Gallery of Pictures


This is a drawing of the fine Westshield House. I still remember this standing in the early 1970`s prior to demolition. This drawing was made for Nigel Tranter`s book `The Fortified House in Scotland` ......more


This is a Brown`s card showing a member of the Seaforth Highlanders from Lanark. A number of Lanark men were attached to this regiment. The photograph suggests that he is about thirty. The lady sat down ......more


This is a view of the old school at Crossford which is now a private residence. This was the Victorian school which preceded the school at Underbank. Underbank dated to about the 1930`s and is now replaced ......more


This is a view of the Moss Burn, Carnwath. The card was sent on November 1st 1927. Does anybody know anything about the Moss Burn?


This card was sent on 26th November 1916 to Monsieur Fillon in Bayeux, France. The writer is practising their French and saying that Carnwath is lying under a blanket of snow and it is not possible to ......more


This card shows a stand pipe in the street which was the main water supply plus a view of the Wee Bush.


This card shows the Royal Bank of Scotland (now gone) plus the old Tolbooth as well as a shop called Ballantynes. Anybody any information on this shop?


This is an interesting view of the Parish Church at Carstairs which was constructed in the 1790`s thanks to the generosity of the Fullerton family who lived at Carstairs House. Next to the Church was ......more


Carstairs Gala Queen and Court 1959.


This is a view of the Catholic Church of St Joseph`s which was built in the Gothic style thanks to the Monteith family in the 1860`s. It is now a private house.


This is a nice card showing of the now demolished Carstairs Arms Hotel in some detail. Also of interest in the 1930`s/1940`s is the finger post so called because of the black fingers pointing the direction. ......more


This is a view of the area where the derelict garage is today. Some very nice thatched houses in this view. The back of the card says 1915 and mentions the names of two train drivers - Martin and Shaw ......more


This card which shows the Green at Carstairs plus a couple of children was taken before 1903 by Brown`s photographer, Lanark. The writer of the card says she used to play on this green.


This card was published by J. Smith of Carstairs. Presumably Smith ran the Post Office/Newsagents shop in Carstairs. This impressive Manse was built in the 19th century maybe extending an earlier building. ......more



This is a nice view of the north side of the Green in Carstairs Village. Appropriately the houses together are called Green View. Great view of a horse having a break by the pub. Also there is a group ......more

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