View of Auchlochan from New Trows Road over Hollandbush Golf Course. Date: 30th March 2019

View of Auchlochan from New Trows Road over Hollandbush Golf Course. Date: 30th March 2019. Photographer: David Halls

Welcome

The Jim Hamilton Heritage Society of Coalburn was established in 2004.

Meetings are held normally on the FIRST and THIRD Wednesdays each month; from SEPTEMBER until APRIL, 7.30pm - 9pm, in Coalburn Bowling Club, next to the Coalburn Miners Welfare's One Stop Shop.

There is an invited guest speaker at each meeting and non-members are welcome to attend.

One Stop Shop, Coalburn

Coalburn's One Stop Shop

The Society runs the Heritage Centre in the One Stop Shop which contains an archive of photographs, documents and artifacts relating to Coalburn's social history and mining heritage. The majority of these were collected by the late Jim Hamilton.

ChairmanPeter McLeish
Vice-ChairmanGilbert Dobbie
SecretaryGeoff Brown (Tel. No: 01555 820379)
TreasurerMarion McBain
Membership Secretary Betty Nicol

Cover of Spring 2019 Newsletter

An informative 12-page newsletter, designed and produced to a high standard by the Society is published quarterly and distributed FREE to members. (Non-members £2)

It also features a record of village events and articles of local interest submitted by members.

 

What's new

Cover of A History of Coalburn School

Over 100 copies of Peter McLeish's book on A History of Coalburn School have been sold. More copies, price £12, are available at the Heritage Centre on Tuesdays or by contacting Peter directly through the contact page on this website.

    Coalburn branch in 1920s

    Coalburn Branch of the Coalburn District Co-operative Society in the 1920s