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James & Annie Aitkenhead, 1905

Born in 1830 in Bothwell, James was a founding member of the Blantyre building firm Aitkenhead Builders. His wife, Annie Cant, a year his senior and a relative of the famous wealthy Carnegie family, was born in Limekilns, Dunfermline. The couple married in Glasgow in 1855 and there were 10 children born of the marriage. Two sons and two daughters stayed in […]