Tag: matthew campbell

Auchinraith Nursery, 1883

Let’s go to Main Street, High Blantyre next and one of the oldest Blantyre photos. This previously unseen photo is a real treat from 1883! This is the former Auchinraith Nursery on Main Street at the corner of Auchinraith Road. Matthew Campbell Senior (b1836), who owned the nursery at the time is standing on the […]

1878 Earliest Blantyre School Photo

Pictures being sent in just seem to be getting better! Until recently, I thought the earliest Blantyre School photo was from 1886, but this one is a whole load earlier! Seen exclusively online here, it was shared by John Campbell, a direct descendent of the boy marked in the circle. This photo is from 1878 […]