Margaret Wilson shared this photo proudly adding, “This is a couple of High Blantyre lads. My dad John Morton is on the left and standing beside him is Peter Robertson.” Do you know these men? Perhaps Margaret could add a little more detail?
Some more Blantyre Weddings from 1978 for you! Do you recognise anybody? Miss Gail MORTON of Hillhouse married Mr Clive PURVIS of 14 Greenhall Place, High Blantyre in late Spring 1978. They were married in Burnbank Parish Church. Miss Jan Mauchline, of the Falls, Victoria Street married Mr Anthony Vettraino in 1978. Anthony was from […]
This little newspaper clipping caused me no end of trouble. I found this small story in The Hamilton Advertiser, Saturday 26th April 1862. It tells of the death of the wife of Thomas MORTON, Innkeeper at Parkneuk, Blantyre. It was of particular interest to me as I’d recently published articles about forgotten pubs in the Auchentibber area and […]