Tag: rose garden

Auchentibber Memoirs Part 6

Continuing our look at Flora Dickson Potter’s research and memoirs of Auchentibber. Flora sadly, no longer alive put these words down on paper, and now kindly passed on to me with thanks ,via Janet Cochrane.  In Flora’s words, she continues to discuss the Auchentibber Quoiting Green and Italian Gardens. “A series of photographs, which may […]

Robert C McCallum – warden of DLC

  Mr. Robert. C McCallum was the first warden/curator of the Livingstone National Memorial (The David Livingstone Centre) working there during the latter part of 1929, from before the centre opened in October and throughout the 1930’s. He was a member of the South Dalziel Church, Motherwell, a Motherwell man at heart who once lived […]

Quoiting Green 1909 Part 2 of 7

Referring to a little souvenir booklet from 1909 written by the workers who created the Auchentibber Quoiting Green and surrounding gardens, these words tell of how Auchentibber Inn owner Mr. J.B Struthers being disillusioned at dreary little villages and inns, wanted to create something at Auchentibber, presumably not only to beautify the back of his […]