Tag: holmes

Holmes of Hall Street

On 3rd February 2015, Thomas Hamilton-Hailes contacted me saying, “I noticed over the few short months where I’ve followed; with great enjoyment, your digging and delving into Blantyre’s past with unbounded enthusiasm and it has become clear that, if nothing else, you enjoy a challenge so here’s one from me … We’re going back to […]

Elizabeth Holmes brought Home

Pictured in the background of this 1950’s photograph is Craighead Railway Viaduct. This structure carried trains from Hamilton over to Bothwell across the River Clyde on the L.N.E Railway, all at an impressive height of 180 feet! It would surely have been an impressive journey or sight from a rail carriage window. The old walkway at […]