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1781
Millhaugh – A time before David Dales Mills x3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
1785
David Dale’s Mills – History of David Dale & Millsx2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
Steps at Shuttle Row – Old steps to the mill x2
Blantyre Weir – The detailed history of the weir x4
1792
Blantyre Village Mill Gate Posts – The Gated “Village works”x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
1793
How Blantyre Mills nearly failed – Napoleonic Wars x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1799
Blantyre Works Cemetery – The History of the Cemetery x2
1800
Blantyre Lodge – Works Manager Mr Jolly’s House x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
1804
Farewell Beloved Tiny – Remembering a pet dog on riversidex1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1805
Mary Berry’s Journal – Part 1 x1
Mary Berry’s Journal – Part 2 x1
Journal Observations – Part 3 x1
1828

School for Mill Workers – Blantyre Works Village schoolx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Fore Row – houses along Station Road x1
1838
Neil Livingstone’s – recommendation letter x1
1840
David Livingstone – a broken romance x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Livingstone Move to Hamilton – family move x1  
1848
Cholera Outbreak at Blantyre  – Disease outbreak at the millsx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
1849
The Dandy Railway Crossing – Photos by Alex Rocheadx4
An empty cradle – at Blantyre Village Works x1
1852
The Mill Suspension Bridge – The Pey Brig is constructed x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1853
Henry Monteith Tokens – for bridge x1
Suspension Bridge Tokens – x3 
1859

Rosebank, Rosebank Avenue – A grand home on exclusive avenuex2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
Woodburn House – A brief History x4 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Gable Gap at Shuttle Row – gap in the wall x10
1860
Blantyre Mills 1860 – Part 1 of 2 x3
Blantyre Mills 1860 – Part 2 of 2 x3
1865
A Rash and Fatal Leap – Accident at Blantyre Works Villagex1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Horrible report proved false – about Livingstone death x1 
1869
Bees at Blantyre Bridge – A home for the bees x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1870
Blantyre Mills – painting by Neil Gordon in 1979 x1
1873
The Woodburn Fire – the first one x2
1875

Girders at Blantyre Mills – stamped girder x1
1880
Ramble by the River – A Victorian Accountx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Inside Blantyre Works Mills – Look inside at Mill Machineryx1
Blantyre Works Engraving – A rubbing of the Village works engraving x1
Beautiful Blantyre works – Whitewashed and the grand building x3
1881
Railway Accident – at Low Blantyre Station x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1885
Back to Woodlea -return to the house x1
1888
Closure of the dye works – imminent x1
1889
Blantyre Works Mills cease working – beginning of the end x18 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1890
Blantyre Works Village School – A detailed history x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Naming Shuttle Row Women – 1890s x1
Washhouse in uproar – fracas at Shuttle Row x1
1891
McCormick Scandal – at Shuttle Row x1
1895
Blantyre Works Lodge – A rare photo of the colonial looking house x1
David Livingstone coin – Commemorative coin x1
1897
Co-operative tokens and checks – concept to demise x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Shuttle Row – Photo of 14 people at Blantyre works x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Everyday life – at Shuttle Row x1
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubillee – Plaque at DLC x2
1898
Shuttle Row – Blantyre Works x1
1900
Bow Legged Miner – at Village works x1
Blantyre Works Mill – Photo from riverbank x1
Shuttle Row – Photo at turn of century x1
Shuttle Row – woman standing at door x1
William Jolly at Blantyre Lodge – Blantyre works x1
Little Girl – at Shuttle Row x1
