Alex Black shared this photo. He told me, “This is a bus run to Saltcoats from Muir Street High Blantyre, circa 1950. My mum’s family (Baird’s) along with friends & neighbours.” Do you recognise anybody?
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Hamish Dow shared this with me adding, “I attach a photo taken outside the Causeystanes Dairy, 9 Broompark Road around 1935. The photo shows my GreatGrandmother M Dow (née McLauchlan) on the left with my Aunt Rosemary Scobbie (née Dow) in the centre. I’m not sure if the gentleman on the right is my GreatGrandfather Malcolm […]
In July 1935, a miracle was reported at Muir Street, High Blantryre. A former miner who had been almost totally blind for 14 years claimed that his sight had been restored following his visit to Lourdes. He was Patrick Gallacher (49) who resided at 12 Muir Street, High Blantyre. Mr Gallacher was one of the 11,000 Catholic […]
In 1948, an American couple returned home to Blantyre for a holiday. Mr and Mrs James Orr arrived in mid July, 1948 from their home in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA with the intention of spending a six week holiday in Blantyre. They holiday residence was with Mrs Orr’s sister Mrs George Preston, at 5 Muir […]