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Extensive Northern Commercial Area of Blantyre with the Main Glasgow Road featuring

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1790
The Winks Inn, Glasgow Road – Old Pub on way out of Blantyre x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 glasgow
1791
1700s Blantyre Mineral Spring – Springfield Namex1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Mining in and around Blantyre – Brief history of coal mining x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1820
Westneuk Concert Hall & Stonefield Cottage – At Glasgow Roadx3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1830
Clive Place Public House  – The Pub before Old Originalx5 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1840
Stonefield Brickfield – The John Street Brickie x4 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1843
Anderson Church & Manse  – Stonefield Roadx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1851
Stonefield Burn – under the Glasgow Road x1
1859
Blantyre Cotton Works Toll Point – Junction of Glasgow & Station Rdx3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Greendales – at Stonefield junction of Station Road x1
Toll Brae – Blantyre Glasgow Road x1
1866
Blantyre Bowling Club – The beginnings x4
1870
Hope Hall – Glasgow Road x1
1875
Eventful night at Hastie’s Farm – Break in and fire at Hastiesx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 glasgow
Harts Land – or Harts Laun. History of the Glasgow Road Buildings x2
Blantyre Gas Company – at Stonefield x2
Blantyre Police Station – Glasgow Road x5 glasgow
Stonefield Parish School – Ness’s School x7 glasgow
1876
Need for a new Church – at Stonefield x1
Avon Buildings – Low Blantyre x5 glasgow
1877
Dixon Row Deaths – from Pit Explosion x1
1878
St Joseph’s School Chapel 1878 – The School Chapel building x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Donations for – Stonefield Parish Church x2 
1880
Stonefield Parish Church – Glasgow Roadx7 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 glasgow
Gasworks Row – on Stonefield Road x1
Opening of – Stonefield Parish Church x1 glasgow
Stonefield Parish – Bible x1 glasgow
1882
Clive Place Pub – the Old, Older Original Bar on Glasgow Road x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Dixons Rows – Detailed history and research x6
1883
Murderous Assault on Police – Attack on the Police with charges x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1884
Stonefield Indepenent Co-op – alternative to Co-op x1
1885
Blantyre Rechabites – Friendly Society x1
1886
Blantyre Pawnbroking – Business details x2 glasgow
1889
Magic Lantern Show at Dixon’s Halls  – New Technology on displayx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1890
The Torrance Grocery – Glasgow Road x1 glasgow
1891
Stonefield Parish Infant School – Blantyre x3 glasgow
1892
Collapse of Miners Homes – at Stonefield x1 glasgow
Roberts Land – at Herbertson Street x2 glasgow
1895
Livingstone Church Explosion  – Heating equipment explodes in churchx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Dixon’s Rows – not owned by Dixons x1
1896
Tapping Blantyre’s Gas Network– Illegally taking Blantyre’s gas x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ness’s Low Blantyre school – School photo from Susan Dunsmuirx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
1897
Burnbrae Mineral Line – The road that was once a railway x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1898
Stonefield Parish Church Manse – a history & photos x1 glasgow
1900
Harts Land Murderous Assault – John Quirk attacks wife with axe x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Murderous Assault– further information x1
Social Presentation – at East Free Church x1
Young girls sad career – in dock x1 glasgow
20th Century – Glasgow Road Part 1 of 2 x1 glasgow
20th Century – Glasgow Road Part 2 of 2 x1 glasgow
1901
Abbeygreen Building – at Church Street and Glasgow Road x1 glasgow
1902
Anderson’s Buildings – Stonefield x5 glasgow
1903
Bottom of Stonefield Road – Snapshot at Stonefield Road x1
The Stonefield Parish Church – On Glasgow Road x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 glasgow
Glasgow Road at Priory Place – Bottom of Logan Streetx1
Tram Terminus, Stonefield – At Glasgow Road shared by J Cochrane x1
David Gibson & Sons – at bottom of Stonefield Road x1
Stonefield Road – Glasgow Road x1
St Josephs Church – school / chapel a detailed history x6
1904
Livingstone Church – A brief history x1
Mayberry Place – sandstone corbel x2
1905
Duncans of Broompark Road – Family photo x1
1905 Glasgow Road Tram –  2 Years after in servicex1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Construction of St Josephs Chapel – Opening Glasgow Rd Churchx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
