Hall of Fame

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Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Hall of Fame

Hi Bill,

We have many claims to fame coming out of Blantyre, here are a few of mine and no doubt there will be more!!!

Maureen Cunningham: O.B.E. in the last 4 years.

John Cushley who played for Glasgow Celtic.

Dr Cowan Wilson, who has a large Arch in the Public Park.

Dr. Michael Harkins.

Nurse McGhee, who birthed Blantyronians for many years.

John Fallon, a Lisbon Lion.

Davy McIntosh, Entrepreneur.

John Semple, Entrepreneur.

Frank Doonin, Doonin Plant and The Doon Inn.

Jimmy Cleary, boxer and barber.

Bett Scott

Jimmy Swinburne, local Councillor

Malcolm Waugh

The list goes on and on. Let’s see who else we can get.

Cheers

Betty McGaulley

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Jim Cornfield

James McGuigan Cornfield

Anna Fotheringham

Anna Fotheringham

Mrs Maureen Rooney OBE

Mrs Maureen Rooney OBE

Patrick Doyle (born 1953) is a Scottish film composer

Patrick Doyle

Robert Thompson A Blantyre Cavalryman

Robert Thompson A Blantyre Cavalryman

Cathie Corry

Cathie Corry

Philip Murray - Labour Leader

Philip Murray – Labour Leader

Ian Stewart (Labour politician)

Ian Stewart (Labour politician)

John McGill - Scottish, English and British Draughts Champion.

John McGill – British Draughts Champion.

William {Wull} Beattie

William {Wull} Beattie

Morris Buchanan - Scottish and British 10 Pin Bowling Junior Champion 1963

Morris Buchanan – Scottish and British 10 Pin Bowling Junior Champion 1963

Blantyre's Fraser is UK number one Kart racing champ

Fraser Wallace – British kart racing champion and UK number one

Cathy McNally glitz & glam

Cathy McNally glitz & glam

Ryan Fletcher - Actor

Ryan Fletcher – Actor

Reverend James (Jim) Hunter

Reverend James (Jim) Hunter

David Hamil

David Hamil

William Watson (ex Wheatland Avenue)

William Watson (ex Wheatland Avenue)

Margaret Borg (Nee Miller)

Margaret Borg (Nee Miller)

John McDermott MBE

John McDermott MBE

Wee Yanni

Wee Yanni

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Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland

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