Gallery of Pictures

   

Back of Douglas Water School, 1992 These are some views of Douglas Water Primary School in 1992 (the year it closed). These are from the Rigside Record published by the late Jim Hamilton. It was demolished ......more

   

Supporters of Douglas Water Thistle Juniors Football Club pictured after their team won the West of Scotland Cup. c.1954. Any information on this photo would be greatly appreciated. Picture Courtesy of the late Jim Hamilton.

   

Douglas Water Thistle Junior Football Team - Winners of West of Scotland Cup c.1954. Picture Courtesy of the late Jim Hamilton. Any information would be very much appreciated of this photo

   

Douglas Water School Football Team c.1954 Picture courtesy of the late Jim Hamilton. Any information on this photo would be gratefully appreciated.

   

Douglas Water School 1931 This picture is Courtesy of the late Jim Hamilton. Any information on this picture would be gratefully appreciated.

   

This picture and the following pictures are courtesy of the Jim Hamilton who is best remembered for the famous Coalburn Chronicles. Any information about the people in this picture would be much appreciated.

   

The Glen, Ponfeigh This is a view of The Glen at Ponfeigh. I think that the church in the corner of this picture is the earliest Church of Scotland Church for Douglas Water. Several churches were ......more

   

Douglas Water in Winter This is a nice view of Douglas Water in winter.

   

The Trows, Douglas Water Anybody know anything about the Trows, Douglas Water?

   

The creation of the Power Station of Bonnington and Stonebyres in the early 1920`s created a lot of opposition. Many people were concerned about the environmental impacts of both power stations. This literature is from that era.

   

This is a great view of a train operating as a snow plough at Ponfeigh ( January 1913 ). It will remind the older members of the community of similar winters in 1947 and the 1960`s.

   

This is a nice example of a family photo of an extended Lanark family in the 1880`s. It was about this time that the population figures in Scotland began to increase. In the 1860 `s the death rate had ......more

   

This is another Carte de Visite produced by Archibald Rogers. It dates to about 1880 / 1890 and was produced in Archibald Rogers Photographic Studio in Lanark High Street.

   

The Old Manse, 1757-1848 from the South Vennel This is an engraving from a publication called `The Lanark Manse Family`. This was written by the Lanark Historian Thomas Reid about the Reverend William ......more

   

Douglas Water Thistle Team, 1954 Anybody have any memories of the Douglas Water Thistle Team of 1954. Apparently according to the Memories of Douglas Water and Rigside, this team did very well and ......more

   

Douglas Water and Rigside Gala Queen 1993 This is a picture of Queen Cheryl Gingham and her Courtiers of 1993. If anybody has any further information on the people in this photo, please let us know.


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