Tag: meechan

The Priory Bar, Blantyre

From my book, “Blantyre Glasgow Road South – The Real Story” by Paul Veverka (c) 2017 Priory Place & The Priory Bar     Priory Place was a former 19th and 20th Century building situated at the eastern corner of Glasgow Road and Logan Street junction. It comprised primarily of a popular public house (named the […]

High Blantyre School

  It’s 141 years to the day since High Blantyre (and Low Blantyre Ness’s) Schools opened. This article though seeks to provide a detailed history of the High Blantyre School. The following article has taken some time to research, but I hope you find interesting. High Blantyre Primary School –The school was built from the […]

Tribute to a Grand Clubman 1955

  The players representing Blantyre Celtic in a game against Yoker Athletic on Saturday 20th August 1955 wore black armbands and the flag at Craighead Park was flown at half mast out of respect to “Jimmy” Meechan whose sudden death at his home at 112 Logan Street on Thursday 18th August 1955 was a shock […]