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Erected by Thomas CAMPBELL in memory of his wife Elizabeth SLOSS who died at Holm, 10th Feb’y 1895, aged 62. The above Thomas CAMPBELL who died at Holm, 31st Dec’r 1903, aged 75 years. Also his daughter Jane CAMPBELL who died at Ayr, 6th Sept. 1955,…

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(3 Plaques within railed plot) (PLAQUE NEAREST CHURCH) In memory of James MACMILLAN of Changue, eldest son of James MACMILLAN of Lamloch, who died 15th Feb, 1873 aged 36 years. Also Samuel MCCOLL MACMILLAN, of Corriedow, third son, who died 12th Jan.…

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Margaret FERRIER ANDERSON wife of Rev. G.F.A. MACNAUGHTEN, born 7 April 1862 : died 6 June 1906. And George FERRIER ANDERSON MACNAUGHTEN - for 35 years minister of this parish born 4 Jan. 1855 died 11 April 1933.

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Erected by Alexander MCTURK to the memory of John his son, who died in infancy at Barlae, Dalry, 26th October 1837. Also of Robert his son who died in Bradford 20th December 1870 aged 25 years. The said Alexander MCTURK died at Barlae, on the 28th…

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MCADAM site (Inscription over gate) Burial place of the MCADAMS of Waterhead ancestors of John LOUDON MCADAM who invented the system of roadmaking now generally adopted & known by his name Gilbert MCADAM and his son James brother-in-law & nephew of…

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(Plaque on Church wall) In loving memory of Lieut. W.H. CATHCART, 3rd Batt. Worcester Reg’t born 3rd May 1880 died 7th Jan. 1902 at Mafeteng Basutoland South Africa while serving with 16th Mounted Infantry.

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(Plaque on Church wall) In memory of Robert Kennedy, Marbrack Carsphairn Trouper Kitcheners Light Horse who died in field hospital from wounds received at Klips Drift Paardeberg South Africa 25th February 1900. Charles KENNEDY, died of wounds…

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Erected by David MCMATH in memory of his son Willie who died at Woodhead Mines 1st February 1891 in his 10th year. Also his wife Matilda GIBSON who died at Woodhead Mines 12th August 1904 aged 58 years. Also his son John who died at Glasgow 11th Oct.…

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Erected in memory of Rodger DUNN, who was born at Benwhat, Parish of Dalmellington 1659. He suffered much persecution for the cause of Christ and was killed on the night of Carsphairn Fair June 1689 on the Farm of Brockloch. “Pluck’d from Minerva’s…

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Back – Bobbie Martin ....... Carsphairn 1936

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Back - Bobbie and Comrade Jim Pim

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Back - Carsphairn. All these rocks Hugh cleared from above field

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Back – Johnnie Martin 18 mths. Eldest Child of Mrs James Martin (Senr.)

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Back - Ray & Bobbie

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Back – Wyn, Jim and Margaret Martin

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Introduction; Notices ‘Leadmining at Woodhead’ Exhibition and Walks, 1987; Appeals for old postcards; Can Anyone Offer Information on the ‘Crosskeys’ Mentioned in this Articles of 1860?; Fears allayed over museum curator plan; Committee Members

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Update; Membership of the Scottish Tourist Board; Did You Know? ‘Green Well’ Gold; Shepherd’s Ball 1846; Wanlockhead Trust; Forthcoming Events; Interesting Historical Facts; Bridges; Trips and Tours; Local Walks; Historical Notes (Extracts from…

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Editorial Comment; Notices: Wine and Cheese Party, Summer Visit to Waterside, Guided Walk to the Leadmines, The Leadmines (poem by Helen Campbell), Maps; Transatlantic Connections; Bardennoch Hill Walk; The Woodhead and Lamloch Trail; Nostalgia at…

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Editorial Comment; Notices: Appointments, Heritage Trails, Membership renewals, Accounts, 350th Anniversary; Local Tales and Legends; Gifts; Loch Doon; Scottish Museum Council Interest; Carsphairn Parish (extract from Rambles in Galloway by M Harper…

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Editorial Comment; Notices: Extraordinary Meeting, Membership Renewals, Heritage Trails, New Building; Incident at the Leadmines; Correspondence; Catalogue; Song request; Remembrance Poppies and Carsphairn; Lament for Brockloch by Lt Col. A. J.…

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Editorial Comment; Notices:Signpost leaflet dispensers and waymarkers, Competition, Summer Exhibition, Fundraising Events, Recipe Book, Summer Outing, Gifts; Carsphairn Post Office 1968 – 1989 by Agnes s Dickson; New Galloway to Carsphairn by Coach;…

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Editorial; 49 Years with the Forestry Commission; Forestry in the Parish; Carsphairn Horticultural and Pastoral Show; Carsphairn Pastoral Society Semi Jubilee Show; Summer Outing; Old Worthy; Notices: Recipe Book, A Riddle, Ordnance Survey Maps,…

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Notices: Summer Exhibition, Competition Winners, Request for Information, Rhinns of Kells Walk, Recipe Books, Old Time Dance, AGM and Talk, Membership; Kirkyard Find; Extract from the Dumfries standard 1859- 130 years ago; Farming objects; Excerpt…

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Notices: AGM, Dance, Sponsored Walk, New Afforestation, Raffle, Invitation, Gifts, Heritage Trail News; Carsphairn Shepherd’s Dance; ‘Southern Upland Way’ T.V. Series; Allan’s Cairn; Carsphairn Show - 100th Anniversary; A-Frame Project.

