Tag: gardiner place

1924 Generals Bridge at Stoneymeadow

Thank you to Christina Forrest for sending in her father’s photo of the General’s Bridge,  Stoneymeadow Road. A horse and cart is pictured crossing over the Bridge and the scene looks similar to today. The back of the photo is dated 1924. Christina told me, “I’m not sure how my father ended up with this […]

Oldest Stationers in Blantyre Part 2

This story follows on from William Scott’s family of Stationers, whose daughter Jean, became the first generation of McLean newsagents in High Blantyre. You can read the first part of the story and here. By 1902, we know that Jean Scott was working at her father’s Stationers and Newsagents shop at Gardiner Place, High Blantyre. […]