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The Priory Bar, Blantyre

From my book, “Blantyre Glasgow Road South – The Real Story” by Paul Veverka (c) 2017 Priory Place & The Priory Bar     Priory Place was a former 19th and 20th Century building situated at the eastern corner of Glasgow Road and Logan Street junction. It comprised primarily of a popular public house (named the […]

1957 Dynamite theft at High Blantyre

In January 1957, a Burnbank man was jailed for 3 years after admitting stealing explosives from Dixon’s Collieries. Charles Tallis, a 44 year old unemployed labourer of Gordon Terrace, Burnbank was jailed at the High Court in Edinburgh on Friday 4th January 1957 for his part in breaking into a National Coal Board explosives store […]