The Bethany Hall – Glasgow Road x1
Blantyre Primitive Methodist Church – Glasgow Road x1
Afton Cottage – Victoria Street x1
1906
Glasgow Road – postcard x1
1907
Burglary at the Stonefield Tavern  – Stolen items from the pubx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Nazarene Church – Elm Street x2 glasgow
1910
Glasgow Road colourised – Colour postcard x3
Browns Grocery of Logan Street – at Glasgow Road x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 glasgow
Unknown shop, likely at Stonefield – Glasgow Road x1
Refuse Destructor – opposite side John Street x1
The History of St Josephs School – by Paul Veverka x13
Blantyre Lawn Tennis Club – brief history x1 
1914
Merry’s Rows, near Glasgow Road  – Housing Commission reportx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1915
Blantyre Smiddies – Photo of Blantyre Blacksmithsx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre Billy Goat Buggy – shared by John Maguire x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Edwardian Stonefield Road – Junction Stonefield / Glasgow Rdx3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Liddel and McCallum – At bottom Stonefield Road x1
1916
Low Blantyre Post Office – Post office / GPO at Glasgow Rd x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 glasgow
1917
A single boot – was her reminder x1
1918
Ness’s Primary School – Family photo from Arlene Green x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1919
Husband’s Woeful Homecoming– Emigration plans don’t pan out x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Gilmours of Glasgow Road – Andrew Gilmour’s shopx2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Stonefield Park Floral Clock – Public Park flower displayx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1920
Set Fire to Compressed Gunpowder – Calder St homemade bomb x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Glasgow Road at Station Road – Junction at Stonefield Tavern x1
Original Bowling – Clubhouse x1
Thomas Baxter – Confectioner & Florist x1
1921
Bonfire Night Explosion – Stonefield Road Gaswork Blast x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1922
New Fangled Electric – Electric Street lights at Glasgow Roadx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 glasgow
Bible Presentation – to Mary Danskin x1
1923
Top of Stonefield Road x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Danskins in Burnbrae field– Family photos of Danskins at home x1
Danskins Merged overlay – A combination of 1923 & 2014 by Robert Brownlie x1
Blantyre Police – Annual census x1
Danskins – at Stonefield Road x1
1925
Child Thief gets caught again  – Repetitive thief gets caughtx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
The Blantyre Reds – quoiting team x1
Govan Street – photo x3
Blantyre Picture House – escape act x1
1926
Midnight Affray – Rammy at Baird’s Rowsx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Boys Narrow Escape – Glasgow Road x1
1927
Fleeced at Burne’s Expense – central buildings resident x1
Forrest Family – Remarkable Escape x1
Blantyre men – in trouble x1 glasgow
1928
Victoria Street, Health Institute – Blantyres’ medical centre x1
Park Street, Dixon’s Rows – Photo restored by A Rochead x1This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Andrew Little’s Bakers – Glasgow Road x2
Postal Change – at Stonefield x1
Shops Targeted – all over Blantyre x1
1929
St Josephs – School Huts x1
Rev James Clyde – David Livingstone Church Induction x1
Murdoch Motor Cycle Accident – Blantyre men hurt x1
St Josephs Church – roadway outside x1
St Josephs Church – Walls x1 
1930
Calder Street School Photo  – Shared by Robert Stewartx1
Holmes of Hall Street – Deported to Scotland x3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Johnny Andrews or Allans – Chip shop x1
Scouts – at Livingstone Church x1
Anderson Church – Stonefield Road x1
1931
Unsuccessful claim – against motorist x1
Hyland – St Josephs Headmaster x1
Castle Vaults – daring burglary x1
The detached wheel – motor accident x1
1932
Glasgow Road at Logan Street – Picture of the Junction x1 glasgow
The Miner and the pancake – legal case x1
Bullocks – behind the counter x1
Caught – Faking cheques x1
1933
Lodge Livingstone 599 – membership x1
Paint Theft – From Police Station x1
Slander resolved – at Alpine Street x1
James Little– Giving up his mortgage payments x1
He carried him home – accident at St Josephs x1
1934
Thought he was in a mining disaster – Calder Street x1This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Harpers Garage  – Glasgow Road x1 glasgow
1935
Shop Gutted by fire – on opening day at Glasgow Road x1This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 glasgow
