Low Blantyre

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History of Low Blantyre

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1747
The 1747 Low Blantyre map – Roys Military Map x1
Woodhouse – Station Road x1
1810
Stonefield Farm (Hasties) – Pre WW1 detailed history x8 glasgow
1832
Clayhouse – Blantyre Village x1
1859

Gow’s Linn Waterfall, Parkburn – Small waterfall on the Parkburnx2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
James Wells Passion for Trees – Emigrated man plans millions of treesx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Early Glasgow Road – early history x1 glasgow
1870
Expansion of Glasgow Road – development x1 glasgow
Origins of Logan Street – beginnings x1 glasgow
Origins of Craig Street – beginnings x1 glasgow
1874
Bloomfield Cottage – Low Blantyre x3 glasgow
1875

Opening of Low Blantyre Schools
– Two schools open on same dayx2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 glasgow
1876
Merry’s Rows, Blantyre – Murray’s Rows, a detailed history x6 glasgow
Priory Place & Priory Bar – Detailed history x5 glasgow
1877
Turner’s Buildings (Central Buildings) – Detailed history x7 glasgow
1878
Electric Telegraph – in Blantyre x1
Hendersons Buildings, Blantyre – a detailed historyx8 glasgow
Burleigh Church – our detailed history x3 glasgow
1879
Blantyre Lodge Livingstone 599 – Part 1 of 2 (see 1904 for Part 2) x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 glasgow
Sprott’s Buildings – a detailed history x5 glasgow
1884
The History of Blantyre Co-op – by Paul Veverka x3 glasgow
1887
Blantyre Riots – Baton used x1
1892
McVaney’s Land  – detailed history x3 glasgow
1898
Abbeygreen Hall – and consulting rooms incl Dr Fishers surgery x9 glasgow
1900
Boatland Crossing & Ferry Path  – Photos shared by Robert Stewart x2
Bizarre Schoolboy Craze – on Glasgow Road x1
School Board – Nominations x1
Grant’s Building– Brand new x1
1903
Stonefield Parish Church Steeple – Glasgow Road x1 glasgow
1904
Blantyre Lodge Livingstone – Part 2 of 2 (see 1879 for Part 1)  x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Bothwell Castle – from Blantyre side of river x2
Glasgow Road – scene from 1904 x1
Glasgow Road -further scene from 1904 x1
Glasgow Road – more from 1904 x1
Glasgow Road – look into the past x1
Glasgow Road – further photos x1
Glasgow Road – more photos x1
Masonic Buildings – a detailed history x9 glasgow
1905
William Rae – The story of the Bloodless Surgeon x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre Police Force – Herbertson Street Photo by David Ritchie x1 glasgow
Glasgow Road – traditional scene x1
1906
Jackson Street – Eastern homes x1 glasgow
Jackson Street – Western homes x1 glasgow
1910
School Photo Blantyre – Family photo Danskinsx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Andrew Gilmours – Glasgow Road incl Adverts x3
Andrew Gilmours – More great photos of the shop x2
Origins & Evolution – of Church Street x1 glasgow
1911
Low Blantyre Station – nice postcard x1
1912
Thomas Baxter & Sons – at Church Street x4
Inscription – at garage at Church Street x2
1913
The Blantyre Picture Theatre (Dookit) – The Dookit history x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1917
Blantyre Co-op Central Premises – history x7 glasgow
1922
St Josephs – Football Team x1
1923
David Lamond Coal Contractors  –  Hawthorn Place by John Maguirex2
1926
The Whisky Haul – break in x1
Co-op Rammy – Glasgow Road x1
Glasgow Road – fire x1
1927

