Tag: main street

Gala Day Mass Gathering

The children’s annual gala day in connection with Blantyre Co-operative Society was held on Saturday 24th June 1916. The children from Stonefield assembled at the Society’s premises on Glasgow Road, where they were marshalled in processional order, and headed by Blantyre Silver Band and the Salvation Army Band, marched via Auchinraith to the Society’s premises […]

159 & 161 Main Street

Agnes Cook sent me a message saying, “Can you look into 159 and 161 Main Street, High Blantyre for me please.?My great grandparents home (159)” Well, I do have a few notes on this house. There is an added complexity though, as this property like many on Main Street has had several names and addresses! […]