Tag: rosendale

Rosendale Football Team

Rosendale Football Team or ‘Blantyre Rosendale’ was a former local football team which formed in April 1910. By Setpember that year, their skills were attracting interest from the community who compared their relatively new talents to some of Blantyre’s older teams. The team comprised of players largely from the Rosendale Tenements just off Glasgow Road. This was just one of […]

Rosendale Place, Blantyre

Rosendale Place    Rosendale Place was a former large 3-storey tenement, situated just off Glasgow Road at the corner of Auchinraith Road, commanding an elevated vantage point above and to the rear of Chamber’s Buildings and Caldwell Buildings. In the 20th Century, across was toad was The Horse Shoe Pub (Kelly’s Bar or Kelly’s Corner […]

Hogg – Miller Blantyre Ancestry

Caitlyn Clarkson emailed me recently from her home in Canada, commenting, “You have created a wonderful website, the photographs are amazing and create such a sense of time and space. My great great grandparents lived in Blantyre for quite some time. They were Helen Miller and James Hogg. Helen Miller who married James Hogg (coal miner). Helen […]