Priory & Dechmont

priory

Ancient Priory, foundation of Blantyre and surrounding Northern areas incl Dechmont

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Bothwell Castle – history x1
1290

Blantyre Priory and WIlliam – Origins of Blantyre Priory x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1300s
William Wallace – and Blantyre Priory x1
1500s

Communion Cups – from the Priory
1661
Bothwell House – Bothwell Building History x6 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1718
Blantyre Priory – and Bothwell Castle engraving x1
1747

The Forgotten Letrigland – Mystery long lost area x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1748
The Bardykes Black Mill  – Brief History of the Black Millx2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
The Blackmill House, Priory Bridge – Detailed History x4
1770
The Mavis Mill  – A brief History of the mill & buildingsx3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Mavis Mill – History of ownership x5
Bothwell Scenes – from Blantyre Priory x2
1775
Hallside Summer House – Ruined building on edge of Parish x3
1782
The Priory Flood of 1782 – The Clyde rose dramatically x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1799
The Priory Bridge, Blantyre – History of Priory or Spittal Bridgex5 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1801
Bothwell’s Bonny Jane Part 1 of 4 – A love song at Prioryx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Bothwell’s Bonny Jane Part 2 of 4 – A love song at Prioryx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Bothwell’s Bonny Jane Part 3 of 4  – A love song at Priory x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Bothwell’s Bonny Jane Part 4 of 4  – A love song at Priory x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1808
Carving – at Blantyre Priory x1
1817
Fatal fall – from Priory Bridge x1
1834
Turner – sketching Blantyre x4
1841
Removing Blantyre Priory Stones – illegally taking stonework x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1848
Blantyre Beltane at Dechmont – Fire Festival on Dechmont Hillx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1849
The Chapel Eddy – River Clyde vortex at North of Parish x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
The Clyde Railway Bridge – The Bridge at the North of Parish x5
1859
Ruins on Dechmont Hill  – Evidence of structures on hillx2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
History of Loaned Cottages – at Flemington x4
1860
Blantyre Priory – Stereo view oldest photo x1
1870
Letrigland River Crossing – at Bothwell Castle x1
Bothwell Castle – by Thomas Annan x1
Bothwell Castle – painting x1
1876
Priory Coal Mining Pit – The Priory Pit History x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1880
Bothwell Castle – From Blantyre x1
Bothwell Castle  – from the Clyde x1
Clyde Boat Shed – River Clyde x1
1883
Blantyre Priory and the River Clyde – Oldest building in Blantyre x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1885
Bothwell to Blantyre Tunnel? – Blantyre tunnel under Clydex1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ramble by the Priory – Victorian riverside description x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1889
The Priory Colliery  – Also known as Bothwell Castle 3 & 4 minesx1
Priory Colliery Magazine Store – A history of the Dynamite store building x7
1890
The Westend Bar, Blantyre  – History of West End Pub, Glasgow Rdx2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ferry Crossing – near Bothwell Castle x1
Westend Junction – photo and details x1
1892
Priory Colliery – events x1
1894
Bairds Collliery – another new colliery x1
1897
Description of the Priory – record x1
1903
Bothwell Castle – from Blantyre x3
1904
Boy at the Clyde – river photo x1
Ferry Boat – at the River Clyde x2
1908
Organ Grinders – at Blantyre x1
1910
Tramcar on Spittal Bridge  – Photo on Glasgow Roadx1
1920
Blantyre Priory Ruins 1920s – The Priory in ruined state x2
Blantyre Priory – Photo by Robert MacLeod x1
Maggie Marshall at Hallside – Milkmaid photo x1
Bothwell – from Blantyre x1
Colourised – Priory Ruins x1
