Tag: spiers laun

David Maxwell Restaurant, Kirkton

David Maxwell’s Restaurant was situated in the Spiers Laun building, and the establishment later became more known as “The Station Cafe”. Pictured here around 1880s or 1890s is a woman, perhaps related to the Maxwell’s outside the restaurant in High Blantyre’s Main Street. The stone work is new looking, as the building was still fairly […]

1880s Kirkton Cross & Logans

This photo dates from the late 1880’s or early 1890’s. A charming photo of Kirkton Top Cross. Another source suggests the photo was taken between 1900-1910 but I believe that to be incorrect. The style of the clothes, the fact that the men have beards (that fashion started to fall away by 1900) and other […]