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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

1926 Blantyre Pit Row

Before Sheriff Mercer, at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Monday 1st November 1926, seven men were charged with forming part of a disorderly crowd of over 700 people in Glasgow Road, Blantyre. 472 more words

Blantyre News

One airlifted in North Patrick rollover

JONESBORO, Ark. – A late Sunday wreck sent one to Memphis with serious injuries.

Officers worked one-vehicle rollover accident 900 block N Patrick Street Sunday night. 63 more words

CCSO: Tip led to capture of stabbing suspect

JONESBORO, Ark. – A man suspected of stabbing another and fleeing authorities over the weekend in the county was arrested after authorities were tipped off about his location, Captain Justin Rolland with the Craighead County Sheriff’s Office told NEA Report. 214 more words