Tag: margaret herbertson

Herbertson Street, Blantyre

   Researching the origins of Herbertson Street proved more difficult than first thought. Nobody has previously written how Herbertson Street acquired its name when postal addresses were allocated around 1910 and the name wasn’t in any valuation rolls of that time. Some research in the earlier 19th Century was called for and all became clear […]

Springwell Farm, Blantyre

  “Blantyre – Glasgow Road, The Real Story” by Paul Veverka (c) 2016 – 2018.    Auchinraith Road at the junction of Glasgow Road moving westward into Blantyre marks the start of the hamlet of Stonefield, often used to describe much of Low Blantyre. However, before we leave Springwell behind to the east and venture […]