Gallery of Postcards

   

Carmichael House This is a front view of Carmichael House with the two 18th century wings. It is the curved gables which are so typical of contemporary Prussian design. In the 18th century in history, ......more

   

This card was sent from Thankerton in 1931. The thirties were a period when many of the thatched cottages in Lanarkshire began to disappear. Some of them dated back to the 17th/18th centuries. The floor ......more

   

This drawing is courtesy of the Royal Commission of Ancient Historical Monuments Scotland. It was based on a photograph of Carmichael House prior to demolition. The house was left unfinished in 1767.It ......more

   

This is a nice view down Station Road in Thankerton. This is one of the views done of Thankerton in October 1928.

   

This is an interesting picture of the honey producers of Carmichael c.1905. I do not think that there are that many cards relating to the production of honey. These may have something to do with James ......more

   

This is a card of Hazel Bank, the Home of Fruit, Lesmahagow which at one time was in Machanshire. This was an area of Clydesdale that included Hazel Bank and Crossford. The name Crossford is linked with ......more

   

This is a view of the Old Mill on the Nethan, Lesmahagow which lies underneath the modern M74 motorway. It was going to be restored about forty years ago but unfortunately this never happened. The Mill ......more

   

This programme goes along with the very unusual commemorative card of a Primary School play by the children of Carmichael Primary in 1907. Such a performance reflects the Nationalism Prevalent in Britain ......more

   

Sir Windham Charles James Carmichael, Anstruther Liberal Politician, M.P. for South Lanarkshire 1874-1880. Born 1825 - died 1898.

   

   

   

   

   

   

   


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