Tag: fegan

Blantyre Pawnbroking in the 19th Century

  It’s always fantastic when somebody researches a Blantyre subject in detail and shares those words here. Dave Barry had Blantyre ancestry involved in the pawnbroking business and has taken time to share his research here. The well written words are Dave’s and he’s given me permission to share them here. “In 1886, Blantyre had […]

Fegan and McLindens of Blantyre

  Dave Barry contacted me in October 2015, saying, “Dear Paul, Although not a native of Blantyre, I’ve unearthed some family history from the area, and have written the attached brief summary. While researching my great-grandfather, a grocer in Holytown who died aged 32, ruined by the crash of the City of Glasgow Bank in 1878, […]