This picture is supposed to be taken in 1915 of some of the Lanarkshire Yeomanry. It is thought that the location of the shot was somewhere near Tarbrax.
These men are getting ready to practise their skills with the swords. It seems strange to think that people actually thought that cavalry was effective against machine guns! By the way machine guns had ......more
This is a picture of the Lanarkshire Yeomanry on parade in front of the Tolbooth in Lanark. I wonder how many of these brave men made it back to Lanark.
New Lanark This is an interesting view of New Lanark by a French artist called Pernot. He did a number of views around Lanark for a book about Scotland. This view was lithographed by a man called Jacottet in 1827.
This is another print based on Pernot`s drawings. The lithographic work was done by Sabatier. Maybe this was done in 1827. At this time Francis Alexander Pernot was 34 years old.
Stonebyres Mill This is an interesting close up of the Mill at Stonebyres. I would think that this is quite an early Mill maybe going back to the 17th century. Will have to do some work on this. Need ......more
This is a trip down memory lane when the Ancient Monuments of Clydesdale was published. This was brought out in 1989 when Aileen Logan was Provost. She is in the centre of the photo. I am standing next ......more
Forest`s Map 1819 Here are some interesting details from Forest`s Map of 1819. There is a loch near Hyndford called Cat Loch. Hyndford House belonged to Mr Morrison. The old house near Hyndford Bridge ......more
This picture was created for Valentine`s book of photos of Scottish Places. It was done in the early 1900`s.
Lanark Castle Nice aerial view of Lanark Castle just after the new bowling club premises had been built. Not too the area around the castle was not covered in housing. It is a pity this was allowed ......more
Lanark Castle This is a nice aerial shot of Castlebank Castle. There is an amazing amount of detail in this picture which was taken in 1980. Picture courtesy of the Royal Commission for Ancient Monuments Scotland.
These two views (View 2) of the Southern Uplands were taken about forty years ago . These hills have an amazing amount of Prehistoric forts . They also formed the boundary between England and Scotland ......more
In the foreground of this picture is a bank , this part of a circular structure near Wester Yardhouses. It is one of a fair number of Iron Age houses in the area. Also nearby is a souterrain of the Iron ......more