Gallery of Pictures

   

High Street, Lanark 1912 This is a rather colourful card which shows the Tolbooth and what was Jenice Plenderleith`s Flower Shop. Looking at the dress of the women (the hats), this card was produced ......more

   

High Street, Lanark This is the oldest card of Lanark in my collection. It was posted in Carlisle on May 22nd, 1900 to Miss Duross who was in Orleans in France. This type of card is called an undivided ......more

   

High Street, Lanark Oldest Card This is the oldest card of Lanark in my collection. It was posted in Carlisle on May 22nd, 1900 to Miss Duross who was in Orleans in France. This type of card is called ......more

   

Lanark`s Treasures This weeks article is about the treasures of Lanark of which there are many. However I will not cover every single one, but some well known and some not so well known. Lanark’s ......more

   

Wide Close, Lanark. The Wide Close is the only surviving 16th century gateway of a Burgh surviving in Southern Scotland. Some years ago, I found that the windows of the Wide Close Port were blocked ......more

   

Vere House Lanark 1960`s Vere House stood on the site of Lidl. It was demolished in 1979 to make way for William Low`s Supermarket. An interesting feature was a vaulted port either kitchen or storage ......more

   

Back of Wellgate, Lanark 1980`s This is a view of the back of the Wellgate as it looked in the 1980`s. This slide illustrates how the houses were built end on to the street following the property lines. ......more

   

High Street Lanark 1914 I will be finishing off the High Street prior to getting together more material for the treasures. However the old High Street was one of our greatest treasures, it is a pity ......more

   

High Street, Lanark This card is dated to 1973. A blast from the past Woolworths - a very handy shop. Pity that it has disappeared apart from on line. Note too the width of the road, which would ......more

   

High Street, Lanark Lanark in the 1980`s - more traffic about and some interesting vehicles - Sunblest/Fine Fare. The building which stands out is the light brown, beige buildings, now a printers. ......more

   

The Cross, Lanark This is a nice coloured photograph of how St Nicholas used to look. The brown and white paint scheme looks quite good. The problem with the present paint is that it will always go ......more

   

High Street, Lanark This looks very much like Lanark on Market day with all the men conversing in the street. This was sent from Lanark in 1935 to Canada for 1 penny

   

High Street, Lanark A nice 1970`s view of Lanark including Coltarts and Woolworths. The central reservation is quite well maintained and the trees are a nice feature.

   

High Street, Lanark This is a nice pre World War I card. It is an unusual view of the High Street. Finally the reason for the dating of this card is the fact that it was printed in Saxony. After ......more

   

The Cross, Lanark This is a nice pre World War I view of St Nicholas. St Nicholas is first mentioned as a chapel in 1214, so that would date it back to the reign of William the Lion. During the excavations ......more

   

Lanark Motor show 1913 These pictures are from the Lanark Motor Gymkhana of August 9th 1913 held at Lanark Racecourse. The photos come from a publication on garages that served the first century of ......more


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