Mistake Scots Girls make – visit back to Blantyre x1
Bus overturns – at Dunallen Loop, Glasgow Road x1
The Changing face of motoring – offence in Stonefield x1
Hays Runaway Marriage – Gretna Wedding x1
Blantyre Road Peril – Multiple accidents  x1
1936
Glasgow Road following trams  – Resurfacing roadway after tramsx2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Stonefield Allotments – Allotment fields off Stonefield Rd x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Glasgow Road Chemist Accident – Damages paid x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Stonefield Public Toilets – shown on 1936 map x1
Seven Squat at Turners Buildings – homeless problem x1
Richardsons conned – on Glasgow Road by hawker x1
The Building of Priory Street – at Stonefield x1 glasgow
1937
Glasgow Road Fatality – Boy dies under lorry x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Footballers Mystery Death – at Joanna Terrace x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Attack in the Pend Close – Stonefield Rd assault x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1938 
Women march on Housing shortage – March to Hamilton to complainx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Suffocated at Stonefield Brickworks – 19 year old dies at work x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Runaway Bride – never showed for her wedding x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
St Josephs Presbytery – Manse at Mayberry Place x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Dr Cowan Wilson Arch – Stonefield Public Park x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Victoria Street – Honeymoon Miners Rows x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
1939
Blantyre Broadway Cinema – History of the Blantyres largest cinemax1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
The Broadway Cinema Railings – The need for safety railings x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1940
Six year old girl killed on Glasgow Road – Tragic accident with lorryx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Collapse of Condemned building – danger to families x1 glasgow
Guys Sweet shop – Glasgow Road x1
Hastie’s Farm – post WW2 detailed history x3 glasgow
1942
Three hours leave to marry – Wartime leave to get wedx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
1945
Three years held against his will – Prisoner of War returnsx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1946
Stonefield Parish Primary – school photo x4 glasgow
1947
Four year old’s 3000 mile trip – Young Boys amazing tripx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Livingstone Church Brownies – a photo x1
1948
Back to beat the slogger – Trying to set mining recordsx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1949
The Runaway Bridegroom – A cancelled weddingx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
A strange Victoria Street bird – oddity in Victoria Street x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Stonefield Parish Church Organ – dedication x4
1950
Anderson Church Hall Group – A drama play x1
Anderson Church Scouts & Guides – Local clubs picturedx4
Daisy Brown – School of Dance x3
1952 
Stonefield Public Park– Beauty of the park as it was x1
Dixons Halls – before demolition x1
1953
Blantyre Scouts outing to Prestwick – Club outing x3
The three “horrors” – Stonefield Park x1
Blantyre Post office – dating stone x1
Coronation Day – at Priory Street x1
1955
Janet Duncans Photo Mid 50’s – Ness’s Primary Schoolx2
Gas Lamps – at the Dandy x1This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Cinema Adverts – Picture House and Broadway x2
Blantyre post Office – Glasgow Road x2
Stonefield Public Park – colour photo x1
1957
Duncans at Anderson Church – Family photo at Wedding x1
1958
St Blanes Primary School – school photo x1
1959
Rebuilding Stonefield Cottage – Glasgow Road x1
The Blantyre Bowl – One of 2 Bowling Centres x1
1960
David Fisher’s Yard – Bottom of Stonefield Road x1
1963
Glasgow Road – photo x1
Anderson Church – Manse x1
Kelly’s Cobblers – Glasgow Road x1
Collin’s Bakery – and Birrel’s Sweet Shop x1
Glasgow Road – The Toll Brae x1 glasgow
1965 
Stonefield Church Unions – History Stonefield Church x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Stonefield Public Park – The flower beds by RDS x1
Glasgow Road – mid 1960s photo x1
Letham Bus Garage – Stonefield Road x4
1967
Blantyre Thistle Football Club – A celebration in Parkville Hotel x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Pillar Box – fire on Stonefield Road x1
Blantyre Bowling Club – opening the season x1
Small pool – Stonefield Public Park x1
1968
Hitler’s Pianist – in Blantyre x1
