Gallery of Pictures

   

This is a really old photograph probably about 1870. Notice there is no Jubilee Fountain . The buildings are interesting. Notice the one near the Tolbooth with a thatched roof. This building does date ......more

   

Just decided to put a few pictures on from some old files that I discovered . Here is Stephen`s garage in Biggar before it shut down. This site is now Biggar Museum

   

This is an old petrol pump at Altson`s yard in Lanark . It does not look in good condition

   

This is an old view of the Ladyacre garage, Lanark as it was about 15 years ago.

   

This is a view of the Townhead Garage in Douglas about fifteen years ago. The owner at that time was into restoring old cars and I think this s a Ford which is being done up. However there are those who ......more

   

Nice view of the High Street with a new and welcome innovation a Gent`s urinal . This must date to before 1887 as the fountain is not in existence at this point in time . Our Victorian ancestors were quite ......more

   

   

This is a card which was sent from Thankerton Moor Prison Camp, which was described as Camp 62. It was sent on 17/8/1947 by Erich Mischer to Mrs Douglas of the Friends School at Lisburn, Northern Ireland. ......more

   

This is a card which was sent from Thankerton Moor Prison Camp, which was described as Camp 62. It was sent on 17/8/1947 by Erich Mischer to Mrs Douglas of the Friends School at Lisburn, Northern Ireland. ......more

   

These two prisoner of war postcards were sent to the Albers family from Camp 19 in 1945. One was sent on 21/1/1945. The second was sent on 29/1/1945 by their son Rolf. In the first he says that he has ......more

   

These two prisoner of war postcards were sent to the Albers family from Camp 19 in 1945. One was sent on 21/1/1945. The second was sent on 29/1/1945 by their son Rolf. In the first he says that he has ......more

   

This looks like it was taken by Brown`s of Lanark in the German prison camp at Harpendon near Douglas. Date probably 1943/44.

   

This is a photograph taken c.1942/43 in the Italian prison camp at Thankerton. Theatre was a major distraction for any soldier who found themselves in a prison camp. Indeed entertainment was vital to ......more

   

   

This is a description by Dorothy Wordsworth of the trip done by her brother William Wordsworth and their friend Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The description of the Clydesdale which was described as the New ......more

   

This week starts with a few cards of the Prison camps and what life used to be like living inside the Prison camps. Clydesdale’s Prison Camps The memories of the Clydesdale Prisoner of War camps ......more


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