Gallery of Pictures

   

Covington These are a couple of interesting photographs which Tam Ward did when he dug at Covington Castle. Not only did Tam dig at the Castle but he worked on the restoration of the doocot. He spent ......more

   

New Lanark This article is interesting in that it shows New Lanark on 14/3/1974. It shows some of the challenge that awaited Jim Arnold when he was appointed as manager. It was through the efforts ......more

   

Bells of St Nicholas Parish Church This is a picture that I have discovered in the archive relating to the bells of St Nicholas Parish Church. This shows the large bell being put back into position on ......more

   

Dance Ticket This is a blast from the past almost 75 years ago. I wonder if there is anybody alive who remembers the dances in the Memorial Hall organized by the Lanarkshire Services League especially this one on Thursday 14th March, 1946.

   

James Ramsay, Carluke Here is a picture taken outside James Ramsay`s in Carluke probably about 1900. Like today Ramsay`s was known as being an excellent ham curer. This tradition is still preserved ......more

   

This is a picture of William Russell`s house. The next pictures will tell the story of William Russell.

   

   

William Russell The other day we put up a picture of the Russell`s Fruit Merchant Vehicle. Amazingly I came across an archive of material relating to the family, which was donated to us. Unfortunately ......more

   

Birkfield Farm, Boghall Road, Carluke Birkfield Farm is in Boghall Road, Carluke. It is a list B structure as there exists a thatched roof under the asbestos covering. In the photo here the original ......more

   

Lanimer Queen & Maids 1923 This is a card of Lanimer Queen Christina McMillan in 1923 from Kirkfieldbank Primary School who was crowned by Mrs D. Adams. William Shaw was Cornet that year.

   

   

Loch Garage, Lanark This is a picture of the Loch Garage in Lanark showing the men about to deliver Pratt`s spirits to various locations including farms. This company was formed in 1888. Eventually ......more

   

This is Mary MacAuslan of Lanark Grammar School who was crowned a hundred years ago by Mrs MacLeay. The Lord Cornet a hundred years ago was Peter Shand. Hopefully Lanimers will be held this year though June might be a bit early.

   

This is a more up to date picture. This is of Jean Dunlop and her Court in 1950. Jean went to New Lanark Primary School. She was crowned by Mrs W. Hamilton and the Lord Cornet that year was Donald Steele.

   

   

Old Howburn Bridge, Carnwath This card was done by Jacksons of Carnwath. It shows the hay being brought in. I do not think the old gentlemen were involved with the hay. The spade near the bridge suggests ......more


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