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1967 Weddings of Blantyre Folk

Next, we have a few weddings from 1967. First up is Miss Ann Wallace of Glasgow Road, Blantyre who married Mr Alistair Walker of Home Farm, Douglas. The couple were married at Anderson Church on Stonefield Road. Alistair was a constable with Lanarkshire County Police stationed at Cambuslang but was in the process of moving to […]

Brown’s Land, Auchentibber

Until August 2015, I thought this building was named Peasweep, but recently found out that Peasweep was the row across the road from it, when in fact, this ruin was actually called Brown’s Land. Located just beyond the Auchentibber Road junction, actually on Parkneuk Road, going up Sydes Brae on the left hand side was […]

Gallacher Auchentibber Ancestry

In August 2015, Jane Bainbridge (nee Gallacher) contacted me saying, “I loved reading your Nimmo story on Auchentibber. My Dad Robert Gallacher was also born in Auchentibber in 1937. He was one of 11 children (although there was one boy James who died). His parents were Catherine Purse and John Gallacher (later Gallagher.) My uncle […]