Glasgow Road at John Street – Viewpoint from the junctionx2
Bus Drivers – rescue family x1
Horses – Rescued from fire x1
Presentation -to Dr Curran x1
Sunday Excursion – by train x1
Central Garage (Harpers) – detailed history x3 glasgow
1928
Horses Wild Dash – at Glasgow Road x1
School Teacher killed – on Glasgow Road x1
Audacious Pub theft – Livingstonian x1
1929
Compensation to Livingstone memorial -church monies x1
1930
Robertsons Ginger cart – Ginger deliveries in Blantyre x2
St John’s Wood and Episcopal Church – at Logan Street x1 glasgow
1931
Dogs loyal vigil – on railway line x1
Miners wife run over – by engine x1
1932
Tragedy befalls the Cliffords – at Station Rd x1
1934
Glasgow Road Dance – rammy x1This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Funeral Delay at Alpine Street – a story x1
1935
Building a Blantyre icon – Construction of pavements x1
Canadian Mine – Fatal Mishap x1
Celebrations – Quickly turn to tragedy x1
The Dookit and Jimmy “Brick” McCallum – narrative x1
Council Homes – on Glasgow Road x1
1936
4 year old Fatality – on Glasgow Road x1
1938
Given to Wandering – Boy wanders out of town x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Slater Family – at Priory Street x1
1939
Fatality at Alpine Street – Gable end collapses killing man x1
Minister under the Influence – Blantyre minister caught drunkx1
Ancient Remains – at what is now Bellairs Place x1
1940
Bobby, a brave sailor from Blantyre – shared by Arlene Green x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre Accies football team – John Street picturex1
Carry on Kids Carry on Kids – Wartime spirit x1
Templetons Ltd – of Glasgow Road x1
1946
John Street Gable Collapse – leaving families homeless x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
John Street Gable Collapse – further detail x1
1949
Didn’t recognise his brother – Elderly gent reunites with brotherx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1953
Blantyre Co-op Women’s guild– 50th Anniversary of the guild x1
Low Blantyre Post Office – bottom of Logan Street x3 glasgow
1955
St Joseph’s Primary School – school photo x1
1960
Station Road Nicholson’s  – Popular shop in Low Blantyrex1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1961
Low Blantyre Railway Station – History of the Stationx1
Blantyre Girls Memories – shared by Marion Robertson x1 camera-film-icon x1
Low Blantyre Train Station – photo of older station x1
1962
Queens Visit to Station Road – Cine still at Broadway x1
Christies Burn – Stream running to Clyde x1
1963
Low Blantyre Goods shed – A brief history x2
1967
Windows Smashed – Glasgow Road x1
1968
Walter Batters – Ironmongers, Glasgow Road x1
1969
Blantyre Public Park– Family photos of Low Blantyre Park x13
1970
Nostalgic scene – Glasgow Road x1
1972
St Josephs Primary School – Nativity Scene x1
1973
Acquiring 19 Church Street – Thomas Baxter x1
1975
St Josephs Primary – Staff photo x1
1977
St Josephs SVDP – volunteer group x1
Glasgow Road – end of an era x1
1978
St Josephs Primary School – sent in by Josie Caserta x1
Railway Line – right of way x2
Glasgow Road – The Sports Centre planned x1
Dr Maurice Miller – Doctor’s orders and warning x1
Glen Travel – photo x1
Body Blow – for Glasgow Rd Redevelopment x1
Enquiry – avoided at the last minute x1
Last Objectors – withdraw x1
Blitz on Rats – Demolition & Clearance x1 glasgow
Shabby – Glasgow Road x1 glasgow
Speedway – photo x1
Miners Welfare – gala day out x1
Community Centre – not meant to be x1
Elm Street – Playpark x2 glasgow
1980
Clydeview Shopping Centre – Glasgow Road x1 glasgow
Clydeview Shopping Centre – East x3 glasgow
The last demolished tenement – Glasgow Road x1
Clydeview Shopping Centre – West x8 glasgow
1981
Glasgow Road – gala day x1
Gala Day – Floats x1
1982
St Andrews Parish Church – history x2 glasgow
Landscaping – Clydeview Shopping Centre & Sports Centre x1
Glasgow Road – photo looking east x1 glasgow
1984
Blantyre Harp AFC – Football team at Parkville x1
Devlin Grove – History of Residents Care home x2
1986
Big Daddy – visits Sports Centre x1
Gibbs of Galson – Clydeview Shopping Centre x1 glasgow
1990
Glasgow Road Paintings – and Part 2 by Harry Rankine x5 glasgow
1993
Blantyre Library Key – donated back from E Daly x2
1996
Victoria House Care Home – brief history x1 glasgow
2002
The Police Station – by Robert Stewart x1
2011
Sign of the Times – strange sign on Glasgow Road x1
2012
Low Blantyre Promotional Video – Beautiful Blantyre camera-film-icon
2014
Blantyres Christmas Tree – Low Blantyre Public Park x1
2015
Blantyre Station – Carparking doubles in size x1
Forgotten Clyde Bride – part 2 x2
April Visit – to the Clyde x4
2016
Greendales to Clydesdale – the Co-emporium x7
Blantyre Police Station – at risk x1
Tree is up and ready – waiting to be switched on
2017
Clydeview Shopping Centre – proposed partial demolition
Clydeview Shopping Centre – development update
The Country Shop – Glasgow Road north x5

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This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 Article in book “Blantyre Project – A Journey in Time” series by Paul Veverka
glasgow  Article in book “Blantyre Glasgow Road – The Real Story” by Paul Veverka

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  1. you can add this little bit of information if appropriate……

    William McCauley Brown was my great uncle….

    Glasgow Herald 6 April 1900
    Blantyre – Colliery Accident – William Brown (39), residing at 3 Craighead Rows, was injured on Wednesday in the ell coal seam of No 2 Pit, Craighead Colliery. While employed as a miner, he was knocked down by a fall of coal. After being attended at his own home by Dr Macpherson, who found him suffering from internal injuries, he was removed to the infirmary in the ambulance waggon.

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