Continuing our look at Glasgow Road in the 1970s. This time Joanna Terrace. With St Joseph’s school in the background.
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Who remembers “Murray’s The Chemist” on Glasgow Road? These photos taken in 1977 show the chemist at the corner of Joanna Terrace and Glasgow Road. There has been a long tradition of a chemist being on that spot, even going back to prior WW2 and indeed Lloyds Chemist is there today. In the background is […]
On 3rd June 2015, Mary Poole, of Dallas, Texas contacted me to say, “Hi. Mary Carmichael was my great grandmother she was born in Argyle. She married John Watson on April 12th 1867 and they had children Hugh Isabella (my grandmother) James Christina and David. They Lived in Bairds Rows and the Craighead Rows. Both my […]
Following the death from blood poisoning of Danny Munroe, 21-year-old footballer, of Joanna Terrace, Blantyre, doctors puzzled by the death, requested the family’s permission to make a post-mortem examination. Munroe played for Burnbank Athletic at Douglasdale in early September 1937 and sustained a leg injury. From that time, he was under medical treatment and a […]