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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

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…

FH_McFadzean.pdf
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

RMC_23 Slate (from Polharrow School?).jpg
from Polharrow School, attended by Robbie Murray

RMC_22 Photo of Gilbert and Robert Murray receiving their RHAS certificates..jpg
Photo of Gilbert and Robert Murray receiving their RHAS certificates

RMC_21 Poem entitled %22Och Jock McKay was married%22.pdf
thought to have been written by Robbie Murray

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RMC_20 Poem entitled %22The Sang o' the Blackfaced Tup%22.pdf
thought to have been written by Robbie Murray

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RMC_19 Poem entitled %22Newton Stewart Tup Sale%22 written by Allan Ramsay.pdf
Allam Ramsey was a friend and co-worker of Robbie Murray

RMC_18 - Poem written by Robbie Murray to Allan Ramsay..pdf
Allam Ramsey was a good friend and co-worker of Robbie Murray

RMC_17 Framed certificate from SLF to Gilbert Murray for 40 years on Forrest Estate.jpg
Framed certificate presented by the Scottish Landowners Federation to Gilbert Murray (Robbies Murrays brother) for 40 years on service given to Forrest Estate as a shepherd

RMC_16 Framed certificate from SLF to Robbie Murray for 40 years on Forrest Estate.jpg
Framed certificate presented by the Scottish Landowners Federation to Robbie Murray for 40 years on service given to Forrest Estate as a shepherd

RMC_15a Long service medal David Murray 31 years.jpg
Presented to David Murray by The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland for long-service as a shepherd at Forrest Estates

RMC_14a Long service Medal Robbie Murray 30 years.jpg
Presented to Robbie Murray by The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland for long-service as a shepherd at Forrest Estates

RMC_13a Long Service Medal Robbie Murray 50 years.jpg
Presented to Robbie Murray by The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland for long-service as a shepherd at Forrest Estates

RMC_12 Photo of ceilidh Jo Miller, Robbie Murray etc.pdf
This photo was taken during a field study by Jo Miller visiting Robbie Murrays cottage. More information can be found by visiting the School of Scottish Studies Archive.

RMC_11 Photocopy of newspaper article re Murrays long service. December 1952.pdf
Article about the long service of the Murray Family to Forrest Estates near Dalry.

RMC_10 photo of Robbie Murray.pdf
Photo of Robbie Murray - copy

RMC_9 Poem - The Aul' Exiled herd's Request.pdf
Poem - The Aul' Exiled herd's Request - thought to have been written by Robbie Murray

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RMC_8 Poem - Dedication to my late dear friend Robbie Murray by Allan Ramsay..pdf
This poem was written by Allan Ramsey a fellow shepherd of Robbie Murray and a good friend

RMC_7 Bible given to Isabella McAdam on the occasion of her marriage from Mr McNaughton. .jpg
Isabella McAdam was Robbie's Mother

RMC_6 Bible given to David Murray on the occasion of his marriage from Rev McNaughton..jpg
David Murray father of Robbie Murray

RMC_5 - Postcard of Blackface sheep ..pdf
Postcard of Blackface sheep thought to have belonged to Robbie Murray

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RMC_4 - Photo of Gilbert and Robbie Murray 1972..pdf
Photo of Gilbert and Robbie Murray - brothers

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RMC_3 - Music Score - Polharrow New Brig by Robbie Murray..pdf
Piece of music written by Robbie Murray about Polharrow New Brig, close to where he lived and worked on the Forrest Estate

RMC_2 - Miss Jo Miller by Robbie Murray..pdf
A piece of music written by Robbie Murray for Ms Jo Miller (daughter of Rev. John Miller)

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Please get in touch if you can help identify these two ladies!

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Aerial Photo

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Aerial Photo

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Laser Copy of Original

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Laser Copy of original

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Carsphairn Kirk taken from the Kirkyard

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Green Well of Scotland

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Green Well of Scotland

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Willie's Cave

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Kendoon Loch and Amdarroch from Knowehead

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Woodhead Leadmine site - from reservoir up to School & Office Row

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Woodhead Leadmine site - near adit at top across to Office Row

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Woodhead Leadmine site - above track to top of mine across to Bow

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Woodhead Leadmine site - back of smelter with flues

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Woodhead Leadmine site - air shaft over smelter, Mill Row to Carsphairn

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Woodhead Leadmine site - from above Office Row on track up to Woodhead Farm

Woodhead Leadmine site - from lade looking down to Mill Row

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Woodhead Leadmine site - from spoil heap area up to Office Row

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Woodhead Leadmine site - above chimneys over smelter house

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Woodhead Leadmine site - two air shafts, school and office row

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Woodhead Leadmine site - Office Row from above

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Woodhead Leadmine site - back of smelter & flues

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Woodhead Leadmine site - smelter & chimney

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Woodhead Lead Mine Site - flue

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Memorial to 4 men who died in Piper Aztec air crash, 28.9.75

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View Carsphairn from memorial plaque to 4 men killed in Piper Aztec crash 28/9/75

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Dedication of additions to War Memorial WWII

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Dedication of additions to War Memorial WWII

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Dedication of additions to War Memorial WWII

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Ref_220.pdf
The censuses for the leadmine for this period have been extensively examined by Megan Hastie whose forebears lived and worked there. She has gone through each of the three censuses and picked out the Hasties, Whitfields, Mitchells, McDonalds, Marrs,…

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Templates used to copy old communion tokens + 2 tokens

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Framed miniature of unknown man

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Framed miniature of unknown man & woman

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Pew numbers from Free Kirk, Dalry

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Acknowledgement to Mary Templeton from HM the Queen Mother

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Glass fronted colour photo of an unidentified soldier

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Communion Tokens celebrating 350th anniversary 11/3/1990

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Dux medal 1873 awarded to John McKay

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Dux Medal undated awarded to Jane McMillan

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Dux Medal 1874 awarded to Margaret Mackay

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Photo frames, wallet type green leather, Edwardian couple?

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Handkerchiefs 2, won by Mrs Mccutcheon for baking, 1955

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pH Testing Kit

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Medal awarded to Thomas Bell Lamloch 1885

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Forde Medal – Carsphairn Bowling Club

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Mitchell Medal – Carsphairn Bowling Club

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Drinking Vessel, belonging ot Sir Robert Grierson of Lagg (responsible for for the persecution of the covenanters from 1660 to 1685, from Garryhorn Farm.)

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Bag of coins

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Bus tokens, several on string, 1990

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Quoit

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Metal fixing for drawer found at Lagwyne Cottage c 1790

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View of Kendoon Loch, near Carsphairn

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The Cally Hotel, Gatehouse of Fleet

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Salutation Hotel, Carsphairn

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Snowfall in Carsphairn - 1947

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North End, Main Street in Carsphairn

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Carsphairn Street (in colour)

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The Liggate, Carsphairn

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Knockgray, Carsphairn

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