Gallery of Postcards

   

St Kentigern`s, Lanark Here are a couple of pictures of St Kentigern`s, more will follow on Thursday. William Wallace would have visited both the chapel of St Nicholas, which the Archaeological Society ......more

   

Post Office, Roberton This card was produced for Mrs Buchanan at the Post Office in Roberton. She was one of the early post mistresses in the village. The post office is on the left opposite the row ......more

   

Artist impression of Castle - by Malcolm Gair This picture of the Castle was done by the late Malcolm Gair. The Castle of today can be seen to best effect from the air, so an aerial view is included ......more

   

An interesting legal letter sent from Portobello to John Marr, writer in Lanark. He operated out of an office in Hope Street , Lanark. I have copied the letter and would appreciate if somebody can completely ......more

   

Priest of the Fourteenth Century This is a picture of a priest dating back to the 14th century. This could be the sort of costume worn by John Blair, a priest from Libberton near Carnwath. Unfortunately ......more

   

This is a picture of the reconstruction of a house made for Lanark Museum`s exhibition on William Wallace in 1997 to mark the 700th anniversary. This gives an ides of an ordinary person`s house in Lanark ......more

   

Medieval Windows These are a couple of pictures of Medieval windows at the back of Hay`s Travel Agents. These are very important as they were found in alterations up the stairs at the end of the 19th ......more

   

This is the rear of the old Tolbooth in Carnwarth which was demolished in 1930. This was a particularly poor decision as this Tolbooth was one of the oldest surviving Tolbooths in the whole of Scotland. ......more

   

This is the rear of the old Tolbooth in Carnwarth which was demolished in 1930. This was a particularly poor decision as this Tolbooth was one of the oldest surviving Tolbooths in the whole of Scotland. ......more

   

This week the focus is on William Wallace, one of Scotland`s greatest heroes. He means many different things to everybody - to some a icon of Independence, to others a romantic revolutionary. One can be ......more

   

This is a picture of what William Wallace might have looked like as a knight. This rendering of Wallace is based on his coat of arms put on to an engraving of a knight of Wallace`s time. What is absent however is his main weapon a bow.

   

Lord Cornet James Brown 1956 This is a picture of James (Jimmy) Brown, Lord Cornet 1956. The Lanimer Queen then was Susan Hamilton from Lanark Grammar who was crowned by Mrs W.D. Campbell. Jimmy was ......more

   

Lanimer Procession This is a Brown picture of the Lanimer Procession coming up Bannatyne Street, Lanark. Again it is late 50`s early 60`s information is required

   

Crowning of Lanimer Queen 1935 This is going back Lanark Lanimers of 1935. The Queen who is being crowned is Netta Graham from Lanark Grammar School. She was crowned by Mrs T. Brown. The Cornet was ......more

   

Lanimer Float This is another picture from Trish`s collection. It also dates to 1935 but unfortunately the picture is not described.

   

Lanimer Float, Garden of Dreams This photo is of a Lanimer float of the early 1950`s. It is called a garden of dreams. More information would be appreciated.


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