Tag: mary berry

Blantyre Mills 1860 Part 1 of 2

  The following document was published in 1860 and reflects upon Mary Berry’s journal of 1805 and updates things with a description of how Blantyre Mills was functioning in the year 1860. “The factory thus described called Blantyre, situated on the left bank of the Clyde, about four miles below Hamilton, and continues to be […]

1805 Journal Observations – Part 3

  Continuing our look at Mary Berry’s 1805 Journal entry when this English Aristocrat visited Blantyre Mills. On 8th November 1805, Mary was staying in Bothwell House and visited the Blantyre Mills to see the processes for herself. Mary also observes the humble beginnings of the Village. She wrote, “I have said that the whole […]

Priory Ravine Carving

I’ve been fortunate to been sent by Mr Jack Daniels, extracts from the journal of English born, Miss Mary Berry, a well travelled writer who lived from 1763 to 1852. For nearly 70 years of her life she visited many foreign places, writing daily about her experiences. She often visited Bothwell to see her friend […]