Boys Playing – at Shuttle Row x1
Water Pump – at Shuttle Row x2
Shuttle Row – Delivery x1
Improvements at Blantyre Works – Cemetery x1
1902
Blantyre Wages Offices – Feeding hens x1
1903
Barrack Children Orphans – Story of exploited Mill orphansx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Moving Day at Shuttle Row – A unique photo x1
Shuttle Row – windy washing day x1
Shuttle Row – Jaw Boxes x2
Bottom Rows – Mill and Houses x2
Blantyre Works Bell – at the Mill Building x4
Children – playing at Bottom Row x3
Powerloom Factory – pictured in 1903 x2
Shuttle Row – at Bottom Row x1
Blantyre Mills – before demolition x3
Derelict – Blantyre Mills x1
Starting to Demolish the Gas works – Blantyre Mills x2
Abandoned Blantyre Mills – photo x1
1904
Blantyre Weir – great photo x1
Demolition of Blantyre Mills – photos x2
Demolition of Gas Works – at Blantyre Mills x2
1905
Blantyre Works Mills  – A photo of Mills before they fell into declinex1
Blantyre Village Works Mills – Photo by D Ritchie x1
Blantyre Wages offices – Village works x2
Mid or Middle Row – Blantyre Works x2
1906
Life at Shuttle Row – Low Blantyre x1
More Life at Shuttle Row – Low Blantyre x1
Shuttle Row – Full postcard x1
1910
Station Road colourised – colour photo road leading to Station x2
Blantyre Works Mills – after demolition x2
Shuttle Row – Photo of Boys outside the house x1
1912
Blantyre Station – colourised postcard x1
1913
Double Drowning at the Mill – Double tragedy at River Clyde x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
1914
Blantyre Lodge’s Belgian Refugees – A brief history x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
1915
Blantyre Works Mills – Photo by William Low x1 
Shuttle Row, Colourised – Photo by Jim MacGregor x1 
1916
Shuttle row falls into decline – 103 years after D Livingstone birthx1
Shuttle Row – steps x2
1920
Scenic Beauty of the Pey Brig – Beautiful scenery at the Suspension Brigx1
1921
Shuttle Row – postcard from 1921 or 1922 x1 
1923
Shuttle Row – A dilapidated scene x1
1924
Illegal Station Road still – forced upon owner x1
Blantyre Lodge -further details x5
1925
Cross Rows, Blantyre Village works  – One of the quadrangle rowsx2
Back of the Wages House – Blantyre Works x1 
1927

Ice Fatality on River Clyde – John Cook freezes to death x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Danger Signal to deaf man – another report x1
Girl’s Threatening Letters – to local businesses x1
Football Hooliganism – running amock x1
Rangers v Celtic – Fundraiser for Shuttle Row renovation x1
Rosebank Avenue – Fire x1
1928
End of Waterloo Row – How fire burned down 19 homesx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
The Livingstone World Fountain  – A history of the fountainx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
Founding David Livingstone Centre – The story of the memorial x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Rector’s Outburst – from Station Road x1
Back from the dead -suddenly x1
Tree Planting – at Livingstone Memorial Centre x1
1929
Opening of David Livingstone Centre – Official openingx2 camera-film-icon This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
Royal Visit to Livingstone’s Centre 1929 – Opening the Centre x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
David Livingstone Centre – Beautiful photo just after openingx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
David Livingstone Centre 1929 – shared by Sandra Leggate x1 
Blantyre’s Outdoor Concert Arena
– The concert venue outside x3 
The Rose Garden – David Livingstone Centres gardens x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
David Livingstone Centre – photo shared by J Dorricot x1
Rose Garden – Tap Waterpoint x1
Opening David Livingstone Centre – photos opening x6
Opening David Livingstone Centre – speech x1
Runaway Rail Tanker – at Village x2
Blantyre Lodge – a description x2
Opening David Livingstone Centre – description x1
Duchess of Yorks Schedule – before opening DLC x1
Livingstone Hut – African hut replica x2
National Memorial to Livingstone – detail x1
Press day at David Livingstone memorial – before opening x3
