Tag: green

Quoiting Green 1909 Part 1 of 7

  I’ve recently been passed by Gordon Cook, my very own copy of a little Souvenir booklet from 1909 which featured Auchentibber Quoiting Green. The small pamphlet was written exclusively that year by the workers who formed the Quoiting Green. Its purpose was to let visitors know how the green and the famous Italian Gardens […]

Curling Events at Greenhall

Pictured here around 1900 is the Blantyre Curling Team. Alex McWilliam (great, grandfather of Arlene Green) is holding one of the Curling stones ready to take his shot. Many of the men in this team were from High Blantyre and Alex himself was known to farm at Greenhall around the time of this picture. The […]

1958 Calder Street School Photo

Another new School photo to add to the collection. This time 1958 Calder Street School, shared here with permission from Arlene Green. Her mum is on the second row, first on the right.  The other names are as follows; Front row left to right Margaret Baikey, Anne Millar, Jean Gibson, Lotty Carter, ?, Catherine Mulvanney, […]

1918 Ness’s Primary School Low Blantyre

A previously unseen photo of Ness’s Primary school, on Glasgow Road, Low Blantyre, incredibly from 1918. Such a wonderful old photo has been donated and shared to Blantyre Project from my good friend, Arlene Green. (Arlene and I found out a couple of years back that we share common ancestry and distantly related.) Arlene told […]