Did Strathaven once have its own football team taking part in the Scottish Cup? We've discovered that a team named 'Vale of Avon', believed to be from the area, was entered in the Scottish Cup in the late 19th century… 1 Comment
My grandmother Mary Lovell was born in Strathaven,became a midwife and married a James Mulholland Flour miller by trade.
They were noted in ths Scottish Census of 1901 as living in McClelland st Glasgow.
She was 36,he 32. My father also James Mulholland was born later that year.
Ironically she died in childbirth while visiting Newry Co Down and was buried there in 1902.
If you have any information on her or her extended Strathaven family would appreciate to hear from you.