Lanarkshire Philatelic Society


Members Evening


"5 sheets or 50 pence"


It was an evening of much variety at the Lanarkshire Philatelic Society last Friday (25th) when members either "Showed 5 Sheets or paid 50 pence!"

The President, Mrs Ellen Currie, ‘kicked-off’ the evening with her display of Stained Glass windows at Mount Stuart on Bute.

Julia MacLeod showed Operas and their Settings

Margaret Allan – Christmas stamps

Philip Morgan-Klein – Friedensreich Hundertwasser – UN 1983

George Graham – Iceland and its islands

Jim Fulton – Salonika

Robin Wishart – British Locomotives

David Haig – Cinderella stamps of Ankh-Morpork

Albert Tong – British Birds

Gordon Shepherd – Crimean War

Alex Magowan – Rugby Union World Cup 2007

Ken Liddell – The Butchart Gardens, Victoria BC

Jessie Henderson – Offa’s Dyke

Andy Robertson – The Prancing Horse

Mike Cleary – Wilhelm Roentgen – X-Ray Discovery


After a break for tea, David Brown led us off with his display of Robert Burns

Ian Gray showed the Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Railway

Elsie Miller – Children’s Literature

Terry Woods – Lanarkshire Postal History – Surcharge stamps

Bob Eadie – UK Gardens

Ken Norris – Orchids

Sam Sankus – The Language of Tea

Brian Dow – Norway, Special Cancellations

Chris Moffat – Birds of Malawi

Sheila Sinclair – Language of Flowers

Bill Jardine - Ireland

Alan Rushworth -  West Highland Steamer – ‘RMS Fusilier’

Eric Ross – Machins

Maureen Mathieson – UN Geneva

Alex Grimson – Postmarks of early 1800s

Paul McGowan – Minerals

Margaret Lyth – Old Uddingston


The President, Ellen Currie, in her Vote of Thanks praised everyone who had displayed and expressed admiration at the great diversity of interests there is amongst members. She also gave warm thanks to Margaret Lyth for her very capable organisation of the evening.

This meeting concludes the Session of 2007-2008. We shall resume on Friday, 5th September at 7:30pm, in St Andrews Church Hall, Avon Street, Hamilton, with ‘President’s Night’.  

We will welcome anyone who has an interest in stamps, postal history or postcards.