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Henry McMahon

HENRY McMAHON   Born in the hungry 30s 1932 to be precise this is a thatched cottage at Thankerton Toll,I remember the poles at the beginning of the war they slept on straw palansanis in a white cottage where my front bedroom is near ,and a sentry was on duty at the creamery gate After this time everyone was  supplied with a gas mask . I was of the age where I was too old for orange juice and too... read more

Thankerton Map

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Carmichael Map

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Carmichael Old Tax Records

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Roberton

This 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 the motte are clearly still visible. Excavation has proven that it dated from the late 13th/early 14th Centuries, the dig revealed that a solid wooden wall was constructed on top of the mound. The motte was probably constructed by Stephen of Roberton,... read more

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