Tag: peesweep

Brown’s Land, Auchentibber

Until August 2015, I thought this building was named Peasweep, but recently found out that Peasweep was the row across the road from it, when in fact, this ruin was actually called Brown’s Land. Located just beyond the Auchentibber Road junction, actually on Parkneuk Road, going up Sydes Brae on the left hand side was […]

Hugh Boyle, KIA during WW1

Continuing my research into all the people noted on the Auchentibber War Memorial. This time, Private Hugh Boyle. His parents, James and Mary Boyle (nee MacKenzie) came to Blantyre from Bridgeton between 1896 and 1901. Employed as a coal miner, James and his wife moved to Peesweep Row at Auchentibber with their young son, Hugh […]