Gallery of Pictures

   

This is a nice street view of Lanark pre World War II. Relatively uncluttered . No traffic problems like today. Traffic a nightmare. Notice the Belisha beacon near the church also the old 19th century ......more

   

Do not know how many people took a picture of W.H Smiths before it disappeared. Thought that I would record it. Certainly found it a good place for magazines. However the installation of that self service ......more

   

Thought that I would post a picture of 43 High Street, which is now demolished. Still think the additional car parking space was not good value in terms of promoting business in Lanark. Pity it was not marketed by the Council years ago.

   

Behind Jack`s in Lanark is a massive 17th century building with crow stepped gabling. It was built for the Wilkie family in 1618. It then passed into the hands of the Carmichael family thus the current ......more

   

This is a better view of Hyndford House showing the small windows higher up. The servants probably slept at the top of the building. The windows were not fully glazed, the bottom half of each window was ......more

   

This is a view of the Bloomgate taken from the Castlegate. Lanark developed along these two streets from the castle up to ST Nicholas which was first mentioned in 1214. The crowstepped gabled built was ......more

   

Boating 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

   

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

   

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

   

"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


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