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Major John Ness, Blantyre

Researched by Paul Veverka. Words from the book, “Blantyre Glasgow Road South – The Real Story” (c) 2017 During the late 19th Century in Blantyre and surrounding districts, there was no better known gentleman – and, we venture to say, no more popular than Major John Ness, the veteran and beloved headmaster of Stonefield Parish […]

Glasgow Road 1906

  A wonderful colourised postcard from 1906, depicts Glasgow Road near the bottom of Victoria Street. Looking eastwards towards Hamilton, on the right is Annfield Terrace (in front of Hasties) and beyond it on the right is Stonefield Parish (or Primary) School. The photo celebrates the growth and development of Glasgow Road and shows the […]