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Sir Windham Charles James Carmichael

Sir Windham Charles James Carmichael-Anstruther

Year: 1880

Sir Windham Charles James Carmichael-Anstruther was a Liberal Politician, Member of Parliament for South Lanarkshire between 1874-1880, and a Scottish baronet. Carmichael-Anstruther was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Lanarkshire in…

Drawing of Carmichael House

Carmichael House drawing


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…

Charter of Kelso

Charter of Kelso

Year: 1159

This is a picture taken from the charter of Kelso dating to the reign of Malcolm IV of the foundation of Kelso. This was in 1159. Already Lesmahagow Priory had…

Invoice from Robert Ferguson to William Dixon

Dixon and Co, Forth invoice

Year: 1895

This invoice from Robert Ferguson to William Dixon is of interest as it shows that in 1895 William Dixon & co were doing the preparatory work for their largest mine…

Lesmahagow Missal

Year: 1240

One of Scotland’s greatest mediaeval treasures is the Lesmahagow Missal which was written c.1240 and is reputed to have come from the Tironesian Priory of St Machutius in Lesmahagow. The…

Carnwath Public School

Carnwath Public School article

Year: 1911

This article is from Stothers’s, Glasgow, Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire, Christmas and New Year Annual of 1911/1912. The article gives a fascinating insight into the achievements of Carnwath Public School. The…

Old Photos of Douglas & District


A presentation of old photos from Douglas and surrounding areas, compiled by Harvey Black. Use the embedded display below to view this presentation or you can use the controls to…

Braehead Village Survey


This paper presents the results of a survey of lime, ironstone and rock quarries with associated clamp kilns, and also a historical review of the village of Braehead in the…

Gala Queen and courtiers, Carnwath, 1938

Carnwath & District Old Photos


A PowerPoint presentation showing photos from across Carnwath and District across the years. You can download a copy of this presentation in the original format or in a PDF format…

The Postal History of Biggar


Exploring the postal history of Biggar and surrounding areas. This exploration of the postal history of Biggar was written and compiled by Brian Dow, and covers the period of time…