Auchinraith 1900s

auchinraith, blantyre

Hamlet on Blantyre’s Eastern side with Industrial roots & adjacent to nearby Burnbank

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1900
An ill wind doth blow – Shop robbery on a Winters night x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Opening of Auchinraith Primary – Primary School on Auchinraith Rd x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1901
I‘m Away then – Pit cage accident at Auchinraith Colliery x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre Auchinraith Silver Band – Formation of the popular band x3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1905
Discouraging Blantyre Children – Forcing study instead of sports x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre Co-operative Bakery – the history of the building x1
1910
Auchinraith Primary School – from Craig Street x1
1925
Playing in the New year – 20s style x1
1928
1920’s Motor Cyclist Fined – Dangerous driving near Main Streetx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Health Centre – at Victoria Street x1
Health Centre – opening ceremony x1
1929
Morris Crescent – fire x1
Whisky after hours – at Auchinraith Vaults x1
1930
The Auchinraith Pit Disaster – Catastrophe that took 5 lives x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Relatives Gather at Auchinraith Pit – Family arrive at the Collieryx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Auchinraith House, the Final Years – Demise of the grand house x3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Auchinraith Row – Miners homes near the Colliery x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre Cooperative Society Bakery – A brief history x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Auchinraith Disaster – a sad co-incidence x1
Auchinraith Pit Disaster – some details x1
St Johns Wood – Pidgeon coops x2
1931
Renovation of Auchenraith Railway Junction – Springwells Bridge 1 x3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Trial of Auchinraith Miners – after colliery disaster x1
Colliery Trial Ended – at Auchinraith x1
National Unemployed Workers Movement – history x1
One ton of coal – stolen x1
Colliery Equipment – sale x1
1932
Remembering St Andrew’s Ambulance Service – from Muir Wasson x4 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Hogmanay Burglaries in Blantyre – near Craig Street x1
Dogs vrs Turkey – At Birdsfield x1
Auchinraith Vaults – Rammy x1
1933
Blantyre Squatter – forced to leave x1
Logan Street homes – prove tempting x1
Blantyre folk rally – for ejected family x1
Death of an honest Blantyre man – Morris Cresc x1
1934
Miners Welfare Women’s Committee  – from Mary Falco x1
New Year Depression – with sad ending x1
1935
Cat Rescued – at replaced railway bridge x1
Toddler’s death – due to chemicals x1
Lanarkshire’s Slum Drive – Clearances x1
1936
Gifting the Welfare Playpark – land at Victoria Street x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Calder Street – school photo x13
1937
Festive Fire leaving families homeless – at Calder Street x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Dragged along Glasgow Road – Double decker bus injury x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Craighead Retreat  – photo and description x1
Slater Family – at Merry’s Rows x1
1938
Blantyre’s new timber houses – new commission x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Brief Royal Visit to Blantyre – on way to Hamilton x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1939
Squatting at Timber Houses – Report of housing shortages x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1940
Teacher not guilty of assault – Child accuses teacher of cruelty x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ten Families homeless due to fire – Fire at Henderson Buildings x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Gutted by Fire at Hendersons buildings – corner of Auchinraith x1
1942
Blantyre Couple’s Haunfu Born – Triplets born x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Royal Visit to Bowling Club – people named x2
1945
Bellsfield Farm Sheepwash – Now Meadow Avenue x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1946
Auchinraith Primary School – class photo x1
1948
She told the Police – Mother charged defending son x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre news in New York – Donnelly distributes news x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
John Scotts – Hardware Shop Victoria Street x2
1949
Victoria Street – Elizabeth Weaver as baby x1
1951
Fire at the Blantyre Industrial Estate – Fire damages business x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Betty and Brian at Victoria Street – from Betty Weaver x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1953
Victoria Street – Elizabeth Weaver photos x2
1954
Calder Street Secondary School – photos x1
1955 
Opening Calder Street Library – detailed history x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre fairground – comes to Auchenraith x1
Looking to Main Street – at Auchinraith x1
Looking to Victoria Street – at the Cemetery x1
Aerial Photos of the Timber Houses– Auchinraith x4
Fire at Craighead Farm – Auchinraith x1
1957
Quiet Victoria Street – Shared by Elizabeth Weaver x1
1958
Calder Street School – Class photo from Arlene Green x1
Children hurt in Army blast – Dixon’s Washouse demolitionx4 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Miners Welfare Bowling Club – Shared by Gerry Kelly x1
1959
Calder Street School – Class photo from my own archives x1
1960
Calder Street Football team – photo by Ian Dobson x1
Auchinraith Railway Junction – derelict photos x5
Shop – at corner of Welsh Drive x1
1961
Calder Street – School Photo from R Stewart x1
1962
Timber Houses – playpark photos x2
1967
Calder Street Secondary School – Class photo x1
1968
Former Miners – jaunt to the sea x1
No Ball Games – Bellsfield x1
1970
Auchinraith Club – photo x1
1975
Whistleberry Railway Bridge – Demolition of Glasgow Rd rail bridge x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1978
Elm Street – View towards Glasgow Road x1
1979
Hamilton Playbus – at Auchinraith Road x1
1980
Anford Boys Club – at Auchinraith x1
1987
Auchinraith Primary School – photo x1
1988
Auchinraith Club Party – 18th birthday party x7
Boys Brigade trip to Aviemore – Skiing with BBs x3
1996
Auchinraith Kids – at Primary school x1

Results: 92 articles. More added here daily
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