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Stock Well, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Healing Well (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NS 593 648

Also Known as:

  1. Ratten Well

Archaeology & History

This long lost well near the middle of Glasgow was known by this name as early as 1345.  296 more words


Doors Open Days 2015

Two of our churches are taking part in this year’s annual Lanarkshire Doors Open Days event, which runs over the weekend of Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September. 141 more words


Dirty Work's Next Gig: 5th Sept @ The Brandy Bar, Shotts

Dirty Work will be playing in The Brandy Bar in Shotts on Saturday the 5th of September from 9pm – 12:30.

97 Main Street

Main Street… 16 more words


52 Ancestors - #14 Charles Johnston

I have been attempting to tidy up my hard drive and came across this piece on Charles Johnston. Why recreate what has already been written. :) It is a mixture of details – those of my family and those of the times. 1,770 more words


The ‘Great Mortalitie of Young Ones’ in Glasgow of 1671 to 1672

In September, 1671, a great storm battered Scotland. In the months that followed, hundreds of children died in Glasgow from a small pox epidemic. Some seventeenth-century Presbyterians, like the writer below, appear to have linked the two events as symptoms of God’s wrath with Britain: 145 more words


The Lanarkshire Connection

Or, why is there a group of tenements named after Lanarkshire in the middle of Edinburgh?

In the wedge of land where Marionville Road splits from London Road there are tenements that carry names from the far and distant climes of Lanarkshire. 294 more words


Falls of Clyde and New Lanark, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Thank you everyone for all the good wishes regarding my move to the UK ! I’ve settled down, and everything is great (so far :p)! Just after the move, we went to Scotland for a little road trip, but I’m back now, the head full of good memories and it’s going to be a pleasure to share them with you during the next following weeks :-) 390 more words