How to use Blantyre in a sentence

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  • From 1741 to 1747 he lived with Lord Blantyre and Mr Hay of Drummelzier at Utrecht, and made excursions in Flanders, France and Germany.

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  • The parish lies a few miles south-east of Glasgow, and contains High Blantyre (pop. 2521), Blantyre Works (or Low Blantyre), Stonefield and several villages.

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  • Blantyre Works (pop. 1683) was the birthplace of David Livingstone (1813-1873) and his brother Charles (1821-1873), who as lads were both employed as piecers in a local cotton-mill.

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  • The scanty remains of Blantyre Priory, founded towards the close of the 13th century, stand on the left bank of the Clyde, almost opposite the beautiful ruins of Bothwell Castle.

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  • High Blantyre and Blantyre Works are connected with Glasgow by the Caledonian railway.

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  • Calderwood Castle on Rotten Calder Water, near High Blantyre, is situated amid picturesque scenery.

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  • Blantyre, the chief town, had some 300 European residents.

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  • In the north the Nyasaland railway ended at Blantyre, 120 m.

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  • Blantyre was founded in 1876 by Scottish missionaries, and is named after the birthplace of David Livingstone.

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  • Stonefield (pop. 7288), the most populous place in the parish, entirely occupied with mining, lies between High Blantyre and Blantyre Works.

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