Gallery of Pictures

   

Turn In (If You Can) This shows a fun scene from a military camp. Military discipline would come as a bit of a shock to some of the recruits. However those from a farming background knew all about early rises and long days.

   

These men of the Lanarkshire Yeomanry are taking a break. These are all Sergeants and they would have to get the raw recruits whipped into shape.

   

Leaving for the Front This is a picture of the Lowland Mounted Brigade at Dumfries prior to going out to the Middle East. This group included some members of the Lanarkshire Yeomanry.

   

Carnoustie was one of the places where some of the recruits from Lanark ended up doing training for the various units that they joined varying from Highland Light Infantry to the Cameronians.

   

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


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