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Don't take that baritone with me!

To the Four Season’s Centre last night to check out one of the COC’s adult education events.  This time it was about the baritone voice in all its aspects and featured Liz Upchurch at the piano and, mostly, doing the talking with Ensemble Studio members Sam Chan and Bruno Roy plus ES graduate Neil Craighead back in Toronto to sing Ceprano (not soprano) in… 558 more words

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1773 No Main Street

Looking at the Charles Ross 1773 map of Blantyre, many of the names shown are familiar, but I noticed “Lithrig” which looks to be an early adaptation of Letterick. 114 more words

Blantyre Documents

1939 Craighead at Piggery

This photo may be more difficult to put into a modern context, for only the railway line remains today. Taken in September 1939 by the Smith family, the scene looks north westwards over to the former Craighead Bing. 180 more words

Blantyre Places

George Alston Junior

Alston, Mr. George Charles (Junior) – was born 13 Sept 1864 at Craighead, Blantyre, Lanarkshire. Living a priviledged life, he studied at Eton Matric Michs 1883, acquiring his qualification, a BA in 1886. 185 more words

Blantyre People

George Alston of Craighead

Alston, Mr. George (Senior) – Alston is an English and Scottish name with two possible origins. It could be a locational name given to someone who lived in a town called Alston, a name derived from an Old English personal name and the word tun, meaning settlement. 219 more words

Blantyre People