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1877 Sightseers and the morning after

Blantyre Explosion – occurred on 22nd October 1877. That night the Herald reported, “the most grevious in Blantyre’s history, when fierce squalls of sleet and rain drove away the merely curious, but lowering under hedgerows or whatever slight shelter they could obtain, many anxious ones continued to hang about the scene, eager to receive any […]