Gallery of Pictures

   

Leadhills from top of Mine Hill This is another Scott card which shows the railway probably running up to Wanlockhead past Leadhills. The smelt mills mentioned on the card are at the Biggar end of the ......more

   

Lowther Hills (2403 feet), Leadhills This Scott card is a pre World War I card showing a remote farm near Leadhills, I think that it is the Biggar side. However if anybody has an idea about location, it would be useful to know.

   

Dipping sheep at Lowthers, Leadhills This is a somewhat unusual card showing some rather posh women visiting the sheep dipping near Leadhills. I would think that it is likely that these women were members ......more

   

Symington`s Monument, Leadhills This is a view of the monument to William Symington, a native of Leadhills. He was the man who designed the worlds first paddle steamer called the Charlotte Dundas in ......more

   

The Post Office and Boarding House, Leadhills This is a card of the Post Office and Boarding House at Leadhills. The Boarding House was immediately adjacent to the Post Office. It was the proprietor ......more

   

The pure mountain air, Leadhills This card of the late 50`s early 60`s advertises the clean air and charming situation of Leadhills. By this time the village was starting to decline and as a consequence ......more

   

The Leadhills Express Humorous Card This is a Valentine comic card which was personalised with a mention of Leadhills. The writer of this card on July 19th 1907 said that the Leadhills train was not much different in reality.

   

Bowling Green and Broadlaw, Leadhills This is a picture of the Leadhills Bowling Club taken in the summer of 1933. Some people think that this might have been the day that Leadhills beat Blackwood Bowling ......more

   

Established Church, Leadhills and Parish Church and Manse, Leadhills This was the first established church which was held in one wing of this building. The other part was the manse. The first service ......more

   

Established Church, Leadhills and Parish Church and Manse, Leadhills This was the first established church which was held in one wing of this building. The other part was the manse. The first service ......more

   

`Ashlea`, Leadhills Many people will have heard of Alexander`s buses. The founder of the company was born in 1836 at a house called Ashlea. I am not sure exactly which house this is whether it is the ......more

   

Station and Highest House in Scotland, Leadhills This is a picture of the train departing from Leadhills. I wonder what the bunker like building is. Was it used as an explosives store? Near the train ......more

   

Prince of Wales team when at Leadhills 1903 This is an interesting card as it refers to a visit by George, Prince of Wales to Leadhills in 1903. This prince was later to become George V. From memory ......more

   

Getting under Weigh at Leadhills This novelty card from Leadhills was sent by Mr Watson to his daughter Miss Watson in Cambusnethan. Date not known probably pre World War I. Out of the donkey`s backside comes a string of views of Leadhills.

   

Flexholm, Leadhills This is a special Valentine`s card called a `Sepia type`. It is a post World War I card. I would like further details about the buildings and where this view was taken.

   

The Mines, Leadhills This is a rather unusual card in that it is of a lead mine. This mine is the Glengonnar Mine which was one of Leadhills last lead mines in the area. It closed in 1929, which is ......more


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