Fell off the parapet – railway accident x1
Livingstone Memorial Preparations – arrangements x3
Final Days of Blantyre Works School – and Chapel x1
Livingstone Memorial – Misconception x1
1930
Snowfall at David Livingstone – snowy winter scene x1 
The Shrine – David Livingstone Memorial x1 
Children at David Livingstone Centre – Post renovation x1 
Blantyre Wages Offices – Blantyre Mills Listed Building x3
Shuttle Row – 30 years apart x2
McQuarrie – Travellers tales x2
David Livingstone Centre – outing 1 x3
Blantyre Mills Postcard – around 1930 x1
Village Works Cemetery – Livingstone connections x2
Livingstone Spears – go missing x2
Livingstone Shawl and Case – donation x1
Shuttle Row – from Bothwell x1
Birthroom – David Livingstone Centre x1
Woodburn Avenue – 1930s x1
1931
Waterloo Row Plateau – Flat area remaining after the fire x1 
Weir on River Clyde – Photo of Pey Brig & Village School x1
Girl drowned – and never found at the Clyde x1
Womans Strange theft – from Livingstone Centre x1
Three Blantyre Heroes – at River Clyde x1
Womans drowned in river – Village x1
Success of David Livingstone Centre – recorded x1
1932
Drowned – In sight of companions x1
Drowning – At Blantyre Weir x1
Popularity – of David Livingstone Centre x1
Livingstone – Shrine Windows x1 
1933
David Livingstone Centre – A packed playparkx2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
David Livingstone Centre – crowds of people x1
Tribe buys exhibit for Memorial Centre – gifted x1
Woman falls from swings – at David Livingstone Centre x1
Wallace Place – Houses Built near Village, Low Blantyre x1
George Stewarts Fire – at Station Road x1
Flour Mill Fire at Blantyre Works – near Station Road x1
Gift of Factory Bell – to church x1
1934
Rifle Presented to Livingstone Centre – gifted x1
Blood Transfusion on dead Blantyre lady – Ulva Place x1
David Livingstone Centre Outing – photos x8 
1935
David Livingstone Birthroom – Shuttle Rows main attraction x1 
Livingstone Hut – tourist attraction at the centre x1 
David Livingstone Centre – Photograph of Shuttle Row x1
World Fountain – Construction & Renovation x5
Description of the World Fountain – Livingstone Centre x1
Viewfield Blantyre man – sues the county x1
The Livingstone Pageant – Gala Day x1
Broadcast back to Africa – From Livingstone Centre x1
Queen Mother – at Shuttle Row x1
1936
Station Road Bungalow fire – Potsworth property x1
Douglas Semple of Gate Cottage – Blood poisoning x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Rotary Visit to David Livingstone Centre – Account x1
Livingstone Centre Wardens Surprise – a deer! x1
The Paddling Pool – at David Livingstone Centre x1
Formal opening of Lily Pond – at David Livingstone Centre x1
Livingstone Pageant – dropped x1
Street Telephone Nuisance – girls prank x1
Clydesdale Oil Works – Station Rd x1
1937
Wood Flour Mill worker drowns – in the Works Lade x1
David Livingstone Centre – opening on Sabbath x1 
1938
Blantyre Outdoor Concert – At Livingstone Auditorium x1
1939
Blantyre Works – and Shuttle Row x3
1944
Record Glasgow Fair Visitors – Record number to centre x1 
Missionary Relics Stolen – Theft at David Livingstone Centrex1 
1946
World Fountain – at David Livingstone Centre x1 
1948
Park Lane and Clyde Street – Formation of those streetsx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
Refuse at Station Road Prefabs – Council forgot to collect the binsx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
1949
Train arrives in Blantyre – Steam train pulls into Low Blantyre x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
If no a bridge a ferry boat – Centre crisis as visitor numbers drop x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
Pussy cat trapped for 4 days – Viewfield Avenue Rescue story x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
Last Bridgekeeper takes last penny – Pey Brig last worker x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Excursion to Blantyre – by rail x1
1950
Fire at Walkers Flour Mill – Blantyre works fire story x1This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre Weir – Clyde runs dry x1
