Tag: ritchie

Broompark Avenue, 1908

This lovely, previously unseen photo from my collection shows the brand new houses built on Broompark Avenue. Photographed here in 1908 or so, they were constructed around 2 years earlier by William Burnett. Obtaining the land from the Jacksons of Croftfoot on 1st November 1905, William Burnett planned on constructing an avenue with good quality […]

David Ritchie Collection

Early Blantyre Photographer   I’m pleased to announce, that throughout every day in 2019, as well as the usual history stories, I’ll ALSO be featuring brand new, previously unseen old photos of Blantyre and surrounding areas.   In a collection of 344 fantastic photos taken between 1895 – 1920 by High Blantyre man David Ritchie, […]

1978 Weddings of Blantyre Folk

  Lets stay with 1978 and see some more Weddings featuring Blantyre folk! Miss Catherine Greenhorn of 7 Jedburgh Street, Blantyre married Alan Ritchie of Knightswood in early 1978. The wedding took place in St Andrews Parish Church in Low Blantyre. Hogmanay 1977, Miss Elizabeth Wotherspoon of 6 Wheatland Avenue and Mr William Allan of […]