A few newspaper clipping about tourism and the Mausoleum at this time. Tourist views dated 1857, excursion by train dated 1858 and a more modern advert dated 1993 when they had daily tours
A few newspaper snippets…nunnery at Palace, airport at Low Parks. What if these had happened.
Attached a lovely article from the Sphere newspaper magazine dated March 1921.
Motherwell historian John Aitken recreated a 3D projection of where he reckons the impressive landmark would have been situated. The image below is from the Daily Mail newspaper date 03.02.21. Click on the image to download the fill article.
Glasgow Heralds newspaper report of Alexander 10th Duke of Hamilton’s funeral Sept 1852. Click the below link to download the full article..
Another interesting snippet Described as the earliest photo in existence found in Hamilton Palace took 121 years before the shutter closed …the Sun was the photographer (not the newspaper)
The Land that the Duke of Hamilton had and sold June 1922, the last information of the Dukes connection with the lands of Lanarkshire.
Newspapers report September 6th 1852 This Naismiths Hamilton Directory 1878-79 over 200 pages. This gives a good account of Hamilton and the dominant people, their occupations at this time, and historic information about Hamilton and surrounding districts. Well worth a scroll through a good wee read. There is also others available 1855-56 and 1862. Click […]