Tag: thomson

Family at Calderwood Lodge

Agnes Cook recently shared this wonderful photo. Pictured are her great grandparents Thomas and Helena Thomson and her granny, Margaret Wallace. The other person is unknown. They’re outside the front of the North Lodge of Calderwood Castle, a house which still exists today, just off Stoneymeadow Road. This family also stayed at 159 Main Street […]

Road Realignment & Spittal Accidents

Road Re-alignment    In January 1927, plans were announced to upgrade the road between Cambuslang and Priory Bridge at a sum of £80,000. Further improvements were budgeted to bypass the Priory Bridge at a cost of £32,000 and to eventually remove the redundant tram standards. By May 1928, there had been complaints that the road […]

Brownlea Cottages, (Jeanfield) – 319/321 Glasgow Rd

Brownlea Cottages (Jeanfield) Constructed: c 1869 Other Names: Jeanfield Cottages Constructor: Robert Lindsay Original Address: 297/299 Glasgow Road House Type: 2 storey houses Current Address: 319/321 Glasgow Road     Brief Summary: Incredibly important building for our heritage, for by our reckoning, this is the oldest surviving house on Glasgow Road South between Springwell and the […]