Highlights

Callendar House Callendar House
A selection of historic and more recent images of Callendar House.

For copyright and resource reasons, we can show scanned images of only some our photographs but you can view the rest of our collections by visiting Falkirk Archives in person.

We are located in Callendar House, Callendar Park, Falkirk. FK1 1YR. Contact email: heritage@falkirkcommunitytrust.org
Falkirk in old photos Falkirk in old photos
View a small sample of the thousands of old photos of Falkirk. We invest in preserving the original glass plate negatives and prints so that future generations will still be able to see them.
First World War First World War
Browse through a few of the archives, objects and photos from the First World War.
Second World War Second World War
These can be used for Standard Grade studies on Changing Life in Scotland and Britain, 1830s-1930s and 1880s-Present Day and for Curriculum for Excellence Social Studies.
Munn's Scotland Munn's Scotland
View some of the photographs taken by John P Munn from the 1920s to the 1950s.
Falkirk Townscape Heritage Initiative Falkirk Townscape Heritage Initiative
Community groups are currently researching the town centre of Falkirk for the THI projects. Here are some of the photographs which will help with this research.
Sites Sites
Click here to see samples of our Sites and Monuments Records (Historic Environment Records).
Search the Browser for other Sites of interest.
Exploring the local area Exploring the local area
Here's a selection from the 9,000 photos taken by Council planning & environment staff in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.
Grangemouth photos Grangemouth photos
A selection of photographs of Grangemouth

There are many more photographs of Grangemouth in our collections. Use the simple search to find places of interest or the advanced search to refine your search.

For copyright and resource reasons, we can show electronic images of only some our photographs but you can view the rest of our collections by visiting Falkirk Archives in person.
Ironfounding Ironfounding
Falkirk was famous for its ironfounding industries. Starting with the Carron Company in 1759, over 150 different companies and partnerships ran foundries in the Falkirk area. Our collections include examples of their products along with product catalogues, photographs and busines records. See a selection here or search the Browser for more examples.
Transport Transport
Images for school studies of transport.

These can be used for Standard Grade studies on Changing Life in Scotland and Britain, 1830s-1930s and 1880s-Present Day and for Curriculum for Excellence Social Studies.
Natural history Natural history
The Falkirk area has a number of Sites of Special Scientific Interest and an interesting range of plants.

Click on individual images to see additional information and a larger image.
Explore Your Archives Explore Your Archives
Browse through a few of the eclectic range of archives held in Falkirk Archives.