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Tinto from the south


A postcard showing Tinto from the South, pictured from Lamington. It is on this side of Tinto that Fatlips Castle is to be found. Remains of this castle are to…

“The Lancers”, Children’s Concert

Year: 1907

A postcard from Carmichael School from 1907, showing “The Lancers”, part of a Children’s Concert.

Postcard of Wiston Mill

Wiston Mill


Wiston, Mill near Tinto. This is a view of the L-shaped Mill of Wiston. Built or totally reconstructed in the late 18th century. It is certainly in existence on Forest’s…

Postcard of Lanarkshire Yeomanry Camp on the side of Tinto

Lanarkshire Yeomanry Camp


This is a picture of the Glasgow Yeomanry Camp on the side of Tinto. It was issued by the Y.M.C.A. It is amazing to think that postcards were created so…

Lamington Tower

A brief history of Lamington


Marion Braidfute, reputed to be William Wallace’s wife, was raised at the ancestral home of the Baillie Family, Lamington Tower (the remains of which are still visible on the outskirts…

South Lanarkshire landscape

A brief history of Roberton


Roberton was the site of one of Edward I’s mottes. It commanded an excellent view of the Clyde Valley, a major route for trader and rebel alike. The remains of…