Blantyre Events

Blantyre Events

Notable Events that have occurred in Blantyre through the ages

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Installing Drainage and Water – Blantyre water supplyx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ejecting Miners from Homes – No tolerance policy x1
Reformation in Blantyre – The troublesome 1500s x1
The Origins of Blantyre – A 1634 map with old names x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
The Bannockburn Connection – Thomas Randolph x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
A Town, not a village – cleared up once and for all x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Discouraging Blantyre Children – education before sportx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
The Checkweigher’s Fortune  – A brief accountx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
The Checkweigher’s Fortune – A detailed account x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Too big salary for wee lassie  – 1951 wage dispute x1
Fly Tipping continues – Local problem with refuse x3
The Blantyre Riots – Riots of 1887x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Truck System Tokens – Colliery tokens x1
Spooning on the Tramcars – Lovers outing x1
The Ma Robert Departs – Livingstone’s expedition x2
Ref EVT0013 The Blantyre Explosion first hand x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ref EVT0014 The Blantyre Co-operative Society x3 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ref EVT0015 Blantyre Co-operative Tokens x1
Ref EVT0016 Blantyre men at Waterloo x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ref EVT0017 Blantyre Changes 60 years x1
Ref EVT0018 David Livingstone Centre trees x3
Ref EVT0019 Dad the Dodger x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ref EVT0020 Of what use is money? x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ref EVT0021 Bride to be disappears x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ref EVT0022 Blantyre Golf Club x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ref EVT0023 Slop Warning under Roads Act x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ref EVT0024 Old Woman Spinning x1
Ref EVT0025 St Joseph’s kids “sink uboats” x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ref EVT0026 A.R.Ps working in the dark x1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Ref EVT0027 The Dalbeath Blantyre Monument x2
Ref EVT0028 Remembering the Explosion x1
Ref EVT0029 Robertsons Bottle Collection x1
Ref EVT0030 Blantyre Gala Floats x1
Ref EVT0031 Thornhill Football Club, Blantyre x1
Ref EVT0032 Blantyre described in the 1880’s x1
Ref EVT0033 Blantyre Pit Rescuers names 1877 x1
Ref EVT0034 Blantyre Vics vrs Parkhead Football Club x1
Ref EVT0035 Colins Milk Bottle Collection x4
Ref EVT0036 Accomplished work of Livvy Lad x4
Ref EVT0037 Livingstone Memorial at Victoria Falls x1
Ref EVT0038 Bringing back Livingstone from Africa x1
Ref EVT0039 White Lady ghost stories comments x1
Ref EVT0040 David Livingstone Online x1
Ref EVT0041 Blantyre Lennox MA – connections? x6
Ref EVT0042 Blantyre man saves the day x1
Ref EVT0043 Blantyre man’s exhaustion fraud x1
Ref EVT0044 Chieftain Bus to Blantyre x1
Ref EVT0045 Blantyre Vics 1930s x1
Ref EVT0046 Vertical Sliding Wooden Windows x1
Ref EVT0047 Lamp Lighters – seasonally paid work x1
Ref EVT0048 The Rocksox – History of local band x1
Ref EVT0049 Triennial Review – 1961 to 1963 Part 1 x1
Ref EVT0050 Triennial Review – 1961 to 1963 Part 2 x1
Ref EVT0051 Halloween, when it was proper scary x1
Ref EVT0052 Sunset on 28th September 2015 x18
Ref EVT0053 Blantyre Halloween 1982 x1
Ref EVT0054 Blantyre outing to distillery x1
Ref EVT0055 Northern Lights over Blantyre x3
Ref EVT0056 National Quoiting Game 1933 x1
Ref EVT0057 Unemployment Concerns (and solutions) 1933 x1
Ref EVT0058 No boots for children x1
Ref EVT0059 Migrants dumped back in Blantyre 1933 x1
Ref EVT0060 Blantyre Celtic Match 1933 x1
Ref EVT0061 Blantyre hosepipe bans 1955 x1
Ref EVT0062 Getting ready for Halloween x1
Ref EVT0063 Blantyre Prefabs & Tehrans x4
Ref EVT0064 The Canadian Blantyre x4
Ref EVT0065 Missing Blantyre colour film x1
Ref EVT0066 1977 Thomsons Christmas Party x2
Ref EVT0067 Christmas comes early to senior citizens x1
Ref EVT0068 Tale of Two Christmas trees x1
Ref EVT0069 Cherish every moment x1
Ref EVT0070 Lack of Training amongst miners x1
Ref EVT0071 Worried about Drunkeness x1
Ref EVT0072 Blantyre Poor in snowy midwinter x1
Ref EVT0073 Blantyre Miners Union 1897 x1
Ref EVT0074 Remembrance Day 1942 x1
