Pictured here is Gerard McGarry and possibly his sister Jeanne. The location is thought to be Blantyre but I’m having trouble reconciling where. It reminds me of Coatshill , Wheatlands or around Elm Street before the new houses were built. Does anybody know where this is. (Obviously windows and doors will look different now). Im […]
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This charming photo was taken in 1994 when Gerard McGarry, a former Blantyre resident, travelled from the United States back to his birth town. Gerard, brought up in Fin Me Oot visited Blantyre again that year seeking out the places of his childhood, like for example, his former school at St Josephs. He’s pictured here […]
Born on 16th December 1944, Gerard McGarry lived at Fin Me Oot (Caldervale). Growing up in Blantyre, he left for the United States in 1962 after Caldervale was demolished. Photographed here throughout his life, we share these here in case anybody in Blantyre remembers Gerard. Photos Courtesy: Monica Jean Chizmadia.
This lovely photo was sent in by Monica Jean Chizmadia. This is her father, Gerard ‘Scotty’ McGarry photographed in Stonefield Public Park, Blantyre around 1950 or so. You can see how popular the park was then, the former boating pond clearly visible. The young trees only a couple of decades old and all at a […]