This Roman road ran from London to Lincoln, and was built immediately after the Roman invasion of 43AD
The road probably followed pre-existing trackways
The same name is used for the road from Silchester to Cirencester and Gloucester
22 October, 1877
Blantyre mining disaster
The worst mining accident in Scottish history hit the Blantyre Colliery, killing 207 miners. The company evicted the surviving families from their cottages 6 months later.