Stonehouse Heritage Group (SHG) are a small voluntary group and registered charity formed in 1991 responsible for the inputting of census information, school records and other information on the village of Stonehouse (Lanarkshire) into a computer database and evolving search routines so that data could be easily searched for and accessed.   The website offers a fascinating insight to Stonehouse village history, family history research as well as providing a social record of life in the village around the late 1800’s.  If your roots are in Stonehouse you can search our Historical Data pages on our website to help trace your family tree for only £11 per annum or visit our Resources Room at the Community Hall in Stonehouse

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Old colourised picture of my grandfather Alexander Gilchrist Tait (1884-1939), coal miner at Canderigg Colliery. Died after a heart attack at the pit. One of many generations of miners born in Glenbuck, Ayrshire. Family moved to Stonehouse in early 1900’s and lived with his parents and siblings at 3 Camnethan Street. Married Elizabeth Gillies, daughter of a Stonehouse weaver.
(Picture taken in back garden of 21 Green Street)
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Subscribe for an annual  membership of £11.00 sterling which offers full and unrestricted access to census, school admissions, valuation rolls, headmasters diary, church and cemetery records.

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Group  membership has expanded to members from Scotland, England, Ireland, USA, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and a whole host of other countries accessing our historical data.

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The website offers a fascinating insight to Stonehouse village history,  family history research as well as providing a social record of life in the village around the late 1800’s

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If you have photographs or information that you would like to see displayed on our site or would like to share with our group please do not hesitate to contact us.

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