Pit, Ponies, People and Stories

Peter McLeish with young visitors

Two members of the Jim Hamilton Heritage Society of Coalburn, Peter McLeish, Chairman and Gilbert Dobbie, Vice-Chairman, have been actively involved in this project and can be seen in the first video below. Pupils of Coalburn Primary School were amongst the South Lanarkshire school pupils who put in work for this project.

The purpose of this page is to provide links for this project and their productions


These are all on Youtube:-

Bob McDonald and Colin Finlay

Bob McDonald (left) and Colin Findlay (right) of the "Pits, Ponies, People and Stories" project on the 21st September 2016, when they gave an entertaining talk to the Society on Mining in South Lanarkshire. They can be seen with the book that contains stories, poems and drawings by school children.