Tag: livingston

Livingstone Graves stones

In May 2015, I was pleased to meet the acquaintance of historian, Donald Livingston Clink who has written many articles for the Clan McLea (Livingstone) Society, a worldwide Livingstone historical appreciation society. Over several emails this Summer, Donald provided a lot of interesting information relating to the Livingstone family, most of it new to me, […]

Canadian Search for Livingstone

  On 15th May 2015 , I was contacted by Donald (Livingstone) Clink who has been researching the Livingston/Livingstone family from his home in Canada. Donald said, “For some time now I have been researching the family of Dr. David Livingstone who spent his early life in Blantyre and whose grandfather Neil Livingston brought his […]

1879 Naismiths Directory Adverts

Here are several interesting Blantyre adverts that featured in Naismith’s Business Directory of 1879. James Hazels and Robert Stewart offer builderswork in High Blantyre including plumbing and slating. James B.H Struthers promotes his takeover of the Masonic Hall buildings in being a fine establishment for a party. Meantime Robert Davidson advertises his sawmills in Auchinraith […]