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Livingstone Memorial Misconception

A meeting of the local committee arranged for  carrying on the Livingstone Memorial Scheme took place the Stonefield Parish Church Lesser Hall on Monday 25th April 1929. Rev. W. H. Macdiarmid, B.D., presided, and there were present representatives from the Parish Council, Blantyre Co-operative Society, school teachers and other organisations. The chairman outlined the work done so […]

Robert C McCallum – warden of DLC

  Mr. Robert. C McCallum was the first warden/curator of the Livingstone National Memorial (The David Livingstone Centre) working there during the latter part of 1929, from before the centre opened in October and throughout the 1930’s. He was a member of the South Dalziel Church, Motherwell, a Motherwell man at heart who once lived […]