Gallery of Postcards

   

Strawberry Beds Lanark This is a view of the strawberry beds from the County of Lanark book. Strawberry growing started in 1869 on the edge of the valley at Hamilton and Uddingston. However Robert ......more

   

Toll House, Thankerton My other card of the Toll House at the Tinto tea room crossroads was on before. It was not as good example as this one, which shows the old style finger posts of which very few ......more

   

Toll House, Thankerton My other card of the Toll House at the Tinto tea room crossroads was on before. It was not as good example as this one, which shows the old style finger posts of which very few ......more

   

Cora Linn, Falls of Clyde, Lanark This is a nice view of Cora Linn which was sent from View Hill in Lanark. Does anybody know where that is? It was sent to Mrs Lamb from Crookboat Farm who was Queen ......more

   

Bonnington Falls, Lanark This is a rather rare card of the Falls as it was manufactured by Rogers & Co. Unusually it actually has the address of Rogers on it - 98/100 High Street, Lanark. This is ......more

   

Corra Linn This is a nice card of Corra Linn. It is an early card of the falls dating to July 20th 1903. The messages at this point in time were still being written on the front of the card. The reverse ......more

   

Lanark Loch This card shows just how popular Lanark Loch/Lake was in the reign of George V. This card was sent from Lanark shortly before World War I on July 22nd 1914. The writer of the card was Mrs ......more

   

Orchards in the Clyde Valley This is another picture from the County of Lanark book showing some of the children examining the flourish in an Orchard in the Clyde Valley.

   

Tomato Picking This is another picture from the County of Lanark book. This time it is picking tomatoes. Tomatoes became more important in the late twenties than the strawberries. Many of the strawberries ......more

   

Tomato Picking This is another picture from the County of Lanark book. This time it is picking tomatoes. Tomatoes became more important in the late twenties than the strawberries. Many of the strawberries ......more

   

This card dates to 1904 and the writer states that they are coming into Edinburgh on the 3 o`clock train on Saturday. Pity there is no regular train service of the sort that existed in 1904. The card ......more

   

This is a view of the Public Hall at Thankerton which dates back to before World War I. Unfortunately many of these Community Halls have closed and COVID-19 will be used as an excuse to close them. Even ......more

   

   

ChesterHall, Wiston This is a view of Chesterhall Farm, Wiston dating back to the late 18th/early 19th century. In addition to being a farm, it was a hotel and resting place for the horses. Horses could ......more

   

Shieldhill This is a card of Shieldhill from 1906. At that time Shieldhill was not occupied by the Chancellor family. It had recently been sold in 1898 and the Chancellors did not come back to Shieldhill ......more

   

Wiston, Mill near Tinto This is a view of the L shaped Mill of Wiston. Built or totally reconstructed in the late 18th century. It is certainly in existence on Forest`s map of 1819. Will have to check ......more


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