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Notices: Wine & Cheese Evening, Heritage Trails Walks, Stop Press; Carsphairn in the Middle Ages By Daphne Brooke; “The “Auld” Bell’s Tale”; Communion Tokens; A Frame Project.

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Editorial, Opening Times, Rota, Frontispiece by Carol Cathcart; Mary Louisa Cannan – A Carsphairn Childhood 1826 – 32; Notices: Wine and Cheese Party, Sponsored Walk 1990 to Windy Standard; Woodhead Leadmine; Carsphairn School; The Old Bell.

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Notices: Annual General Meeting, Old Time Dance, Heritage Centre; Anton McMillan; Dr Thomas Jackson; The McRaes; The Appalachian Scots; “All hail, My bold Brochloch...”; 1875-1900; Sponsored Walk.

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Life at the Mines; Dates for Your Diary; John Louden McAdam; Summer Outing to the Miner’s Cottage and Old Dalmellington 24 July 1990; Weather Present – Weather Past; Notices: Heritage Centre, Stop Press; Committee Members.

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Editorial; Gifts; Quentin McAdam letters; Wildlife in the Forestry; Notices: Carsphairn Heritage Centre, Wine and Cheese Party, ‘Old Time’ Recipes; Information Required; Personal Research; 1991 Summer Exhibition - ‘A Century of Change’.

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1891 Census. Occupations in Carsphairn Parish; The First (or Old) Statistical Account; July 7th 1951: B52 American Air Crash; Muidrochwood; Notices: Gifts, Heritage Centre, Heritage Group Events, Resignations, Apology; Obituary Mrs Catherine…

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Notice: Carsphairn Heritage Group Annual General Meeting, Old Time Dance, Heritage Centre, Frontispiece – Craigengillan by Carol Cathcart, Recollections and Reflections of a Grandmother, Sponsored Walk to the Grey Man of the Merrick; Quentin McAdam;…

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Heritage Centre – Update on Progress, Stewarding; Comparison of Agriculture in 1891 and 1989 in Carsphairn Parish; Braxy; “Mrs Johnnie’s Carpet”; Notices: Committee Members, Membership reminder, American Airforce Memorial Plaque at Brockloch, Book…

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Update by Rhoda Campbell; Carsphairn Heritage Centre Opening; Frontispiece: Kars Castle by Carol Cathcart; Appeal: Spent Gro-bags; Kars Castle by Bill Blyth; Notices: Gifts, Old Time Dance.

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Notice: The Heritage Centre, Sponsored Walk August 29th, Gifts, Diary Dates; Kars Castle; Recollections and Reflections of a Grandmother; Ancestral Research; The First Statistical Account of Scotland Published in 1799; Spitfire Crash; Book Review by…

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Notices: The Heritage Centre, Annual General Meeting, Fourth Sponsored Hill Walk; Heritage by A. S. Pook; Walter Blythe; Carsphairn and the Glenkens Society.

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Editorial; The Lass O’ The Garryhorn; Carsphairn and the Glenkens Society Part 2; Notices: Spitfire Search, Open Meetings, Second Summer Exhibition, Carsphairn during the Second World War, Office Bearers, Subscriptions, Further Diary Dates.

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Carsphairn’s Geological Heritage; Notices: Recipe Book, Second Summer Exhibition – Carsphairn During the Second World War; Carsphairn and the Glenkens Society Part 3; Roots 93; Notices: Heritage Centre, Wine and Cheese Party; Sponsored Walk; Extract…

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Notices: New Exhibition, Stewards, Spitfire Blue Peter, Fifth Sponsored Walk; Another view of the high walk; Low Level Walk; Carsphairn and the Glenkens Society Part 4.

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Chairman’s Notes; Carsphairn Revisited; Frontispiece: Peddy Train by Jane Abel; Endangered Speeches; The Change in Farm Names Over The Centuries; 100 Years Ago and 70 Years Ago (Extracts from Dumfries Standard); Ode to the Heritage Centre.

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Chairman’s Notes; Notice: The Committee for 1993-4; Family Trees; Notice: Annual Subscriptions are now due; Stewards’ Questionnaire – Analysis of replies; Railways in Carsphairn Parish; Carsphairn (A)-Muses;

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The Heritage Centre; The Exhibition; Reference Section; Obituary: Mrs Madelaine Cooper; An Incident in the Life of Wilson the Ornithologist; Notices: Buffet with Butler, Changes in the Committee, The 1994 Walk; Contribution from A Stroller.

