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Blairhoyle – 325 Glasgow Road, Blantyre

Blairhoyle Constructed: c 1869 Other Names: Brownlie House Constructor: Robert Lindsay Original Address: 303 Glasgow Road House Type: 2 Storey Houses Current Address: 325 Glasgow Road     Brief Summary: ‘Blairhoyle’ no doubt takes its name after the beautiful, scenic place of that name near Callendar in Stirlingshire. Semi detached, with a garage it together with […]

Major John Ness, Blantyre

Researched by Paul Veverka. Words from the book, “Blantyre Glasgow Road South – The Real Story” (c) 2017 **Update: Since writing this, I have revisited and now have a huge amount of expanded detail about John Ness, available in the Feb 2020 book, “Blantyre People” by Paul Veverka (c) 2020 During the late 19th Century […]

1978 David Livingstone Primary

Another old school photo surfaces shared here from Arlene Green. This time a little more modern than we’re used to seeing here. The year would appear to be 1978, David Livingstone Primary School. The primary four class led by teacher Mrs Monk. Can you name anybody in the photo. Feel free to tag? Whats your […]

1937 Retired Footballer becomes teacher

Evelyn Morrison was a Wishaw footballer who played for Falkirk. He finished as the top scorer in the Scottish Football League Division One in the 1928–29 season, scoring 39 goals. This remains the highest single-season total ever recorded for the club. This season attracted much interest from larger clubs, with Evelyn going on to play […]