Gallery of Pictures

   

Interior of large lounge, Tinto Hotel This is an interesting card sent on 8th August 1916. It actually mentions the war that somebody was going to be out of the trenches. Of course we do not know if ......more

   

This is a view taken at Biggar Station in 1931 of the train destined for Symington. It would be a train like the one in the photo that took Biggar High School Rugby squad to Peebles.

   

This is a view of A Squadron of the Lanarkshire Yeomanry at their camp near Tinto in 1912. They used a variety of places for their camps with Douglas/Douglas West being the favourite venue. Virtually the ......more

   

The Clydesdale Horses were first successful developed as a breed by the Patersons of Lochlyoch Farm near Carmichael in 1713. Apparently the breed was improved by using a Flemish Stallion. Maybe the Carmichaels ......more

   

Woodlands, Symington Here is a card of Woodlands in Symington. The building probably dates to the early thirties. The writer of the card says that there are no sign of war except at sea. Date of card is 9/12/39.

   

Railway Station, Symington This is a nice view of Symington Station. It was sent from Glasgow to Warwickshire on 9th August, 1915. I knew a retired minister Bill (forgotten his second name) was keen ......more

   

The Clydesdale Horses were first successful developed as a breed by the Patersons of Lochlyoch Farm near Carmichael in 1713. Apparently the breed was improved by using a Flemish Stallion. Maybe the Carmichaels ......more

   

The Clydesdale Horses were first successful developed as a breed by the Patersons of Lochlyoch Farm near Carmichael in 1713. Apparently the breed was improved by using a Flemish Stallion. Maybe the Carmichaels ......more

   

The Clydesdale Horses were first successful developed as a breed by the Patersons of Lochlyoch Farm near Carmichael in 1713. Apparently the breed was improved by using a Flemish Stallion. Maybe the Carmichaels ......more

   

The Clydesdale Horses were first successful developed as a breed by the Patersons of Lochlyoch Farm near Carmichael in 1713. Apparently the breed was improved by using a Flemish Stallion. Maybe the Carmichaels ......more

   

The Clydesdale Horses were first successful developed as a breed by the Patersons of Lochlyoch Farm near Carmichael in 1713. Apparently the breed was improved by using a Flemish Stallion. Maybe the Carmichaels ......more

   

Symington Lodge This is referred to as Symington Lodge. It was built near the parish church to keep an eye out for body snatchers.

   

The Village Green, Symington This is a view of the Village Green, Symington. In the pre 1900`s the main source of employment was working on the land or at the Station.

   

This is a letter from Brian Lambie to a person called Henry in Thankerton, who had asked for some details re the Thankerton Moor P.O.W. Camp. The details have been copied for your information.

   

This is a letter from Brian Lambie to a person called Henry in Thankerton, who had asked for some details re the Thankerton Moor P.O.W. Camp. The details have been copied for your information.

   

This is an excellent picture of some of the thatched cottages. The decorated thatched roofs are of particular interest. This card was sent from one of them, Park Cottage on April 29th 1908.


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