Ref EVT0075 Blantyre Miner’s New Year x1
Ref EVT0076 Blantyre German Congregation x1
Ref EVT0077 Annals of Blantyre 1885 x1
Ref EVT0078 Old Style Cage Bins x1
Ref EVT0079 Blantyre Womens Volunteer Service x1
Ref EVT0080 Blantyre New Year 1933 x1
Ref EVT0081 A Dangerous Practice x1
Ref EVT0082 Squatters in Condemned houses 1933 x1
Ref EVT0083 Fog, Signals & Simple pleasures x1
Ref EVT0084 Kingfisher’s Return to the calder x2
Ref EVT0085 Last of the Cage Bins x1
Ref EVT0086 Coal Bunkers x1
Ref EVT0087 Unknown Blantyre betting man x1
Ref EVT0088 Record Population 1922 x1
Ref EVT0089 Horrors of the Tawse x1
Ref EVT0090 Rolls Royce 1955 strikes x1
Ref EVT0091 St Josephs Football Team x1
Ref EVT0092 Glasgow Tram Crash x1
Ref EVT0093 The Knocker Upper x3
Ref EVT0094 Mining & The Truck System x1
Ref EVT0095 Welcoming in 1932 x1
Ref EVT0096 News from 1932 x1
Ref EVT0097 ISS over Blantyre x1
Ref EVT0098 Forgotten Blantyre names x1
Ref EVT0099 Sale of Blantyre Lands 1598 x1
Ref EVT0100 Lord Blantyre’s Art collection x1
Ref EVT0101 Blantyre Celtic Football Club x1
Ref EVT0102 The Blantyre Crowd 1930 x1
Ref EVT0103 Blantyre Aerial Photos x2
Ref EVT0104 Vain Wait for Minister x1
Ref EVT0105 Cheating the gas meter x1
Ref EVT0106 Two Blantyre paintings x1
Ref EVT0107 Death follows a knockout x1
Ref EVT0108 Blantyre Cosmos x1
Ref EVT0109 Early Blantyre Quoiting x1
Ref EVT0110 Blantyre boys find x1
Ref EVT0111 No games on a sunday x1
Ref EVT0112 More Blantyre Ontario x3
Ref EVT0013 Anxiety for Blue eyed girl x1
Ref EVT0014 The 1878 Dixons Pit Accident x3
Ref EVT0015 The Brownies – Blantyre x3
Ref EVT 0016 Matt Boyles Football Team x1
Ref EVT0017 Coalmen of Blantyre x1
Ref EVT0018 Chelsea Boys Club 1982 x1
Ref EVT0119 Blantyre Telegraph x6
Livingstone Folk Four – Blantyre Band x11
Ref EVT0121 Mary Queen of Scots Visit – At Dysholm x2 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Old Parish Church Girl Guides – 1956 Girl Guides Photo x1
Late 1950’s Old Parish Sunday School  – shared by Elizabeth Weaverx1
Population Triples – Population triples due to coal miningx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
The Priors of Blantyre – For reference x1
List of Blantyre Priors – From Harry Doyle x1
Thomas Potter – Blantyre Anzac Remembered x3
Residents of Shuttle Row 1901 – Census info for Shuttle Row x1
1960 St Joseph’s Womens Guild, Blantyre – shared by Gerry Kelly x1
Will work for buns – A boy lured to work for nothingx1 This article is in The Blantyre Project Book - A Journey in Time Volume 1
Blantyre women – A Mystery photo from 1931 x1
Communist Blantyre – 1920s x1
Drumhead Service 1929 x1
Lost on the Golf Course – 1929 x1
1975 Perpetuating myths – wrong assumption x1
David Allen & Sons – Billposting in Blantyre x1
Calaterium – historical reference x1
Catholic Burials – at Dalbeath 1877 x1
Blantyre Cinema – History of 7 cinemas x1
Robertsons Bottles – collection x4
Dux Awards – Various Blantyre accolades
Blantyre Celtic – unseen photo x1
The Naked Feedback – local band x1
Blantyre’s Educational Roots – education x1
Lord Blantyre’s Erskine House – History x2
Blantyre fermtouns – Beginnings x1
Former Streets of Blantyre – my list x1
The Gazette – history of Cliffords newspaper x1
Australia Scotland – links x1
Local Workless Parade – 1928 x1
County Road Gangs – laying chips x1
Blantyre Place Names – insight x1
Blantyre Heritors  – a history x1
Vintners – wine merchants x1
Relief of Ladysmith – 1900 x1
Swimming Pools – Blantyre x4
Scout Camp – Inverary 1947 x3
Ancient Order – Hibernians x1
The Gaelic League – Blantyre x1
Bible & Bethany Hall – High Blantyre x2
Blantyre Buses – a detailed history x7
Limepits – Blantyre limestone x1
Limestone – more about Blantyre limestone business x1
Lennoxlove – Lord Blantyres estate x3
Lake Nyassa – note by Livingstone x1
Blantyre Markets – history  x1
Population of Blantyre – records x1
Blantyre Farming – and Agriculture x1
Pamphlet – to incite 1928 x1
Hamilton Combination Poorhouse – history x4
Blantyre Ploughing Society – organisation x7
Blantyre Youth Council – history x1
Glenlee Primary School – 1918 x1
Emigration to Canada – 1927 x1
Coal Slump forces pub closures – 1928 x1
Miss Roxburghs – Majorettes 1979 x1
Merging Disaster Funds – 1927 x1
Blantyre Alsation Dog – Club x1
David Livingstone – by Thomas Hughes x4
Wilburnsilver – Blantyre band x3
School Festive Holiday – 1917 x1
The Squirrel’s Tale – sneak preview x1

Some Mystery places unidentified
Poultry Farming x1
Mystery building x1
Mystery group from Rose Lee x1

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