At the time Adam of Lanark was around, the Civilian dress for the Burgesses of Lanark and their wives would have been similar to what is shown in this picture.
St Kentigerns, Lanark This is an early postcard showing St Kentigerns Lanark from the North West. This postcard has an undivided back and is a very early card. It was posted May 13th 1903 for Lanark ......more
The Arches, St Kentigerns, Lanark View of St Kentigerns and the surrounding cemetery shows a couple of holes in the arches. These holes were there to hold the screens for the side chapels. In 1500 James ......more
St Kentigern`s, Lanark This is a picture of St Kentigern`s Lanark done by the firm of Archibald Brown. This also shows the arches of the north aisle. There was another chantry chapel which was dedicated ......more
St Kentigern`s Lanark This is a Tartan card produced pre World War I in Germany for the Milton `Glazette Company` in London. St Kentigern`s was always a big hit with visitors to Lanark. Hugh Davidson ......more
t Kentigern`s Lanark This glittery card was made probably about 1910. The church of St Kentigern`s fell into disrepair during the Covenanting era. By 1688 the church was in a dangerous state but it ......more
Ruins of Old Church, Lanark This is a print done by J. J. Murray for Volume 2 of Irving and Murray`s History of the Upper Ward of Lanarkshire. The print is interesting as the west end of the church had ......more
Comment by Alan Nelson: Fancy dress parade (c1907) proceeding west down Carnwath Main Street
43 High Street, Lanark These are photos in connection with 43 High Street, Lanark. This house is threatened with demolition to create additional car parking. It is actual Common Good property and there ......more
This is an interesting illustration that I came across from a London Illustrated News Report of the1870`s. Obviously the Militia boys did not have a pleasant experience at their camp on Lanark Race Course.
This is an interesting example of a sheep sale at the old auction market. Pity the stone ring is still in a poor condition and there is no likelihood of anything being done about the timber ring. It ......more
This is a nice example of a family photo of an extended Lanark family in the 1880`s. It was about this time that the population figures in Scotland began to increase. In the 1860`s the death rate had ......more
Roman Bridge This is a view by the so called Roman Bridge over the Mouse. It was done by a French artist Pernot c.1820 - two hundred years ago. More of the walls of the bridge were preserved then. ......more
The Old Manse, 1757-1848 from the South Vennel This is an engraving from a publication called `The Lanark Manse Family`. This was written by the Lanark Historian Thomas Reid about the Reverend William ......more