This photo shared by Charles Quinn is Stonefield Primary School, better known as Ness’. Taken in 1956, it was just a year or two before many of the children moved to the David Livingstone Memorial Primary School. Recognise anybody?
By the turn of the Millennium as these 2002 photos show, St Joseph’s Primary School on Glasgow Road had seen better days. It is little wonder from these photos that plans were already then foot to discuss building a new school. The new school was built in 2010, opening in October that year although snagging […]
When this previously unseen, amazing photograph was given to me, it instantly became one of my favourites of all photos in my collection! It’s just SO clear and detailed. Pictured around 1905 to 1910 is the former Auchinraith School. The girls entrance on the left, boys on the right can clearly be seen. The stonework […]
This photo was shared recently by Jack Bethel. It’s an aerial photo of Blantyre taken in the early 1980s. A time before the Technology Park and before housing beside the church. The road snaking through the picture is Hunthill Road, with the old High Blantyre Primary School seen at the bottom left, one of 2 […]
David Livingstone Youth Centre was formed in October 1966 and by springtime 1967 had a membership of over 60 boys and girls. The club was organised by the County Further Eduction department met on two separate evenings at David Livingstone Memorial Primary School at Coatshill. The leader was Samuel Trussler of Kirkton Avenue, High Blantyre […]
Stonefield Parish Infant School ‘Stonefield Parish Infant School’ being a bit of mouthful, the toddlers school in Low Blantyre was nicknamed by locals as “The Wee School.” It is incorrectly written in publications by others that the infant school was immediately behind Stonefield Parish School, but this wasn’t the case. The former infant school […]
School Photo time. This is High Blantyre Primary School around 1979 or 1980, but can you name the pupils? Teacher looks like Mrs Wishart of Hunthill Road. Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said,: Amanda Hobbs Back row- Dawn, Janet, Lisa, Joyce, […]
Saturday 3rd June 1978 was a day of sunshine with all the fun of the fayre at David Livingstone Primary School. The Parents Association organised a Summer Fayre, their first ever, and was a huge success with hundreds of people turning up to see a show that included pony rides, karate displays, band concerts, […]