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Livingstone Memorial Church

My history colleague and friend Gordon Cook, kindly provides today’s article which is on the humble beginnings of the Livingstone Memorial Church. Accompanying the words is a lovely colourised postcard from around 1904, showing the church in all its glory and of course the much narrower Glasgow Road.    Gordon writes, “With the rapid increase […]

The Manses, Glasgow Road 1989

Here’s a view you won’t see often. Photographed from the steeple of the Livingstone Church in 1989 is the view across Blantyre to the north, looking down on to the TWO manses, (Livingstone and St Joseph’s Manses). Looks cold, perhaps the afterwards of prolonged, snowy weather. These prominent houses cannot really be seen from Glasgow […]