1951
Save the Livingstone Memorial – raising funds for renovation x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre Village Gala – Photo x1 
1952
Bridging the River Clyde – Why crossing spot was chosen x1
Opening the Suspension Bridge – The opening ceremony x1
David Livingstone – Memorial Bridge opening x1 
1953
Village Children Celebrate Coronation – A local Celebrationx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
View of Blantyre Weir – from memorial Bridge x1 
1954
Village Gala Day– Gala day Celebrations x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
1955
Children of the Village Prefabs – Photos of Kids at the Prefabs x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1 
Blantyre girls head to Elmwood – Walking to Schoolx2 
David Livingstone Centre – Aerial photo x1
View from the bridge – wages offices x2
1958
Livingstone – dark gallery x1
1960
Tommy Morgans – sweet shop x2
1963
Two Millionth visitor to Centre– A celebration of visitor numbers x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Tragedy on River Clyde – The sad story of accident of 4 boysx3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
The rain shelter – Demolition at David Livingstone centre x2
David Livingstone Centre – shared by A Hastings x1
David Livingstone Memorial Bridge – shared by A Hastings x1
Brian Young – at prefabs at Clyde Crescent x4
1965
Clyde Street Prefabs – Further homes built for Blantyre x1
Livingstone Gravestones – on floor in DLC x2
1966
Livingstone Bridge – High Resolution Photo x1
Livingstone Bridge – further photo x1
1967
The Rose Garden Clock – David Livingstone Centre x1
1969
Blantyre Village Gala Day – Winnie Ewing & Andrew Cruickshank x2
Village Gala Day – Gala Queen x1
1970
Cine Footage – David Livingstone Bridge sent in by Eoan Kerr camera-film-icon x1
1972
David Livingstone Centre – colour photos x2
1975
The Counting House – mid 70s photo of Wages building x1
1978
Memories of The Dark Room – shared by Arlene Greenx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1983
Caught by the River – Ken McCluskey’s fishy tale x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
1990
The World Fountain – Pictured in modern times x1
1999
David Livingstone Memorial Bridge – opening x1
David Livingstone Bridge – more on opening x2
David Livingstone – Aerial photo of centre x1
Demolition of David Livingstone Bridge – history x1
Shuttle Row – Aerial view x1
2000
Blantyre Railway Station Artwork – notes x1
2001
Planning for Blantyre Mill Flats – by River Clyde x2
2004
Livingstone and the Lion – statue by Gareth Knowles
2005
The Police Station – more by Robert Stewart x1
2013
Seasonal Views of Blantyre Weir – shared by Andy Bain x2
Blantyre weir or is that deer – photo x1
2014
Blantyre Lodge Archeology dig – Opening up Blantyre Lodge againx6
David Livingstone Centre – by Andy Bain x7
Blantyre’s oldest tree –  a contender at David Livingstone Centrex2
Andy’s River Clyde Tunnel and Wall – A tunnel or culvertx4
2015
Himalyan Blue Poppies – Rare flower at Centre x1
Canadian Search – for Livingstone Graves x1
Springtime walk – at David Livingstone Centre x2
Himalayan Blue Poppies – At David Livingstone Centre x1
The Big Dig at – Madder Mill, Blantyre works x2
Doon the Clyde – wi Andy Bain x2
Livingstone Family Gravestones – at David Livingstone Centre x6
Gravestones –  Livingstone Family Members x3
Recording the Birthing Room – before DLC renovation x1
Letter opener find – at Madder Mill x5
Concept art for – Redesigned Livingstone Centre x4
Construction of Blantyre Mills – flats near bridge x2
David Livingstone Centre photos – shared by Andy Bain x4
Salmon at the Blantyre Weir – photo by Gerry Chambers x1
September walk in the Village – by Andy Bain x1
The river Clyde -by Andy Bain x3
The 2015 Rain Shelter – at DLC x2
2016
Shuttle Row – to be stripped x1
Livingstone Walkway – graffiti x1
Livingstone Centre – planning x2
David Livingstone Bridge – and weir by drone x1 camera-film-icon x1
Woodburn – post fire x1
Live at Livvies – by Blantyre Community Committee x12

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