Gallery of Postcards

   

This is an interesting view of the Parish Church at Carstairs which was constructed in the 1790`s thanks to the generosity of the Fullerton family who lived at Carstairs House. Next to the Church was ......more

   

Here are a number of Gala pictures of the Gala Queen representing Carstairs and Carstairs Junction. Each card has been put on separately to aid identification.

   

Carstairs Gala Queen and Court 1959.

   

Carstairs Gala Queen and Court 1958.

   

This is a view of the Catholic Church of St Joseph`s which was built in the Gothic style thanks to the Monteith family in the 1860`s. It is now a private house.

   

This is a nice card showing of the now demolished Carstairs Arms Hotel in some detail. Also of interest in the 1930`s/1940`s is the finger post so called because of the black fingers pointing the direction. ......more

   

This is a view of the area where the derelict garage is today. Some very nice thatched houses in this view. The back of the card says 1915 and mentions the names of two train drivers - Martin and Shaw ......more

   

This card which shows the Green at Carstairs plus a couple of children was taken before 1903 by Brown`s photographer, Lanark. The writer of the card says she used to play on this green.

   

This card was published by J. Smith of Carstairs. Presumably Smith ran the Post Office/Newsagents shop in Carstairs. This impressive Manse was built in the 19th century maybe extending an earlier building. ......more

   

   

This is a nice view of the north side of the Green in Carstairs Village. Appropriately the houses together are called Green View. Great view of a horse having a break by the pub. Also there is a group ......more

   

This next card shows a group of children on the village green. Date of this picture is early 1900`s.

   

This is a nice card showing of the now demolished Carstairs Arms Hotel in some detail. Also of interest in the 1930`s/1940`s is the finger post so called because of the black fingers pointing the direction. ......more

   

This is a view of the area where the derelict garage is today. Some very nice thatched houses in this view. The back of the card says 1915 and mentions the names of two train drivers - Martin and Shaw ......more

   

This card which shows the Green at Carstairs plus a couple of children was taken before 1903 by Brown`s photographer, Lanark. The writer of the card says she used to play on this green.

   

This is a very unusual card of Carstairs Village as it was published by the Department of Ancient Monuments (now H.E.S. Scotland - Historic Environment Scotland). Why they choose this view when they ......more


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