Tag: old parish church

Inside Church Steeple

  A rather rare and unusual photo of the inside of High Blantyre Old Parish Church steeple! Through kind and generous funding from the people of Blantyre, congregation and businesses, the steeple was made safe in 2013 and restored to its former glory. Indeed, the amount raised exceeded the cost of the repairs with enough […]

Celebrating 450 years

Blantyre Old Parish Church celebrates 450 years in High Blantyre on Wednesday 8th March 2017. Exactly 450 years before that day, according to the records, finances stopped being paid to the Priors at Blantyre Priory. In the midst of reformation, Blantyre Old Parish Church was then founded in 1567 by Rev. William Chirnside who had […]