Tag: elmwood

Elmwood School

Frances Kane shared this great photo of Elmwood School. Now, I know this is slightly outwith Blantyre, but many Blantyre girls walked across the bridge to attend. Frances told me, “My mother was born in Blantyre and attended Elmwood Girls School.  My mother was about thirteen in this picture which would make this circa 1933. […]

The Dolan Girvin Heritage

I hope I do this story some justice, especially as it ends with a kind and decent man in New York, who is very proud of his Blantyre heritage and especially as I’m now in regular contact with him. I’ve managed to find out some more details whilst researching this story, which I hope are […]