Browse Collections (16 total)



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

Exhibition Leaflets


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

Family Histories


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

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

Memorials & Inscriptions

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

Also includes air crashes.

Miscellaneous Documents

Martin Family Newspaper cutting.pdf

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

Photographs - Carsphairn Village

Photographs - Churches

Photographs - Farming

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

Photographs - Heritage Centre

Photographs - Leisure

Photographs - Local Places

Photographs - Local Schools

Photographs - Miscellaneous

Photographs - People

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

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.