Sketch of Jerviswood This is a sketch of Jerviswood which was built c.1630 by the Livingston family. Shortly after it was built, it was sold off to the Baillie family. It is the finest preserved building ......more
Rear of Wellgate This is the area where William Lithgow was born in 1582 to James Lithgow and Alison Graham. His father was a merchant burgess in Lanark. Bits of a number of 17th century houses still ......more
The picture of the beams with the numbers on them show how houses were constructed in the days of William Lithgow. The wood that the roofs were made of came from the Baltic. William Lithgow tells us ......more
Jerviswood House This is a view of the Old Jerviswood House which Lugless Will would have known before he left Lanark in 1609. This was the tower house that the Livingstone`s lived in prior to building Jerviswood
Romantic Card This is a nice Romantic Card from Lanark which was sent to Annie McSkimming of Annfield in Kirkmuirhill for her collection. The date of the card is pre 1914 and was produced by BB of London as part of the Lanark "Stile" series.
The Cross, Lanark Found this seventies picture of Lanark published by W. S. Thomson. Interesting to see the pedestrian crossing with Belisha beacons. The Belisha beacons were introduced by Leslie ......more
Black Bull, Wellgate, Lanark This is a real action shot in the Wellgate. Remember my good friend Paul Archibald describing his visits to the Black Bull whilst at Lanark Grammar. There is a sign for ......more
Bannatyne Street, Lanark An excellent view of the old Caledonian Hotel with the Victorian gas light. Further along is the notice for the public bar. Like the prize cow being taken to market, there ......more
Coopers Store This is an interesting picture of the Tolbooth as it was in the 1930`s. An excellent view of Coopers the Grocers. Also notice the old men next to the underground toilets. Finally the ......more
Castlebank Park, Lanark This card is in fact not the Delves. Somebody had given the photographer the wrong information. It is in fact Castlebank Park in the1970`s. It was a beautiful park then and ......more
"The Dunure" This is a card I discovered in our archives of a Clydesdale horse called `Dunure`. Anybody know anything about this horse?
Station Square, Lanark This is a nice view of the Victoria Hotel and Scott`s Station Hotel. The date of the dispatch of the card is June 25th 1910. It was sent by Jeanie of Pepperknowes, Carmichael ......more
Wellgate, Lanark This card was sent after a sale in Lanark. The writer says that he got £40 10/- for 7 but does not specify what. I should imagine that he is talking about cows as he purchased one ......more
Wellgate Street, Lanark Quite an interesting scene in the Wellgate. The houses in this photo are for the most part 19th century in date. There was an 18th century thatched cottage roughly opposite ......more
Wellgate-Head, Lanark This is a view of Wellgatehead in 1904 with what was Lanark Grammar in the background. Behind this house was Ferguson`s Garage. I remember the garage well, used to get my car ......more