Tag: russells farm

Stonefield Road from Russell’s Farm 1940s

Photographed in the 1940’s is a view from Wheatlandhead Farm (Russells’ Farm) at Stonefield looking across to Stonefield Road behind the hedge line in the distance. The photo is courtesy of Elaine Russell, whom a couple of years back gave me permission to share some of her family photos. I thought I’d offer some information […]

Glasgow Road and the Orlits 1940’s

This view from Wheatlandhead Farm faces on to Glasgow Road in the 1940’s and is shared here by the owner of the photo, Elaine Russell. Elaine’s family used to own and work at Wheatlandhead until the farmhouse was demolished in the 1960’s. Today, these fields are more commonly known as the Orlits Housing estate, i.e […]

1940s Wheatlandhead Farm Fields

Former Wheatland Farm owner, Elaine Russell gave me written permission in 2012 to share some of her family photos with Blantyre Project. Writing up the history of this old farm has been complicated and proved to be one of the oldest farms in Blantyre. In April 2015, Hamish McBain, a relation of the Russells contacted me with […]