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Old Lanimers

  THE following account of the incidents attending the celebration of Lanimer Day about the year 1828 has been preserved in Mr William Davidson’s ” History of Lanark ” :- ” It is observed [he says] on the day following the last Wednesday of May, old style. The morning is ushered in by boys assembling in crowds and patrolling the streets. Their first care is to get ready the... read more

Castledykes Roman Fort

The area surrounding Castledykes Roman fort is historically one of the most interesting in the whole of Scotland. This is despite the fact that very little can be seen above ground. However the story of the fort and its surroundings is beginning to emerge after almost two thousand years. This has happened as a result of academic research, fieldwalking, resistivity surveys, excavation and aerial... read more

William Kirkhope Russell

William Kirkhope Russell: 1887 – 1962 Brothers: Alexander James Robert Sister: Annabella Born on 18th Feb 1887@Roadmeetings Died on 6th Apr 1962@Law Hospital, Carluke 1891 Census: Living with grandfather james Kirkhope and mother Margaret, step sister Famie Stein and his other siblings 1901 Census: Living with mother margaret and siblings at Kirkton Street, Carluke, working as a message... read more

Audio Introduction of Reminiscences

click sound bars below to listen.. General introduction by Ed Archer chairman of LADAS http://www.clydesdalesheritage.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Reminincences.mp3 GRAHAM MUNRO... read more

Maps

click sound bars below to listen.. General introduction by Ed Archer chairman of LADAS http://www.clydesdalesheritage.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/maps.mp3   Thompson Map 1832   Blaeu Map 1650   Roy Map... read more

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