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Bothwellhaugh
« on: Saturday 05 March 11 19:56 GMT (UK) »
Looking for families, pictures from the village.
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Re: Bothwellhaugh
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 05 March 11 21:06 GMT (UK) »
Interesting site here with images, photos and history www.abandonedcommunities.co.uk/bothwellhaugh.html

Also here www.scottishmining.co.uk/12.html - just click on the sub headings linked on the left hand side under Bothwellhaugh for additional information.

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Re: Bothwellhaugh
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 09 March 11 19:36 GMT (UK) »
Here is another helpful site:

http://www.iwitness.btinternet.co.uk/bothwellhaugh/index.htm


Also, if you add some family surnames to your post here, folks may be able to help further with your request.

There is a memorial cairn situated in Strathclyde Park near where the village stood, and I think there is still an annual gathering there around the first Saturday in June, often followed, I believe, by a dance in the evening.

A picture of the cairn:

http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/713548
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Re: Bothwellhaugh
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 10 March 11 23:06 GMT (UK) »
Hi Scottmum

The family name is Fraser.

I am aware of the Bothwellhaugh reunions and 5 of us do try and get to them as often as possible.  About 4 generations of our family lived in the village.

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Re: Bothwellhaugh
« Reply #4 on: Friday 08 March 13 11:54 GMT (UK) »
An interesting short film (10 mins) on you tube:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3CWTi63EsM
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Re: Bothwellhaugh
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 21 March 13 19:56 GMT (UK) »
Bothwellhaugh School perhaps sometime between 1908 1918.

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Re: Bothwellhaugh
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 21 March 13 19:59 GMT (UK) »
Bothwellhaugh School perhaps sometime between 1908 1918.

erm, did you mean to ask or offer something, andrew, regarding the school between these dates?
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Re: Bothwellhaugh
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 21 March 13 20:07 GMT (UK) »
Still having problems attaching photos, sorry about the size. I will try again later.

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Re: Bothwellhaugh
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 21 March 13 20:17 GMT (UK) »
Ah, so the photo hadn't posted first time. Great that it has now.

Was it passed down to you from an ancestor?

As with other local pictures from that timescale, I wonder if perhaps the children with the large white collars were Lithuanian.
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