Iain Lennox contacted me in November 15, asking, “Just found your website while researching my family tree. According to the 1901 census the Lennox Family (John Snr, Agnes Snr, John Jnr, Agnes Jnr and Andrew lived at Struthers property. John Snr was my great-grandfather , and John Jnr my grandfather. etc… I suspect they lived at one of […]
Blantyre, Lennox, MA – connections?
I’ve been asked by several readers to clarify something found on the website http://www.blantyre.com Thats the website of an American 5 star luxury resort called Blantyre. The query I have received multiple times contests that Blantyre was modelled on a house in Blantyre, Scotland. To explore this, I needed to investigate the history of the […]
Some of it was true
I like this little story. Thomas Lennox (25), unemployed miner, residing in Beckford Street, Hamilton, was sent to prison for 21 days Sheriff Brown at Hamilton, when he admitted breaking into a public-house at 213 and 215 Glasgow Road, Burnbank on the outskirts of Blantyre, on December 19th 1935, and stealing three bottles of whisky […]