Miscellaneous Documents


Miscellaneous Documents


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

Collection Items

Newspaper clipping – music practice<br /><br />
" .. ears listen to John Park, Crossmichael, and ... ... Stroanfreggan as they try out a duet before class."

Newspaper article re Martin family emigrating 1950
Newspaper article re Martin family emigrating 1950. The Martin family lived at The Crofts in Carsphairn Village

Poems, a collection from Jimmy McGarva<br /><br />
Rainfall in 1917 by JG H, Poem re waistcoat sent by vermin killer to steward of New Year Dance, Reply, The waistcoats return, Loch Doon: The Gypsy's Prophecy by Muir Glen, The Rhinns o' Bonnie Gallowa', Passing thoughts RMS "Corinthic" 7/10/1913 by…

Glenkens Review<br /><br />
Feb 1978, Issue 1

Carsphairn Church Magazine, No 8<br /><br />
Rev Seivewright, Alexander Borthtwick

Honesty is the best policy
£1 note donation left in trail box

The Carsphad Murder Poem - author not known
Poem written about the story of the Murder at Carsfad, near Carsphairn

Research notes re: Carsphad Murder
Mr McInnes, nephew's research notes which accompany the Carsphad Murder Poem

Maps of the Carsphad Murder site
3 x hand drawn maps of the site

Dumfries &amp; Galloway Standard Report of The Execution of Mary Timney
Last woman to be publicly hung in Scotland

Sermon preached at bicentenary communion service in Carsphairn Church on 5th July 2015 by Rev Dr David Bartholomew.
Service to commemorate the bicentenary of significant rebuilding of Carsphairn Church.
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