Tag: mclellan

McLelland’s Land, Springwell

From the book, “Blantyre Glasgow Road – The Real Story” by Paul Veverka (c) 2017 Using the 1898 map below for reference, our very first building on Glasgow Road within Blantyre Parish is the former “McLelland’s Land.” McLellan or McLelland’s Land (depending on various census information) was a small, former plot of land about a […]

Braehead Cottage, Auchentibber

I was recently contacted by Elaine Currie Akelis, saying, “Hi Paul, We have just bought Braehead cottage (Auchentibber), with the intention of starting from scratch and re-building once we have demolished the old property. I wanted to find out some history of the land and property so that ( in some way) hopefully incorporate some of […]