Successful Dancers – Mrs Hislops School x1
Blantyre – past or present x2
Decline of Glasgow Road – Newspaper article x1 glasgow
1969
Playing Pitch n Putt at the Park – Janet Duncan at Low Blantyrex1
Old Man’s Rest – Stonefield Public Park x2
1970
Paint Store – Low Blantyre x1
Priory Street – busy scene x1
Glasgow Road – Scene x1
Hastie’s Farm – Whisky x1 glasgow
1971
Stonefield Park – Gala Day x4
1972
Anderson Church Drama Group – Anderson Hall groupx2
Life on Glasgow Road – photos x2
Staff at the Broo – Boswell Drive x1
1973
Playgroup at Glasgow Road – Community Hall x1
Stonefield Boys Club– at Kirkton Park x1
Hastie’s Night out – photos x3
Stonefield Public Park – photo  x1
1974
Hasties Farm Mums – A Farewell party x1 glasgow
1975
Millar Sports at Clark Street – Matha the Pole camera-film-iconx1
Stonefield Public Park – photo x1
Hastie’s Farm – photo of former club x1 glasgow
Stonefield Park – pond x1
1977
Cobblers – at foot of Stonefield Road x1
Outside the Red Lion – 1970s x1
Land Acquisition at John Street – map x1
Thomas Smith – at the Commercial Bar x1
Glasgow Road – pamphlet on redevelopment x2
Livingstone Masonic – Lodge Windows x11 glasgow
Inside Livingstone Masonic – 1977 x1glasgow
1978
Craig Street redevelopment – Photos x1
Glasgow Road – at Alpine Street x1
Mystery boy to be identified – Glasgow Road x1
Glasgow Road – near Clark Street x1
The Priory Bar – Logan Street youths x2 glasgow
Glasgow Road – Everyday life x4
Anderson Church burned down – Stonefield Rd x3
Glasgow Road – A short film camera-film-iconx1
Thornhill Avenue – Right of Way x2
Glasgow Road – near Victoria Street x1
Central Co-op Premises – Glasgow Road x1 glasgow
Stonefield Gala Day – Little Pirates x1
Glasgow Road Hopes – and fears x1
Blantyre High School – 1978  x1
New St Josephs – Nursery 1978 x1
Stonefield – Public Park trees planted x1
Mr Botteril’s Concerns – Glasgow Road x1 glasgow
Blantyre Nursery Centre – old St Josephs Building x1
Blantyre Bowling Club – presentation x1
Yoga at the Community Centre – Glasgow Road x1
Third Blantyre – Scout Awards x1
Car park – at Stonefield Road x1
Anderson Church Fire – Stonefield Road x3
Crowing the Gala Queen – photos x4
Blantyre Gala Day – photos x2
Blantyre Gala Day – unknown children photos x2
More Blantyre Gala – further pics x2
Blantyre Community Centre – photo x1
Stonefield Public Park – photo x1
1979
Stonefield Parish Church Burns down – Blantyre church burnsx3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 glasgow
Hastie’s Night out – photos x3
Clearing up of Annfield – on Glasgow Road  x1 glasgow
Glasgow Road – shops and cars x1
Craig Street – and Glasgow Road x1 glasgow
Herbertson Street – at Glasgow Road x1 glasgow
Demolition at Glasgow Road – near Forrest St x1
1980
Blantyre High School – office staff x1
Asda Blantyre – history x1 glasgow
Red Lion – pub photos x7
Stonefield Road – bottom junction x1
Stonefield Parish Church – Glasgow Rd ruin x1 glasgow
1981
Glasgow Road – at Station Road by J McGuire x1
Sports Centre – Construction at Glasgow Road x1
1982
Alan Mairs – mural at Community centre x1
1984
Stonefield Thistle – Football team at Parkville x1
Stonefield Road – photo by J McGuire x1
1986
Red Lion – Men outside the Stonefield Road pub x1
Blantyre Halloween Party – at YMCA x1
1987
Ziegfields / Barnums – Nightclub at Victoria Street x1 glasgow
Stonefield Road – near Clyde Star by J McGuire x1
1990
Caspers Nightclub – Corner of Glasgow Rd, Victoria St x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 glasgow
1995
Blantyre Engineering Works – Entrance x2
1996
Smiths Funeral Parlour – Anderson Church Hall x1
1997
Station Road – the blue park gates x1
1998
They Flocked to St Josephs – Seagulls create a mess on roof x1
2000
Livingstone Church Repairs – Steeple photo by Robert Stewart x1
2007
Blantyre Skatepark – at Stonefield Public Park x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
2008
Demolition of Blantyre High School – At Boswell Drive x1 camera-film-icon
2011
Aerial photo – above Stonefield x1
2014
St Josephs ‘Living Stones’ Exhibition – History of Church x1
Roof Renovation at St Joseph’s Church – Roof repairs x1
2015 
Blantyre Fairground – packs up x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Glasgow Road – Summer Sunset x1
St Joseph’s5New Roof – and lead theft x1
St Joseph’s New Windows – Glasgow Road x9
Summer – in stonefield Park x1
2016
St Joseph’s Primary – demolished x1
Pappy’s Smokehoose -Glasgow Road x3
St Josephs Primary School – demolition x6
Stonefield Road – new housing x2
St Joseph’s Church – windows x2
St Joseph’s Aerial – photo x1
Livingstone – Masonic Windows x1
2017
Glen Travel – moving location x1
Vehicle Collision – at Newsagents on Glasgow Rd x4

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