Tag: pettigrew

Vintners

  Vintners – A popular profession in the 19th Century and perhaps earlier in Blantyre was that of being a Vintner. A winemaker or vintner is a person engaged in winemaking. They were generally self-employed although in later times became employed by wineries or wine companies, where their work included: Cooperating with viticulturists. Monitoring the […]

Dyesholm or Dysholm Cottage

  Dyesholm Cottage – or Dysholm Cottage can be dated back to at least 1747, being shown on Roys Military Map of that year, although it is likely to be even older. The cottage sat in an isolated position out with Blantyre Parish in Cambuslang Parish, just over the boundary at the Rotten Calder River. […]

Greenhall Farmhouse

Not to be confused with the large grand house at Greenhall Estate, there was also a Greenhall Farmhouse located near the boundary with Crossbasket Estate. Pictured here in 2004 its its final months by Nick Rice, Greenhall Farmhouse. The earliest record I can find of Greenhall Farm House is on the 1747 map, where the […]