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Blantyre Vics – Part 2 1900-1920

Continued from Blantyre Vics Part 1 The current and present club that arose from the ashes was formed in 1900, but again as juniors. The team were reconstructed that year as a professional football team. The story is that the team was formed from a crowd of boys who hung around the corner of Rosendale, […]

1911 Low Blantyre Station

Pictured here in 1911, is Low Blantyre Station , pictured from the North platform, looking towards Glasgow. Scanned in high resolution, you can make out quite a bit of detail including the iron pedestrian footbridge in the background, and further back beyond it the iron road bridge. Two figures stand on the side and i […]

The Alhambra Theatre, Larkfield

Long before John Carrigan’s Pub at Broompark Road, or it’s former life as Finbars, Manhatten, Eddie Collins Bakery, Ingrams Bakery or even older, Lawson’s Bakery, the site at Larkfield was home to The Alhambra Theatre. The building is not featured on 1859 maps, so must have been constructed in the 1860s or 1870s and had […]