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Martin Memorial Baptist Church

The Martin Memorial Baptist Church in Carluke was demolished in September 2021 to make way for new houses. The story of the former church goes back to the late nineteenth century and has interesting links with different aspects of Carluke’s history.

In 1889-90 a group of local Christians walked from Carluke to Wishaw every Sunday to hear the Rev. George Whittet preaching in Wishaw Church! Soon after that he