Tag: lade

1805 Journal Observations – Part 3

  Continuing our look at Mary Berry’s 1805 Journal entry when this English Aristocrat visited Blantyre Mills. On 8th November 1805, Mary was staying in Bothwell House and visited the Blantyre Mills to see the processes for herself. Mary also observes the humble beginnings of the Village. She wrote, “I have said that the whole […]

Milheugh Lade & Forgotten Mills

Curious about a mysterious postcard in the Hamilton reference library that was titled “Blantyre or Bothwell Mill” and wanting to know more about the Mill at Milheugh, Blantyre man Alex Rochead and I set out on a quest in March and April 2014 to find further information and investigate the mill in more detail. Alex […]