Hamilton back in time: 15 pictures looking back at the history of Hamilton

Old pictures of Hamilton show a very different town to what we know today

Hamilton might not look it at first glance, but the town is ancient - today we wanted to look at old pictures of Hamilton to see how much the town has changed.

Dating all the way back to the days of Strathclyde, if not further beyond, Hamilton was originally called Cadzow - before taking the name of the noble family that lorded over the town for generations.

All pictures have been supplied via South Lanarkshire Council museum service - you can check out stories, archives, and other old pictures by checking out their online collection.

Today we wanted to look at a more recent history of the town, with old pictures from the 20th century showcasing Hamilton’s heritage.

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