Gallery of Postcards

   

The final one in this mini collection is the Carnwath Fancy Dress parade of 27/7/1907. I wonder if anybody knows why the date was changed?

   

The Parliamentary Wall There were disputes between Sir James Carmichael and the Burgesses of Lanark about the road up from Tullieford. The Carmichael`s tried to prevent the Citizens of Lanark from using ......more

   

This is the remains of part of the Laybrothers quarters. This was the first part of the priory to be excavated as the weather in winter 1978 was terrible and the dig could progress undercover. This part ......more

   

Lanimer Queen Elizabeth V. 1960 This is a picture of Elizabeth Frood who was Lanimer Queen in 1960. This was the time that the Lord Cornet was Tom Tennant. She was crowned by Bailie Mrs Janet Thom.

   

   

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

   

Lanimer Queen and Lanimer Queen and Maids 1961 This is a card of 1961 of the Lanimer Queen and her maids of honour. The Queen was Janette Hall. She came from Lanark Grammar School and was crowned by ......more

   

   

This is a picture of Janet Baxter who was Lanimer Queen in 1911. This photograph was taken by Rogers & Co. She was from Kirkfieldbank and was crowned by Mrs Graham. The Lord Cornet was John Stewart who ......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

   

Medieval Silver Penny of Alexander III This is a picture of a Medieval Silver Penny of Alexander III. Alexander`s death in 1286 was to lead to the Wars of Independence with the Scottish Nobility scrambling ......more

   

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

   

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


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