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Archives and records

Local businesses, organisations and individuals

We hold number of collections of local businesses, organisations and individuals.

Full details are available via the Scottish Archive Network or by contacting the Records Centre.

The archives of local businesses held include:

  • Lawrie and Symington, Agricultural Auctioneers, Lanark 1876-1979
  • Keith and Patrick, Solicitors, Hamilton 1548-1940
  • George Taylor and Co (Hamilton) Ltd, Brass Founders and Engineers, Hamilton 1924-1960
  • William Wallace Papers, Funeral Directing and Carriage Hire and family papers 1912-1958

The following organisations' records are held:

  • Rutherglen Citizens Advice Bureau 1976-1993
  • Kirkfieldbank and District Public Hall and Miners' Welfare Institute 1934-1950
  • Jubilee Public Hall Trust, Lesmahagow 1888-1951
  • Lanarkshire Association of Nurses 1897-1969
  • Coulter Parish Library and Public Reading Room 1838-1930
  • Uddingston Literature Society 1927-1969
  • East Kilbride Horticultural Society 1938-2001
  • Lanarkshire Chrysanthemum, Dalia and Horticultural Society 1948-2002
  • Rutherglen Evangelistic Institute 1900-1945
  • Rutherglen Funeral Society 1858-1906
  • Crossford Horticultural Society 1898-1902
  • Rutherglen Girl Guides 1923-1929
  • Rutherglen Hockey Club 1902-1935
  • Strathaven Public Hall Co. Ltd 1896-1905

Other collections include:

  • Alexander W Dymock, newspaper cuttings collection 1920s
  • Maurice J Brown Papers (redevelopment of East Kilbride New Town) 1946-1998
  • Title deeds collection 1613-1891
  • the Mining Records collection