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Allison Place, Springwell, Blantyre

From the illustrated book, “Blantyre Glasgow Road South – The Real Story” by Paul Veverka (c) 2017 One of the largest and oldest properties in Springwell on Glasgow Road was the well known and heavily populated former ‘Allison Place.’ Constructed in 1878 by Robert Lindsay for John Heriot of Wishaw, his daughter Ann Heriot, (a […]

1781 Millhaugh, Blantyre at River Clyde

A little mystery arrived at my doorstep during the 2014 Christmas holidays. Margaret Bright emailed me saying, “I am currently researching my family tree, and I have discovered some connections with Blantyre Mill. Gavin Dalziel was born in Sorn, Ayrshire in 1722 but died in Lanarkshire. His son James was born in Sorn in 1752, […]