1921
Two Explosives magazine broken into – Priory x1
1926
Blantyre Bus Smash – at Spittal x1
Loanend Colliery Fatality – 2 men involved x1
1927
Haughhead Hotheads – incident on the bridge x1
Priory Bridge – Tram Heist x1
1928
Raid on Priory Coal Wagons – Stealing coal from the stores x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1929
Signifying interest for Priory Pit Bathhouse – Priory x1
Woman Doctors Pluck – courageous lady doctor x1
1930
Aerodrome Proposal – at Blantyre x1
Forgotten charge – kills a man at Priory x1
End of Loanend Colliery – downturn x1
Burial Found at Dalton – interesting find x6
Blantyre Priory – description from book x1
Priors and The Priory – Dr Wilsons Book x2
1931
Fire at Priory Colliery – danger to all x1
Canoe woes – on the clyde x1
1932
The Priory Pit Bathhouse  – Colliery Workers bathsx2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre Priory – from Bothwell rare view x1
1933
Fatality at Blantyre Priory – accident x1
1934
A mean Bicycle theft – ends up with remand x1
Craighead Teenage Tragedy – at riverbank x1
1935
800 Miners idle – at Priory Colliery x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1936
Footballer Injured – at Blantyre Priory Colliery x1
Bardykes Colliery – accident leaves 5 dead x1
1937
Hero – saves Blantyre youth x1
1938
Miners Forfeit wages to charity – strike ends with donations x1
850 idle miners at Priory – in striking support for 1 man x1
Two Miners Electrocuted – At Newton Colliery x1
1939
Fatal Black out at Priory Bridge – Man killed at Priory Bridge x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1940
Bardykes Colliery Double Tragedy  – 2 workers killed in short timex1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1944
The Priory Tunnel, a theory – Tunnel under the Clyde concealedx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Reclaiming the River Clyde – after bing collapse x1
1947
Priory Collapse – Story of collapsed bing into the Clyde x1
1948
The Dechmont Flittings – Rehousing of an entire communityx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Priory Pit Children Playing – Playing at the Priory Row houses x2
1950
The Ruined Priory  – Archeologists description of Prioryx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Loanend Cottages – from the bing x1
1955
View from Loanend – from the bing x1
Another view from Loanend – from the bing x1
1956
The Blantyre Carvings  – Priory carvings by Tommy Hawkinsx11 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1960
Westend Bar – aerial photo x1
1965
Memories of Craigton Place – by Gerry Walker x1
1966
Removal of Priory Bing – by Anthony Smith x1
1967
Construction of M74 – Shared by A Hastings x45
Three fatalities – at Spittal x1
1968
The Priory Pit, The Last Lum  – Chimney photo by Robert Stewartx1
1972
Fire’s Without Smoke – Changing coal to electric firesx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Trip to Calderpark Zoo – Veverka baby photo x1
1978
Craigknowe – Right of way x2
Priory – Right of Way x1
1982
Loanend Cottages – and Flemington x1
1989
Blantyre highland Games – Jon Pail Sigmurssen x1
2014
Otters back to the Calder – Photo by Jim Brown x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Priory Bridge – photo x1
2015
View from Hamilton Road – Request G Cunningham x1
Mavis Mill Lade and ruins – photographed in March x5
Priory Pit – Dynamite store x1
Priory Pit Bath Ruins – exploring whats left x3
Priory Ruins – whats left now x5
Celtic Crosses – at Blantyre Priory x2
Astricted Mills – Blantyre mills of the Calder x1
Blantyre Priory Tunnel – my Search Part 1 x5
Blantyre Priory Tunnel – my Search Part 2 x5
Clinging on to Blantyre trees – at the Priory x1
Mini Find at Blantyre Priory – exploring x1
Bothwell Castle – scene from Priory x2
Blantyre Priory – recent photos x3
Blantyre Priory – stonework x3
2016
Bull at Loanend – photo x1
Hidden Steps at Blantyre Priory – by Wullie Bell x2
Railway Tunnel – at Dalton at Glasgow Road x2
Loanend – May 2016 x3
Priory Bridge – Wildflower meadow x1
Pit Baths – artwork x1

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