Old Photograph Post Office Blanefield Scotland
Old photograph of the Post Office in Blanefield, Scotland. To the West of this Scottish village is the volcanic plug Dumgoyne, Glengoyne Whisky Distillery and the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. The West Highland Way, a long distance walking trail passes close to the village. A rise in population during the early 19th century was due in part to the development of a large calico printfield at Blanefield, employing 78 adults and 45 children under 14, and two bleachfields at Dumbrock, employing 67 adults and 14 children under 14, working 10 or 11 hours each day, 6 days a week.
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