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Springpark and John Patrick

Norma Marr in Canada emailed me these wonderful photos of Springpark, taken in the 1950’s in Auchentibber, High Blantyre. She told me, “I am attaching two images of Springpark — my auntie Gina (Georgina Patrick) was born in this house. I also have the same image of the Auchentibber Inn that you have, it is a […]

Leggat Ancestry & History of Springpark Pub Part 2

Continued from Part 1 By 1881, widowed Arthur Leggat was 70 years old and by the time had moved from Bothwell back to his birth-town of Avondale where he would see out his days. His widowed sister, Isabella Stuthers aged 53, lived and worked with him as his housekeeper in Avondale at East Newton Cottage. […]