Gallery of Postcards

   

   

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

   

Carte de Visite This is a carte de visite portrait of a young lady. This card was produced between 1878-1895 when Davidsons had a presence in Carluke. I would think that it would date more towards 1895.

   

Greens Farm, Newbigging This is a view of part of the exterior of the farm house of the Greens, Newbigging which dates back to the late Middle Ages.

   

Market Bar, Lanark This is a view in what was the Market Bar, Lanark. Recently there have been further renovations to this property in 2020. These slides were connected with the first alterations in ......more

   

Market Bar, Lanark This is a view in what was the Market Bar, Lanark. Recently there have been further renovations to this property in 2020. These slides were connected with the first alterations in ......more

   

Market Bar, Lanark This is a view in what was the Market Bar, Lanark. Recently there have been further renovations to this property in 2020. These slides were connected with the first alterations in ......more

   

Market Bar, Lanark This is a view in what was the Market Bar, Lanark. Recently there have been further renovations to this property in 2020. These slides were connected with the first alterations in ......more

   

This weeks article is about an idea to create a way of St Kentigern`s to run from Hamilton - Lanark. The way of St Kentigern The idea of the way of St Kentigern came to me about six years ago when ......more

   

Mauldslie Bridge It is near the Mauldslie bridge that the original church of St Malouc/St Machutius was built. This was prior to a church being built at Carluke.

   

Hogback Tomb, Dalserf This is a view of one of the earliest Christian tombstones in the Clyde Valley. It lies in the cemetery at Dalserf. It dates back to Viking times and such tombstones are called ......more

   

High Parks, Hamilton# This is a view of what might be possibly the sited of the palace of Rhydderch Hen (alias Old King Cole). He lived in the late 6th century and was the king of Strathclyde. It ......more

   

Lanark Castle This is a view of Lanark Castle prior to the construction of the new Bowling Club House. It is taken from the Delves. The trees mark the line of a road that was at one time well used especially ......more

   

Lamington Quaich This item was originally attributed to William Wallace, it was in Lamington Tower along with Wallace`s chair. These items were moved to Bonnington when the Cochrane/Baillies were there. ......more


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