Tag: john sneddon

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 […]

1920s Sneddon’s Buildings, Kirkton

  The old photo is High Blantyre Main Street, near Kirkton, looking east. Taken in the 1920’s it shows Sneddon’s Buildings, or Sneddons Laun. In the foreground is Sneddon’s Building, a former row of 2-storey stone tenements on the south side of High Blantyre Main Street. Situated to the west of Kirkton Cross, they once […]