Gallery of Pictures

   

e Denham of Westshield tombstone is of interest. It is attached to the South wall of St Mary`s Aisle. It really is about the history of the Denham family who were connected with Westshields House. This ......more

   

This is an early picture of Jackson`s of Carnwath with a small child on a pony outside the place. This photo comes from the Jimmy Henderson collection.

   

This is a good picture of Carnwath Station showing the coal wagons in the station with the horses and carts loading up for delivery. This shows just what a busy station Carnwath used to be. The writer ......more

   

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.


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