Tag: james walker

Athole Cottage, High Blantyre

Athole Cottage – or Athol had address 8 Hamilton Drive, just off Syes Brae, High Blantyre. Constructed in 1902, by James Walker a local contractor in his 40’s, James owned and occupied the small, detached cottage when it was initially only accessible from Craigmuir Road (now severed by the East Kilbride Expressway). James Walker was […]

Walkers Buildings, Glasgow Road

     ‘Walkers Buildings’ were named after constructor James Walker, who was one half of a former joinery partnership named “J&J Walker (based in Larkfield).” James Walker born in Motherwell in 1843 lived at the bottom of Stonefield Road, the neighbour of the Craig family and was a joiner by trade.     Around 1877, the […]