Tag: river clyde

The Infant in the Parcel

A sad tale next. My history colleague Robert Stewart recently messaged me reminding me that he had discovered 11 unknown persons interred in Blantyre Cemetery. Whilst doing some more cemetery research, Robert came across an interment of an unknown baby. He told me, “The entry in the records reads:-  Newly born male child – found […]

1903 River Clyde

  A previously unseen photo of the River Clyde. Taken on April 4th, 1903, 2 young figures stand at the end of the Parkburn, where it flows out in to the Clyde, just beyond Bothwell Bridge. The figures stand on the Blantyre side of the river, the bend sweeping downstream towards Craighead. The river looks […]