Browse Collections (21 total)

Galloway Hydroelectric Power Scheme

Photo_732.jpg

Carsphairn Parish is home to several key elements of the Galloway Hydroelectric Power Scheme, which runs from Loch Doon in the north down the sea at…

The Diana Lawrence Collection

Photo_525.pdf

Diana Lawrence, or Di to her friends was born in Glasgow in 1911. She lived most of her life in Carsphairn; attended the village school and later,…

Contributors: LA

Carsphairn Heritage Group Documents

Misc_228.pdf

Various documents relating to CHG.

Valuation Rolls and Censuses

Ref_220.pdf

Photographs - Miscellaneous

http://www.carsphairn.org/CarsphairnArchive/ToUpload/Photo_125.JPG

Photographs - Heritage Group & Centre

http://www.carsphairn.org/CarsphairnArchive/ToUpload/Photo_657.JPG

Photographs - Churches

Photo_743.jpg

Photographs - Woodhead Lead Mine

Photo_746.jpg

Photographs - Carsphairn Village

DI_43.jpg

Exhibition Leaflets

2018_exhibition.jpeg

A collection of the leaflets the Heritage Group produced to promote our yearly exhibitions.

Photographs - Local Schools

Photo_711.JPG

Miscellaneous Documents

Misc_220.pdf

Our collection of documents ranging from poetry and newspaper clippings to order books and receipts.

Photographs - Leisure

Photo_736.jpg

Reminisences

Ref_134.pdf

Written and transcribed memories of local people.

Photographs - Farming

Photo_346.JPG

Farming has been the main industry in the Carsphairn area for centuries.

Memorials & Inscriptions

Photo_40.jpg

Memorials found in and around Carsphairn. Locations include Carsphairn Kirkyard and the War Memorial at the Liggate.

Also includes air crashes.

Photographs - People

Photo_522_7_63.jpg

The people and families who have lived and worked in the area. Persons have been named where their identities are known.

Photographs - Local Places

Photo_743.jpg

Postcards

PC66.jpg

Collection of postcards showing Carsphairn through the ages. Some have been annotated by their original owners to show changes to the area.

Family Histories

DI_44.png

The complied histories, including family trees, of some of our local families.

Many families emigrated from here to Australia, Canada and the USA…

Artefacts

Object338.jpg

We hold a large collection of artefacts donated by local people. Themes include: household, wartime, lighting, sport & leisure, tools and school.