Tag: hallside

James Martin’s fate at Hallside

On Thursday 23rd July 1936, a High Blantyre steelworker was tragically killed in an accident near to Blantyre.  James Martin (41), a, crane driver, residing at 208 Main Street. High Blantyre, was involved in this accident which afterwards proved fatal. In the Steel Company of Scotland works Hallside, Cambuslang, two hand winches were being used to hoist […]

Calderglen House – Brief History

I’ve recently read so many incorrect histories and details about Calderglen House, that I thought I would write a brief history, correcting things (as I see it). Calderbank – Lyndsay / Munro / Struthers era To explore the history of Calderglen House, we must understand the original name, Calderbank. The origins of Calderbank House can […]