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history of Strathaven and Avondale

William Fleming Downie

history of Strathaven and Avondale

by William Fleming Downie

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Published by Downie) in (Strathaven, Scot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strathaven (Lanarkshire) -- History.,
  • Avondale (Lanarkshire) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Fleming Downie.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 339 p., (6) leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21396977M

    Strathaven Ales was launched in by three local business friends, Douglas and Craig Buchanan and Allan Young. There is a long history of brewing in Strathaven but the last local brewery was burned down in and it was to be one hundred and forty five years before Heather Ales opened their premises at Craigmill in 2 Feb - Explore wendyloveridge's board "Strathaven, Lanarkshire (for my Mum)", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Scotland, Places in scotland and Lanark scotland pins.

    The Strathaven John Hastie Museum Trust Ltd, a not-for-profit limited company, formed by local volunteers, is a charity registered in Scotland (Charity Number SC). The Strathaven John Hastie Museum Trust aims to establish a lively community museum for the historic market town of Strathaven and District, in beautiful Avondale, Lanarkshire. Strathaven (pronounced ‘stray-ven’) displays its medieval origins in its Common Green, a market square around which the town is laid out. The town centre still holds a number of craft and gift shops, and there is a garden centre and auction market. Strathaven was home to .

    It is to be noted that Mr. Gebbie’s third daughter, Mary, was the Authoress in of the excellent reference book on the history of Strathaven entitled “Sketches of Strathavon and Avondale”, This was dedicated “To the Memory of William Gebbie, a revered Father, in whom high intellectual powers and great energy of purpose were united. The late William Fleming Downie, , author of ‘ A History of Strathaven and Avondale ’ () mentions such other characters as Jimmy Campbell, who drove his cuddy ‘ Maggie ’ around the district calling out to her as he went: “ Come oot o ’ the dykeside and gang in the middle o ’ the road where the big horses gang ”.


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History of Strathaven and Avondale by William Fleming Downie Download PDF EPUB FB2

History [edit | edit source]. AVONDALE, a parish, in the Middle ward of the county of Lanark; containing the market-town of proper name of this parish, which, from its including the market-town, has been called sometimes Strathaven, and, by contraction, Straven, is Avondale, an appellation derived from its situation on the river Avon, by which it is divided into two nearly equal.

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Strathaven, a town in Avondale parish, Lanarkshire, 7 1 /8 miles S by W of Hamilton, 16 SSE of Glasgow, and 8¾ (by rail) S by E of High Blantyre station, as terminus of a branch line of the Caledonian. It stands, feet above sea-level, on both banks of Powmillon Burn, 1 mile above its influx to Avon Water, and is a place of some antiquity.

Buy A History of Strathaven and Avondale. by Downie William Fleming (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). A pictorial and historical view of the market town of Strathaven, Lanarkshire, Strathaven, Scotland. Viewers history of Strathaven and Avondale book find pictures of Strathaven from s to s.

Extracts from Third Statistical Account of Scotland by the Rev. William Proudfoot, Minister, Parish of Avondale or Strathaven, Two years later, Sir James Hamilton of Avondale and Crawfordjohn, Finnart’s eldest son, had his father’s estates restored by an act of parliament. Strathaven Castle (MacGibbon and Ross) In the property was sold to the Marquis of Hamilton, and the last resident was Anne, Duchess of Hamilton, who lived there until her death in Strathaven Castle is located in the centre of the small town of Strathaven, in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

The ruin is publicly accessible, and can be found at grid reference. Also known as Avondale Castle, the ruin and mound is now a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

History The origins of the castle are obscure, but it is believed to have been. Strathaven - Professional Family History, Family Trees, Genealogy, House and Ancestry Research Service by Professional Genealogist UK and local history research.

Past Discoveries is a Genealogical and Family History Research Company offering a friendly and efficient service to those who wish to find out more about their family history. STRATHAVEN members. A networking group for anybody connected with Strathaven (Scotland) The Group is for discussing matters of importance.

Lying in the Avon Valley in rural Lanarkshire, Scotland, the historic market town of Strathaven - pronounced Stray-ven - has a long and colourful history. The town has an ancient origin, and was an important coaching stop in the days when coaches ran from Ayrshire to Edinburgh.

The original parish church was built inbut was pulled down Author: William Fleming Downie. Welcome to the History of Strathaven Castle. There has been a fortress on the site of Strathaven Castle for centuries.

The first recorded castle was built in th 13th century by the Flemmings or the Bairds, this was a wooden structure and was replaced some years later by the first stone castle.

Town of Strathaven (in the District of Avondale) Strathaven (pronounced “Stray'ven”) nestles in the valley, or Strath, of the Avon Water, which tumbles eastwards towards Stonehouse and on until it enters the Clyde.

It is a charming old town, and contrasts beautifully. Strathaven Stonehouse Road Avondale Castle 55°40′34″N 4°03′48″W  /  °N °W  / ;  (Strathaven Stonehouse Road Avondale Category B.

Strathaven was sometimes being called "Strathavon" as recently as the end of the s. Go back rather further and Strathaven Castle, which now dominates the A71, was often known as Avondale Castle, a very Anglicised version of the same name.

The early story of Strathaven follows closely the story of Strathaven Castle. Strathaven (Gaelic: Srath Aibhne /stra 'əjnə/) (pronounced: Stra'ven [ˈstɹeɪvn̩], meaning: valley of the Avon) [source?] is a small town in South Lanarkshire, town has was granted a Royal Charter inmaking the Town of Strathaven a Burgh of Barony.

Strathaven railway stations. Strathaven had, at various times, three railway stations. Strathaven is a historic market town in South Lanarkshire, Scotland and is the largest settlement in Avondale.

The town was granted a Royal Charter inmaking the Town of Strathaven a. History Beginnings The City of Avondale Estates was founded by George Francis Willis in Willis' plans for the City were inspired by the trip he and his wife, Lottie, had taken to Stratford-upon-Avon, England.

He aspired to recreate the majestic Tudor-Revival style architecture found at the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Avondale Lifestyle Avondale prides itself as a wonderful community for people to live, work and play.

As one of the area’s fastest growing communities, the City strives to provide open spaces and recreational amenities, and works to attract quality businesses and employers to the area.

Rangers hero and Strathaven Dynamo founder Eric Caldow remembered by the Avondale club. The well-known full-back died aged 84 but made a huge impact on Author: Mark Pirie. " The parish is not infrequently named Strathaven or Straven; but Avondale is the proper name.

Dale seems to be more descriptive of the face of the Country than Strath. There is a considerable town in the parish named Strathaven; so that now Strathaven is the name uniformly applied to the town, and Avondale to the Parish".source: Family History Library Catalog Avondale is the third largest parish in the former county of Lanarkshire and occupies the south-central part of the county.

The parish had an area of sq. km ( sq. miles) and had 8 neighbouring parishes: East Kilbride, Glassford, Lesmahagow and Stonehouse in Lanarkshire, and Galston, Loudoun, Muirkirk, and Sorn in d in: Lanarkshire, Scotland ( - ).

Here at Strathaven Hotel, we a very proud of our lovely little town of Strathaven, Lanarkshire. This bustling market town (pronounced ‘stray-ven’) is the largest settlement in Avondale and has plenty to offer tourists visiting Scotland. Here’s our list of top 10 ten things to do in and around Strathaven.

Strathaven Hot Air Balloon Festival.