Gallery of Pictures


This is a picture of members of the Annan family who were Town Clerks of Lanark. There is no other family that served Lanark in this way.


This is a view of the Lanimer Procession in 1905. In the background can be seen the chimney of the Tannery. This picture has fantastic detail of the procession. Probably taken from the Co-op building now Oxfam.


This photograph was taken by the firm Rogers & Co photographers of the Lanimers in 1906. This card was then posted to John Wardrop of Shellburn in Sullivan County, Indiana.


This is a photo of girls in bonnets along with young boys dressed up as Cameronians. The date is 1956 and the Cameronians were in the Winston Barracks at this time. However they were often abroad particularly at Minden in Germany.



This is an interesting comment on football of the 1930`s. It was in 1932 that the first World Cup took place, which was won by Uruguay. In those days long socks were the order of the day plus heavy leather ......more


This is a float showing the Brownies. Possible date late 1920`s/early 1930`s. Photographed at St Leonard`s Street. Photographer unknown.


This is a very early float possibly pre world war I in St Leonard`s Street. The photo was by Rogers & Co.


This is another postcard from the 1911 Lanimers showing a float carrying fairies just outside Kildare which in the 19th century was known as Browns Square.


This float dates to 1911. It was sent to a Miss Jean Legg at Gosport. Perhaps there is a naval connection here. B. Purdie who writes the card does not do any real justice to the girls on the float as their ......more


This is a World War I Lanimer card showing a group of children and adults gathered under the watchful eye of William Wallace. The inscription say `Scotland Today is Proud of Her Sons`.


This is the earliest postcard we have in our collection of Lanimer Queens. It is of Jane Baxter from Kirkfieldbank School. She was crowned Queen in 1905 by Mrs Lightbody. In that year Christopher Downie was Lord Cornet.


This card showing the Lanimer Procession in 1905. This card is interesting in that it records that the picture was taken by Rogers and Co at 98 and 100 |High Street, Lanark. It was sent by Bessie to Mr ......more


This is a photograph of Maria Rosa Minchella who was Lanimer Queen in 1907. She came from a prominent local Italian family. At the turn of the 20th century, many Italians came to Britain and open cafes/ice ......more


This is Elizabeth Bryce from Lanark Grammar School who was crowned Lanimer Queen in 1909 by Mrs D. Clark and Walter Crystal was Lord Cornet. Walter was a solicitor in Lanark.


This is a Brown picture of Sadie Wilson - Lanimer Queen in 1920. She came from New Lanark School. She was crowned by Mrs P. McAuslin. Th Cornet that year was William Tenant, Solicitor.

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