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.

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…



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

Photographs - Local Places

Photographs - People

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

Memorials & Inscriptions

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

Also includes air crashes.

Photographs - Farming

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

Photographs - Leisure

Miscellaneous Documents

Martin Family Newspaper cutting.pdf

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

Photographs - Local Schools

Exhibition Leaflets


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

Photographs - Carsphairn Village

Photographs - Woodhead Lead Mine


Photographs - Churches

Photographs - Heritage Centre

Photographs - Miscellaneous