Gallery of Pictures

   

This interior view of the Tinto Hotel shows the magnificence of its interior in the early 1920`s. It was a very popular place to stop going south to England. My uncle from Aberdeen used to stay here when ......more

   

This stable was prefabricated and specially erected for the Lanark Yeomanry camp near Douglas West. This photo was taken in 1905 after the Yeomanry had done service in both Boer Wars. The Yeomanry is alleged ......more

   

This picture shows a member of the Lanarkshire Yeomanry as they would have been dressed at the time of Queen Victoria`s Jubilee in 1887. Next year will mark the 200th anniversary of the use of the yeomanry ......more

   

This is a multicard of Lanark ; it has many different views of the different attractions of Lanark. It was one of the early cards of this type and is not a great success as the pictures are too dark. This card was sent on July 23rd 1923.

   

This is a photo of an angler by the Clyde at Abington back in the early 1900`s. This was quite a popular card which was published by the local postmaster M. McKendrick in Abington. There is a monument ......more

   

This is a nice scene in Abington when there was a bank, post office, petrol station etc.

   

This is a rather unusual view of Leadhills showing the main square and surrounding buildings. It is interesting to see by the time this photograph was done the roof of the houses were generally slated. ......more

   

This was produced by the local post office for a man called Murray. It shows Crawford Bowling Green. The Bowling Club stood here till 1950, when it was moved to its present location. It is across the river from Tower Lindsay.

   

This is a view showing the Free Church of Crawford in the background. The houses are predominately late nineteenth century. Some houses near the Colebrooke Arms are much earlier and date back to the 18th ......more

   

This is a nice view of Lamington House, home of the Baillie Cochrane family. This house was eventually demolished in the 1950`s. The reason being that the direct line of the Baillie Cochrane family died ......more

   

This is a view of Crawfordjohn from the West looking towards the Village. The slightly raised piece of ground is the remains of the Motte, which was built in the late 12th century. This feature can still ......more

   

This is a rather unusual view of Glengonnar House at Abington. It shows the new house built after the fire of 1898. Lord Colebrooke spent a fortune on the house and the entertainment of King Edward VII ......more

   

This is a rather unusual view of the Public Park at Biggar showing one side of the boating pond. It shows that new bushes and trees had been planted as a screen for the golf course. The picture shows the ......more

   

This a view of St Mary`s Biggar from the north. This ios an interesting view from the north of the church. It was done for J.B Watson, stationer in Biggar. This was taken before the major restoration of ......more

   

This is a picture of a Clydesdale Stallion with the rather unusual name `Oyama`. Research has revealed that this name is connected with an area of British Columbia in Canada . This is not surprising as ......more

   

This is a view of Lanark`s police force in the 1880`s. They were based in the police station which was built after Lanark Prison was demolished sometime about the time this photograph was taken. Looking ......more


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