Gallery of Pictures

   

Loch Garage, Lanark This is a picture of the Loch Garage in Lanark showing the men about to deliver Pratt`s spirits to various locations including farms. This company was formed in 1888. Eventually ......more

   

This is Mary MacAuslan of Lanark Grammar School who was crowned a hundred years ago by Mrs MacLeay. The Lord Cornet a hundred years ago was Peter Shand. Hopefully Lanimers will be held this year though June might be a bit early.

   

This is a more up to date picture. This is of Jean Dunlop and her Court in 1950. Jean went to New Lanark Primary School. She was crowned by Mrs W. Hamilton and the Lord Cornet that year was Donald Steele.

   

   

Old Howburn Bridge, Carnwath This card was done by Jacksons of Carnwath. It shows the hay being brought in. I do not think the old gentlemen were involved with the hay. The spade near the bridge suggests ......more

   

Neilson Bridge, Biggar This is a nice view of J. Brunton, the family grocers who were around in Biggar from the early part of the twentieth century. I remember Brunton`s back in the 1970`s. Does anybody ......more

   

Stonebyres Falls, Falls of Clyde, Lanark This is a nice view of Stonebyres. It was posted in 1922. It was not to be long before a power station was erected at Stonebyres along with Bonnington. The ......more

   

Garvald House, Dolphinton On this card Garvald House is described as being near Dolphinton rather than West Linton. Currently it provides residential care and day courses for adults with learning disabilities. ......more

   

   

   

This is the earliest postcard we have in our collection of Lanimer Queens

   

   

Carnwath Gala Queen Isabella, 1937 Here we have a photo of Isabella, Gala Queen of Carnwath in 1937. Anybody remember anything about her?

   

This is the final Lanimer postcard for this week. It is of Janina McLintock of Kirkfieldbank School who was crowned by Mrs D. Ross in 1959. The Lord Cornet then was William Bryson.

   

This is another Brown card, this time from 1948 of Lanimer Queen Margaret Allan of the Grammar School. She was crowned by Mrs J. M. Yuill and the Lord Cornet was J. Millar Stoddart Senior.

   

This is yet another Brown card showing for a change the Queen`s Court. The Queen then was Lorna Frood from New Lanark School. She was crowned by Mrs Jean MacAuslan (probably the wife of the owner of the ......more


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