Gallery of Pictures

   

Carstairs House Henry Monteith was an important Tory politician. He twice was M.P. for Linlithgow in 1820 to 1826 and then from 1830-31. He was very much against the working man and radicals. He was ......more

   

Hyndford Road, Lanark This is a nice view of Hyndford Road leading from the Wellgate up to the roundabout. It looks peaceful. Basically most of the houses shown in this photograph are still there. ......more

   

This card is unusual, have not had the time to look at the back of it. It is done in mirror writing - shades of Leonardo de Vinci. Will get the team on to it. It was sent to Mrs Watson at Jerviswood ......more

   

oating Pond and Caravan Site, Biggar This is a Dennis card of Biggar Pond and Caravan Site. This was produced in the 1970`s. Dennis was a postcard company that was based in Scarborough. They produced ......more

   

"Dunure Independence" Dunure Independence is from an important line of Clydesdales and the card which accompanies this picture shows the popularity of any horse connected to this line.

   

part 2 Scotland`s Statesman The card which accompanies this photo is interesting in that it gives the genealogy of Scotland`s Statesman which was owned by Mrs Purdie Somerville of Sandilands Farm near Lanark.

   

Scotland`s Statesman The card which accompanies this photo is interesting in that it gives the genealogy of Scotland`s Statesman which was owned by Mrs Purdie Somerville of Sandilands Farm near Lanark.

   

Mortuary Chapel, Lanark This card adds a bit more to the story of the Watson`s in that Agnes Barr sent this card to Euphemia Watson at Jerviswood Mains Cottage. Therefore it seems that the Watson`s were ......more

   

Mortuary Chapel, Lanark This card adds a bit more to the story of the Watson`s in that Agnes Barr sent this card to Euphemia Watson at Jerviswood Mains Cottage. Therefore it seems that the Watson`s were ......more

   

High Street & Cross, Lanark This is a fine card of Lanark High Street and Cross. I think that it was sent pre World War I. The children are out in force in this picture. The Tolbooth looks good in ......more

   

Lanark Station Following on from last week’s article about Lesmahagow, I thought that it would be important to do a piece about Lanark Station. Lanark was at one time a very important railway hub ......more

   

Miner This picture I believe was taken down a mine in the Hamilton area. Here the working conditions did not appear too bad. However all the miners were affected by the dust which clogged up their lungs. ......more

   

Miners of Great Britain Life in 1919 at the time of the last pandemic was not exactly `a bowl of cherries` indeed for most people, it was pretty grim. Poverty stalked the land and no where was this a ......more

   

Steam Launch, The Lake, Lanark Here is a picture of the steam launch that once went on Lanark Loch, though up to 1914 the Loch was called the Lake. The launch was popular but it was prone to mechanical ......more

   

Stonebyres Power Station I am very indebted to my good friend Sammy Robertson for these items that relate to the construction of the power stations on the Clyde at Stonebyres and Bonnington. Currently ......more

   

Group of Workers taking a break This is a picture of the band of workers who were employed to construct the power station at Stonebyres.


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