Procession to the crowning podium

The 2012 Coalburn Gala on the 11th September. The Gala Queen and her court reach the crowning podium. A full collection of gala photos by Geoff Brown will appear here in due course. This photo is by David Halls.


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 Summer 2021 Newsletter


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Lesmahagow Creamery Lorry

Lesmahagow Creamery Ltd. Delivery Lorry. c.1925

  1. 5th Nov 2020. Since Alex McMurdo´s article was finalised, the Society has learned that Alex sadly passed away in hospital following a heart attack. More details of Alex's life can be found in Newsletter 58.