Tag: kirkyard

David Maxwell Restaurant, Kirkton

David Maxwell’s Restaurant was situated in the Spiers Laun building, and the establishment later became more known as “The Station Cafe”. Pictured here around 1880s or 1890s is a woman, perhaps related to the Maxwell’s outside the restaurant in High Blantyre’s Main Street. The stone work is new looking, as the building was still fairly […]

1915 High Blantyre Kirkton Cross

Until recently, I’d only ever seen a low resolution version of this photo of High Blantyre top cross at Kirkton. Now scanned in high resolution, some details I’d previously missed, are now apparent. (click on photo to zoom in) Pictured in 1915 and looking Eastwards along Main Street, there are some small details like the […]