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Seaton3.pdf
This folder refers to the Seatons of Chanlockhead, a remote farm some distance from Penpont in Dumfriesshire.

‘The first page of the folder sets the scene for the story of this branch of the family and at the end there is a family tree.

James…

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Seaton2.pdf
This folder covers the family of John Seaton (1802/5 — 1861) who was born in Carsphairn but went to Breconshire in South Wales where he became firstly a tea dealer and grocer and later a bailiff and sheriff's officer.

John was a grandson of John…

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Seaton1.pdf
This is a compilation of papers’ relating to the Seaton/Siton/Sittlington family that have been given to us over the years by several branches of the family.

There are four folders relating to this family.

In this one there is most detail for…

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McTurk.pdf
The McTurk family has had a presence in Carsphairn Parish since the 1660s. They have been landowners since that time and their family trees have been well documented.

In this folder are photocopies of original documents (with a transcription of…

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McMillan4.pdf
We do not know how long this family lived at Strahanna but we do know that they were there in 1841 and that the family grave is in the Kirkyard at Carsphairn. After Carsphairn they moved to Moniaive but several of the sons and daughters went to…

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McMillan1.pdf
The second folder on the McMillans of Carsphairn contains information about Campbell McIntosh McMillan who was killed during the Second World War and some extracts from Jane Abel’s (nee McMillan) book “Reflections of a Grandmother” which include her…

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McMillan1.pdf
This family are descended from Hugh Campbell and Grizel Gordon. Their granddaughter Agnes, born in 1807 married Robert MacMillan in 1829 and thus was founded the Macmillan/McMillan family which made a huge contribution to
community life for the next…

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McCrae2.pdf
This folder the second of two about the McCrae family is mostly about the Canadian descendants of Marmaduke McCrae.

There is a section on John McCrae.

The last section is on the McCrae family in Carsphairn. It is not known if they, too, are…

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McCrae1.pdf
There were several McCrae families who left Carsphairn in the middle of the nineteenth century but they appear to be descended from Marmaduke McCrae who lived at Bridgend and is buried in Carsphairn Kirkyard.

Marmaduke had at least three sons,…

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Harper2.pdf
The Harpers at Furmiston

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DI_46.pdf
Service to commemorate the bicentenary of significant rebuilding of Carsphairn Church.

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A sermon on Psalm 40 v. 1, 2: I waited patiently on the Lord, etc

SloaneDick.pdf
This folder was presented to Carsphairn Heritage Group by Diana Dick, a descendant of the Sloan family, during her visit from Tasmania April 2018.

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Plan of Properties for 1919 auction

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Plan of Woodhead including portions of the adjacent farms in the Parish of Carsphairn, Property of the Honourable Mrs MacAdam Cathcart of Craigengillan. Surveyed by A E Thomson, Ayr 1838.

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In Sacred Memory of JOHN BARCLAY MACMLLAN who died 25th March 1933 beloved husband of ISABELLA CALDER who died 16th May 1985 and their son GEORGE BARCLAY McMILLAN who died 10th April 1990 beloved husband of EILEEN MAY CAMMON who died 19th January…

WomenOfCarsphairnLeaflet.pdf
Stories, photographs and pictures from our 1997 exhibition, Petticoat Rule.

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Carsphad farm buildings and house

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Shows the Carsphad farm buildings still standing

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Colour photo

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With donor's notes

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2 x colour photographs

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2 x Colour photographs

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Poem with donor's own notes

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Last woman to be publicly hung in Scotland

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3 x hand drawn maps of the site

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

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Poem written about the story of the Murder at Carsfad, near Carsphairn

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Carsphairn in snow

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Dalmellington from Cockie Knowe

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The Old Bridge Dalmellington

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Reverse - "Thats Uncle Johns (Richardson) Bus going into Dalmellington Station".
This was the big flood in Dalmellington

PC_67.pdf
Reverse - This is the bridge at Aunt Jennys.

PC_59.pdf
Station Dalmellington

Postmarked Dalmellington, 2.8.??, George V Stamp.
To Mr D R Richardson, Milfield, Twynholm
Transcript: Dear P, I got the note alright and many thanks for it. If you haven't got the case sent on just keep it till I send for…

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Carsphairn Street - in colour

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View of New Dam, Carsphairn

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View of church/churchyard

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Ann Armstrong sitting, May McLelland standing; Carsphairn 1929

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Erected in the memory of Alexander MCLELLAN, carrier, who died 5 June 1894, aged 72 years. Also his daughter Grace who died in infancy 9 August 1862, aged 7 years. Also his wife Jean McAdam, who died 14 June 1910, aged 78 years. Also his daughter…

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Photo from album in Lawrence Collection

Misc_228.pdf
a selection of recipes and ideas from the good cooks of Carsphairn based on Lamb or Mutton

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booklet by CHG

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booklet by CHG

Misc_225.pdf
booklet by CHG

Misc_224.pdf
booklet by CHG

Misc_223.pdf
booklet by CHG
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