Tag: peter wilkie

1974 Peter & Margaret Wilkie Anniversary

  What a fantastic photograph this is. It was taken in Dunblane Hydro Hotel in 1974, the event being Peter and Margaret Wilkie’s Silver Anniversary. A treasured photograph shared by their son, Sandy. Now, this photo reads like a real “whos who in Blantyre” of that year and as well as being a happy occasion […]

Blantyre who’s who

  This next photo read like a real ‘who’s who’ of Blantyre business. Ian Robb of Spittal Farm, Jackie Evans the Bookie, Peter Wilkie of Birdsfield, Davy Scott Ice Cream man of Tony Valerio (Victoria Cafe latterly owned by Bill Skouse), Archie Struthers of Shott Farm and Jock Young mechanic from the garage attached to […]

1966 Palomino Stallion & Peter Wilkie

This photo is from the mid 1960’s and pictured is Peter Wilkie at Bardykes. He’s standing beside beautiful Golden Monarch, a Palomino Stallion put out to stud at Bardykes. The photos is kindly shared here by Sandy Wilkie, through Alex Rochead with permission. Gordon Cook, local historian told me, “This reminds me of the night he […]