Tag: works cemetery

1960s Village Works Gravestones

Inside the buildings next to Shuttle Row (currently used as the offices and conference facilities) are flagstone floors. Did you know that some of the stones within the floor, are actually the gravestones that were removed from the Blantyre Works Cemetery in the 1960s. The stones are difficult to find as the inscriptions are so […]

Canadian Search for Livingstone

  On 15th May 2015 , I was contacted by Donald (Livingstone) Clink who has been researching the Livingston/Livingstone family from his home in Canada. Donald said, “For some time now I have been researching the family of Dr. David Livingstone who spent his early life in Blantyre and whose grandfather Neil Livingston brought his […]