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Nazarene Church, Elm Street

Nazarene Church    The Church of the Nazarene is an evangelical Christian denomination that emerged from the 19th-century Holiness movement in North America around 1907. The Holiness work in Blantyre began in March 1907, the following year the American movement commenced.    It was originally called the ‘Blantyre Holiness Mission’ but changed name in 1910 […]

Origins of Elm Street

     Following the Lanarkshire Slum clearance drive of the 1930’s, and the clearing of Merry’s Rows, in 1950 town planners announced a new Street was to be formed where once the miners homes had been.    These were to be modern, spacious double storey homes with gardens, indoor toilets and more than one bedroom. […]