Tag: winnie ewing

Winnie Ewing at Priory St 1967

 In 1967 as political figures vowed for Blantyre votes, Mrs. Winnifred (Winnie) Ewing of Blantyre SNP campaigned at the corner of Priory Street, and as these wonderful photos show, youth listened!    Winifred Margaret Ewing (b1929) is a Scottish nationalist, lawyer and prominent Scottish National Party (SNP) politician who was a Member of Parliament (Hamilton […]

1969 Village Gala Day

I’ve uncovered this excellent photo of Blantyre Village gala day taken in 1969 at David Livingstone Centre. Tthis gala day had various guests of honour. Andrew Cruickshank, who played Dr. Cameron in ‘Dr. Finlay’s Casebook’, and Winnie Ewing SNP MP were the special VIP guests and pictured also is the gala queen and attendants. (You […]

1969 Blantyre Village Gala Day

Scanned here by Robert Stewart, from 45 year old deteriorating 35mm slides are two pictures of Blantyre Village Gala Day. Taken in 1969 at David Livingstone Centre, this gala day had various guests of honour. Andrew Cruickshank, who played Dr. Cameron in ‘Dr. Finlay’s Casebook’, and Winnie Ewing MP were the special VIP guests and […]