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Milheugh River Bed Markings

In Spring 2014, I was given a copy of an old account of various historical events in Blantyre, primarily centering around Barnhill. This old account was given to Alex Rochead’s wife when she was a teacher at Auchinraith Primary. The words were actually written much earlier around 1940 and they relate to events 80 years […]

Barnhill Farm, Bardykes Road

This charming old photograph was kindly shown to me by Blantyre Project reader, Marel Adam. Pictured in 1956 is Barnhill Farm. The farm was located on Bardykes Road, on the opposite side of the top of the Peth Brae. Marel’s Uncle and Grandmother are sitting in the family Jag, ready for a day out at […]