Gallery of Pictures

   

This is the rear of the old Tolbooth in Carnwarth which was demolished in 1930. This was a particularly poor decision as this Tolbooth was one of the oldest surviving Tolbooths in the whole of Scotland. ......more

   

This is the rear of the old Tolbooth in Carnwarth which was demolished in 1930. This was a particularly poor decision as this Tolbooth was one of the oldest surviving Tolbooths in the whole of Scotland. ......more

   

This week the focus is on William Wallace, one of Scotland`s greatest heroes. He means many different things to everybody - to some a icon of Independence, to others a romantic revolutionary. One can be ......more

   

This is a picture of what William Wallace might have looked like as a knight. This rendering of Wallace is based on his coat of arms put on to an engraving of a knight of Wallace`s time. What is absent however is his main weapon a bow.

   

Lord Cornet James Brown 1956 This is a picture of James (Jimmy) Brown, Lord Cornet 1956. The Lanimer Queen then was Susan Hamilton from Lanark Grammar who was crowned by Mrs W.D. Campbell. Jimmy was ......more

   

Lanimer Float This is another picture from Trish`s collection. It also dates to 1935 but unfortunately the picture is not described.

   

Lanimer Float H.M.S. Sago I particularly like this picture in St Leonard`s Street, Lanark in the 1950`s of H.M.S. Sago. Recently I have expressed an interest in eating sago. It was one of the few things ......more

   

Old School House, Roberton This is a view of the Old Schoolhouse, Roberton. I knew the people who lived there in 1970 - 1990`s. Their names were Rex and Isobel King. Rex worked alongside me at Biggar ......more

   

Old School House, Roberton This is a view of the Old Schoolhouse, Roberton. I knew the people who lived there in 1970 - 1990`s. Their names were Rex and Isobel King. Rex worked alongside me at Biggar ......more

   

The following Lanimer material, I have been sent from Trish Rucklidge several months ago but have not had time to put on the site. First up is a picture of a Councillor who was a Lord Cornet. I do not ......more

   

Lanimer Float Presume this is a picture of the Lanimer Procession in the late 50`s early 60`s. Interesting to see all the old buildings such as Coias and the Bank of Scotland.

   

One of the most important Archaeological discoveries in the history of Clydesdale was made by Martain Brown who handed some pottery to myself. It looked like Iron Age pottery to me as I did not envision ......more

   

Shieldhill Most of Shieldhill on the exterior dates to the 1820 renovation of the main building and the part at the back dates to 1860.

   

Doorway - Shieldhill This is a composition created post 1820. The square door beneath the carving is 17th century. The door itself is 17th century. It actually has a rasp - a ring that is drawn down ......more

   

Fireplace - Shieldhill This is a lovely fireplace with a collection of Delft tiles. They are a mixture of 17th and early 18th century tiles.

   

Fireplace - Shieldhill This is a lovely fireplace with a collection of Delft tiles. They are a mixture of 17th and early 18th century tiles.


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