Tag: stationers

Oldest Stationers in Blantyre Part 2

This story follows on from William Scott’s family of Stationers, whose daughter Jean, became the first generation of McLean newsagents in High Blantyre. You can read the first part of the story and here. By 1902, we know that Jean Scott was working at her father’s Stationers and Newsagents shop at Gardiner Place, High Blantyre. […]

Oldest Stationers in Blantyre Part 1

I’ve very kindly been given access to some information regarding the Scott and McLean families who have been established in Blantyre for five generations as the town’s oldest running Stationers & Newsagents. Blantyre Project reader, Betty McLean lives in Canada and sent over some information connected to this family. I’ve added to it below, expanding […]