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1967 Weddings of Blantyre Folk

Next, we have a few¬†weddings from 1967. First up is Miss Ann Wallace of Glasgow Road, Blantyre who married Mr Alistair Walker of Home Farm, Douglas. The couple were married at Anderson Church on Stonefield Road. Alistair was a constable with Lanarkshire County Police stationed at Cambuslang but was in the process of moving to […]

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 […]

Wallace Blacksmith at Barnhill

  In early December 2016, John Sproat contacted me saying, “I ‘googled’ Barnhill, as I have been researching my ancestors, and found your website. My several-times great grandfather through my mother’s side, one John Wallace, was noted as being a ‘Smith’ (blacksmith) from Barnhill. The reference is to be found in Old Parish Records: OPR […]