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We hold a large collection of artefacts donated by local people. Themes include: household, wartime, lighting, sport & leisure, tools and school.
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Various documents relating to CHG.
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A collection of the leaflets the Heritage Group produced to promote our yearly exhibitions.
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The complied histories, including family trees, of some of our local families.
Many families emigrated from here to Australia, Canada and the USA…
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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…
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Memorials found in and around Carsphairn. Locations include Carsphairn Kirkyard and the War Memorial at the Liggate.
Also includes air crashes.
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Our collection of documents ranging from poetry and newspaper clippings to order books and receipts.
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View the items in Photographs - Carsphairn Village
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Farming has been the main industry in the Carsphairn area for centuries.
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The people and families who have lived and worked in the area. Persons have been named where their identities are known.
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View the items in Photographs - Woodhead Lead Mine
Collection of postcards showing Carsphairn through the ages. Some have been annotated by their original owners to show changes to the area.
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Written and transcribed memories of local people.
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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,…
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