Gallery of Postcards

   

This little face is typical of late thirteenth century pottery. It was possibly produced in Nottingham. Similar pottery was produced in Scarborough but it was green.

   

This is a picture of a tile probably of 15th century date which was found during the excavations.

   

River Clyde, Kirkfieldbank This is an interesting view of the path along the Clyde from Kirkfieldbank Bridge to New Lanark. Many people will remember that this path was blocked and people have to make ......more

   

St Marys Church & Hospital, Lanark This is a nice card showing St Marys and St Marys Hospital. The card was made post World War I and is described as being of British manufacture. The Church was rebuilt ......more

   

Lanark Lanimer Queen This card is of Netta Graham, Lanimer Queen in 1935 from Lanark Grammar School. She was crowned by Mrs T. Brown and the Lord Cornet was James A. MacAuslan.

   

May Harvie Lanimer Queen 1928 This is a photo of May Harvie from Kirkfieldbank School. She was Lanimer Queen in 1928. The crowning lady was Mrs W.P. Scott and the Lord Cornet was John Glaister.

   

Jean Dunlop, Lanimer Queen 1950 This is a picture of Jean Dunlop from New Lanark Primary School who was Lanimer Queen in 1950. She was crowned by Mrs W. Hamilton and the Lord Cornet that year was Donald ......more

   

High Street, Lanark This view of Lanark High Street was sent to Mr Reid, Co. Mrs Stewart of Townfoot in Leadhills. Date is about 1904/1905. It is certainly prior to the construction of the toilets near ......more

   

Parish Church Halls, Lesmahagow This is a building now know as the Fountain in Lesmahagow. The front part of the building was added in 1912. The part to the rear was done in a mock Jacobean Renaissance ......more

   

Lanimer Queen and Maids of Honour 1912 This is a card of 1912 showing Jeannie McCulloch from the small New Lanark School. She was crowned by Mrs J. Stewart and the Lord Cornet was William John Fergus. ......more

   

Crossford Village and River Clyde This is a nice view of Crossford which was posted from Carluke to Miss Hamilton, who was in a Fever Hospital. In those days, we had far more hospital beds than today. ......more

   

Train at Symington Here is a British Rail train going through Symington station in December 1954. The station is unfortunately no longer there, but it was under consideration for being restored as a ......more

   

This is an aerial view of Windgate House near Cowgill reservoir is typical of the sort of residence of the typical bonnet laird of the period of Lugless Will. A two storeyed store built farmhouse with ......more

   

Windgate House This is a view of Windgate house as it exists today. In the late 16th early 17th century sheep farming was the main business. Next to the bastle house where the sheep buchts were, the ......more

   

Antoine Camp This is a picture of the Antoine Camp at Castledykes in 1978. I took this aerial shot myself.

   

Dexter Cattle This is a picture of Black Dexter cows being used for ploughing. The Romans used cows rather than horses for ploughing. A friend of mine`s father who lectured in Veterinary Science at ......more


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