Tag: smith

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 […]

Teacher not guilty of Assault

On 29th July 1940, a Blantyre school teacher, Quintin Smith, 325 Glasgow Road, Blantyre, was found not guilty in Hamilton J.P. Court of assaulting an 11-year-old pupil at Auchinraith Public School, Blantyre on June 25. The boy, John Cook, in the witness-box, said that along with other boys had been playing football in the school […]