Tag: winter

Ice Fatality on River Clyde

Winter 1927 claimed the life of a young Blantyre deaf man, named John Cook. John, who resided at 51 Glasgow Road, Blantyre was accidentally drowned in the River Clyde directly opposite the East Lodge of Craighead House. The River, owing to the intense cold was partly frozen and Shoemaker John (age 20) was enjoying himself […]