We’ve also included a list of some of the most famous people to come from Motherwell, maybe you can see if any of them interest you and try and find out a bit more about them?
Professor Sir Tom Divine – considered to be the leading authority on the modern history of Scotland and its people.
Katie Leung – actor best known for playing Cho Chang in the Harry Potter films.
Paul Higgins – actor best known for playing Jamie MacDonald in the Thick of It and In the Loop.
Nancy Riach (1927 – 1947) – A member of the Motherwell Amateur Swimming and Water Polo Club. She was described as the finest swimmer in the British Empire and excelled at all strokes.
Jim Conacher – ice hockey player who played for the Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers and Chicago Black Hawks.
Nan Rae – former Scottish swimmer who competed at the 1960 Olympics.