Tag: springpark

Alexander Watson of Auchentibber

Exploring the life of another Blantyre person. From the Hamilton Advertiser 11/7/1925. Page 2. BLANTYRE FOLK – ALEXANDER WATSON COAL MINER OF AUCHENTIBBER VILLAGE. DEATH OF MR ALEXANDER WATSON “Only a week ago it was our pleasant duty to chronicle the opening of Auchentibber Welfare Institute under the most happy auspices; to-day it is our sad lot to […]

Springpark and John Patrick

Norma Marr in Canada emailed me these wonderful photos of Springpark, taken in the 1950’s in Auchentibber, High Blantyre. She told me, “I am attaching two images of Springpark — my auntie Gina (Georgina Patrick) was born in this house. I also have the same image of the Auchentibber Inn that you have, it is a […]

Auchentibber Primary School 1880 – 1962

<<< Back to Schools Adjacent to the site of “Springpark Pub” on the southern side of Auchentibber Road. First mentioned in Blantyre’s history, proposed in February 1879. Built in 1880 after intervention by Father Peter Donnelly of St Josephs RC Church. This was to be a small school to assist the families that lived in […]