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Zoetrope – circular light and motion Victorian parlour entertainment

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Four Assorted Victorian Liquer Glasses

McCormick.pdf
This information on the McCormick family is primarily a collection of gravestone inscriptions in Carsphairn Kirkyard together with some 1871 census extracts from the Glenkens parishes with correspondence regarding missing links in the family tree.

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Main Street, Carsphairn taken from the West showing Sheep down street

(First Card) Postmark Carsphairn 25.8.1908
To Mrs A.B. Cape, Bonnygate Manse, Cupar, Fife
Transcript '25th Aug 1908. We intend leaving here tomorrow (Wed) and expect to arrive…

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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

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Reverse - This is the bridge at Aunt Jennys.

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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

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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

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booklet by CHG

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booklet by CHG

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booklet by CHG

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Booklet by CHG

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Woodhead Leadmines - looking down toward the Smelters Houses - guided walk by David Brown 1980's

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Woodhead Leadmines - side of School Building - guided walk by David Brown 1980's

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Woodhead Leadmines - gable end of Low Row - the only two storey property - guided walk by David Brown 1980's

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Hunt Ha - situated at the Head of Loch Doon (used to be in Carsphairn Parish) dates back to pre-registration 1840's)

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was situated on the site of the now Community Garden - condemned for habitation in 1938

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Central Communion Table at Howmore Church, South Uist

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Carsphairn Church Bell

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Outside Greenfoot Cottage

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Outside Greenfoot Cottage.

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Exhibition copy

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McMillan's House

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Outside Greenfoot Cottage

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Near this spot on 23rd May 1942 Pilot Officer David Hunter Blair aged 19, a Scot from Ayrshire was mortally wounded after parachuting from his Spitfire Mk VB Ad 540 Blue Peter. He died that others may live - Lest we Forget - 1993

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at Carsphairn Church

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outside Cairnview

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Outside Cairnview

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Charlie Ferguson (brother of Jean McMillan) feeding turkeys outside the Croft.

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Wildlife of the Glenkens - a collection of illustrations and notes

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£1 note donation left in trail box

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Rev J R Miller, Mrs (Granny) Belford (100th Birthday) & Mr Alexander (former Reverend)

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Laser copy

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Congregation standing outside

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Christmas 1921

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Part of Galloway Hydroelectric Scheme

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Part of Galloway Hydroelectric Scheme

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Part of Galloway Hydroelectric Scheme

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Part of Galloway Hydroelectric Scheme

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Part of Galloway Hydroelectric Scheme

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Part of Galloway Hydroelectric Scheme

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Part of Galloway Hydroelectric Scheme

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Part of Galloway Hydroelectric Scheme

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Part of Galloway Hydroelectric Scheme

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Part of Galloway Hydroelectric Scheme

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Standing: ??, Margaret McMillan, Betty Carnochan, Di Lawrence, Sitting: ?? Elsie Stewart, Lizzie Lawson

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Boys: Campbell MicMillan, William Fergusson, George Ashworth. Girls: Di Lawrence, Betty Carnochan, Elsie Stewart, Margaret McMillan & Ina Bell and Teacher (poss Ms Laird)

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Boys: Campbell MicMillan, William Fergusson, George Ashworth. Girls: Di Lawrence, Betty Carnochan, Elsie Stewart, Margaret McMillan & Ina Bell

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Carsphairn School Teacher 1933-36

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Last owner of Salutation Hotel

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Cutting the Hay at Carnavel

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Bridgend

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FH_Wilson.pdf
Charles Wilson, the manager at the Woodhead leadmine lived there around 1838/40 until 1871 when he moved to New Abbey to live with his son James Stewart Wilson who was the minister there.

The family tree starts with Charles' grandfather, William…

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FH_McMath.pdf
This is the family tree of James McMath born c 1788 and his wife Margaret McMillan born c 1790.

There is a photograph displayed of David McMath in Loch Doon Castle when it was on the island. He was born at Woodhead leadmine in 1843 and lived there…

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FH_McKay.pdf
The McKay family were in Carsphairn parish for over 100 years. Some of John McKay and Janet Welsh's descendants are listed in the booklet here and there is greater details on Alexander McKay their grandson who went to New Zealand in 1863 to become an…

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McFadzien / McFadzean

The McFadzean family has lived in Carsphairn for around 170 years. James McFadzien came to Castlemaddie around 1838 from Minnigaff near Newton Stewart. He and his wife Mary (nee McWhirter) has 7 children who survived infancy.…

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RMC_31 - Cricket Score record - 3 July 1909 & 7 August 1909.pdf
Match played between Carsphairn and Glencairn

RMC_30 - Programme - Retiral Social & Presentation to Rev. John Miller MA.BD.pdf
Programme for the event of Rev John Miller Retirement - Rev. Miller would have visited Robbie at home during is later years.

RMC_29 - Photo - John McCutcheon, Carsphairn Fiddler 1954.pdf
John McCutcheon was an accomplished musician (fiddler) from Lamford, Carsphairn. He was often heard playing at local events and dances. He was born in 1886 and would have played similar events to Robbie Murray.

RMC_28 - Photo - Heritage Group Exhibition at Lagwyne Hall 1987. Bridgette Miller (signing book), Rev. John Miller (Minister Carsphairn 1972-92), Willie Dickson (late of Carsphairn), Mina Wilso (late of Furmiston).pdf
Bridget Miller (signing book), Rev. John Miller (Minister 1972-92), Willie Dickson (of Carsphairn) and Mina Wilson (of Furmiston). The same year as Robbie's death.

RMC_27 - Programme - 350th Anniversary of the founding of Carsphairn Parish Church - Rev. John J Miller.pdf
Rev. John Miller was Minister of the parish during Robbies later life and visited him many times at home before his death 1987.

RMC_26 - Dance Card for Carsphairn Herd Dance 1938.pdf
Given to Jo Miller in the 1980's by Ben Welsh, singer who herded at Carsphairn, and lived latterly at Holywood, Ayrshire. Ben was on the committee which re-started the Herds' dance after it had lapsed. Robbie Murray would probably have attended/…

RMC_25 - Music Score - Ken Valley - composed by Rev. H G Mullo-Weir, St Johns Dalry.pdf
Rev. H G Mullo-Weir was Minister during Robbies lifetime, this score was possibly played by Robbie

RMC_24 Robbie Murray's Drawing Book.pdf
Drawing Book which belonged to Robbie Murray whilst at Polharrow School

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from Polharrow School, attended by Robbie Murray

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Photo of Gilbert and Robert Murray receiving their RHAS certificates
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