Tag: smiths

Blantyre Blacksmiths at Priestfield

You may have seen this little colourised photo of Blantyre Blacksmiths on Andy Paterson’s excellent website where he has colorised Blantyre postcards and photos. I thought I’d upload the high resolution black and white original version to show a little more detail, as it doesn’t appear to be anywhere online yet. The photo is taken […]

Smiths Funeral Parlour

Still existing today is Smith’s Funeral Parlour at 83 Stonefield Road, Blantyre. Established first in 1877, the family business served many people throughout Lanarkshire, with several generations of the Smiths running the funeral service. Their business relocated to the current building shortly after the Anderson Church burned down on 8th June 1978. The Anderson Church […]