Tag: jackson

Causewayshott Place (Douglas Place)

   Causewayshott, Causewayshot or ‘Causeway Shott Place’ was a former 2 storey tenement situated between Walker’s Building and the Westend. Its location today would be in the front gardens of modern Cloudhowe Terrace.    Original constructors were J&J Walker (joiners of Larkfield) who in 1876 acquired the land from Mr. Jackson of Bardykes. Initially 6 […]

Miss Aggie Lloyd Bain

Miss Aggie Bain – was born Agnes Lloyd Bain in Hamilton on 5th November 1867 to parents David Bain, an accomplished plasterer and Jane Brownlie, who had married in June 1860 in Hamilton. She was the 4th child, behind older siblings Mary, Andrew and John. In 1871, when she was 3, she was living with […]

Bardykes House – A History part 2

Continued from Part 1 From the forthcoming book, “Blantyre Explained” by Paul D Veverka (c) 2016 With the Victorian fashion of extending or renovating homes to incorporate classical features, the Jackson family took the decision to build a new house entirely at Bardykes. This was to be a grander house, the one that we currently […]