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Lanark Aviation Meeting

Year: 1910

The Lanark Airshow was the first airshow in Scotland and it was particularly special in that it was also the second British International Airshow. It attracted competitors from all over…

The story of William Wallace


This is a presentation about William Wallace in Lanark.

Sale catalogue from Lanark Auction Market

Year: 1892

A sale catalogue dating from 1892 from Lawrie & Symington Auctioneers at Lanark Auction Market.

History of Lanark Golf Club

Lanark Golf Club history

Year: 1951

An extract from the Lanark Golf Club 100th Anniversary book, published in 1951. Lanark Golf Club was founded on 4 October, 1851. However, the story begins prior to this, as…

Parliamentary act establishing a jail and Sheriff Court in Lanark, 1833

Act passed by British Parliament establishing a Gaol in Lanark

Year: 1833

This is the front of the document showing the Act passed by the British Parliament in 1833, for the erection of the Sheriff Court and the Prison. This Act was…

A. Wilson Ladies Shirts advert


An advert for A. Wilson Ladies Shirts, based in Lanark. Wilson’s appears to have been considerably ahead of their time in offering mail order delivery for “the smartest and most…

The Bonnington Electric Laundry Co advert


An advertisement for the Bonnington Electric Laundry company, indicating that they are “Shirt and Collar Specialists”.

Jacks Ironmonger, Lanark

James Jack Ironmonger advert


An advertisement for James Jack, Ironmonger, Seedsman and Implement Agent, in Hyndford Road, Lanark. When LADAS conducted research in Hyndford House, we uncovered invoices dating back to the 1860s. Jacks…

Samuel Forrest Butchers

Samuel Forrest Family Butcher advert

Year: 1910

An advert for Samuel Forrest Family Butcher from around 1910. Samuel Forrest was Provost of Lanark in 1910 and seems to have had a good butchery business considering he had…

Clydesdale Hotel advertisement

Clydesdale Hotel advert


An early 20th-century advertisement for the Clydesdale Hotel, Lanark. At this time, it was considered to be the best hotel in Lanark. The Cartland was, at that time, a private…