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Forestry in Carsphairn; Notices: The Annual Walk; The Woodhead Lead Mine by Anna Campbell; Notice: Visit to Dunaskin Visitor Centre; The 100th Anniversary of the Coming of Age of Frederick Adrian Cathcart occurs on 8 August 1994.

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Update by Chairman; Gifts; The Medical Pocket Book; William Campbell letters; Carsphairn Heritage Walk August 1994; Notices: The AGM, The Reference Section at the Heritage Centre, Newsletter Index.

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Update by Hugie Adamson; Notice: Subscriptions; The Woodhead Lead Mine by Anna Campbell; Notices: Committee members, Newsletter binders, Photographic Competition 1995; Extract from Dalmellington Parish Bulletin July 1893; Timespan – the history of…

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Update by Hugie Adamson; Carsphairn Captured on Camera; Ancestor hunting at the Heritage Centre; Notice: Sponsored Walk; The Knockgray Rhododendrons; Notice: Amateur Photographic Competition; The Stroanfreggan Box.

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Notice: Annual Walk; From the Heritage Group Chairman; These Boots Were Made For Walking - Annual Walk; Appeal: Rescue Part date; The Woodhead Lead Mine; A Nineteenth Century Character Reference; Polmaddy Settlement from Forestry Enterprise, Castle…

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Update by Hugie Adamson; Notice: The 1995 AGM; Family Records; Rhinns Revisited, the 1995 Annual Walk; Appeal: Carsphairn Parish Magazines; Lamloch Church; Obituary: Bill Hough; George Ferrier Andrew MacNaughton 18855-1933; Notice: Amateur…

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Update by Hugie Adamson; Notice: Subscriptions; David McMath died 1925; Chairman’s Report from AGM November 1995; Notice: Newsletter Index; Leadminers from Dunscore?; Notice: Committee Members.

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“Cornerstones of Carsphairn”; Our guest speaker at the AGM in November was Gordon Riddle, Principal of Culzean Country Park; Notice: “Monuments, Memorials and Forgotten Buildings of Carsphairn”; Inheritance by Maureen Henderson; Extracts from the Old…

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Kiltarsen / Kiltarsan / Kiltarsin?? Which and Where?; International Connections; Salmon May Return to Carsphairn by Robin Ade; Extract from the Galloway Gazette of Saturday August 30 1873. Referring to Capt. Clark Kennedy’s intention to improve sport…

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“Provisioners” Past and Present by Hugie Adamson; Windy Standard Windfarm; letters from UF Manse, 1908; Notice: The 1996 AGM.

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Notices: info from the Chair, Committee Members, Newsletter Index; Carsphairn School 1936; Advert for Schoolteachers, 1843; From the Old Statistical Account published 1791-1799; Simmer by Maureen Henderson.

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Petticoat Rule – The Women of Carsphairn, The 1997 Exhibition; Notice: Spring Buffet Supper; What shall we do with the Chairperson?; Carsphairn Show 1927; The Hustings, Notice: Dates of Opening.

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Expedition to Shiel of Castlemaddy in order to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Galloway Forest Park – Saturday 13th September; Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee 1897; Notices: Telephone at the Centre – The Heritage Centre now has a telephone, New…

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Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Newsletter; Carsphairn to China; Notice: AGM; Almost a Centenarian; Expedition to Shiel of Castlemaddy; Notice: £25 Quiz Prize;

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Notices: Committee, Subscriptions, Quiz Winners; The Chairman’s Report AGM 1997; The Great Snow Storm and Thaw of 1947.

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Exhibition this year “All About Ewe”; Notice: Wanlockhead; History, Heritage and Nostalgia; Notice: Summer Outing to Black Craig Lead Mine; Births, Marriages & Deaths at Woodhead Leadmine; Notice: Annual Walk; Through the Door – Carsphairn in Poetry.

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Notice: The Annual Walk; The Valley called Barbarusle; Notice: Heritage Group Productions; Ordnance Survey Notebook October 1847; Leadmine Walk at Black Craig; Outing to Woodhead Village and Mine (poem).

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Notice: AGM; Summer in the Hills; The Annual Walk – Knockgray; Quintin McAdam’s Letters.

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Figuring it Out; Notices: new index; Chairman’s Report – 1998 Annual General Meeting; The Lending Library.

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The 1999 Exhibition; Notice: The Spring Buffet Supper; Recollections of Hydro Electricity Coming to Carsphairn by Willie Dickson; Place Names – Changes Over the Centuries; The Magical Rowan Tree; Sheep may Safely Braise; Traffic in Carsphairn during…

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Hints for the Home; Notice: Stewards Lunch; So the Americans have never forgotten the Scots village; Notice: The Annual Walk; Book Review - “Exploring Galloway” by Mike Ansell; Loch Doon excerpt: The River Doon by Wilson MacArthur; Notice: AGM.

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The Concert at Lagwyne Hall Carsphairn just after WWII; Notice: AGM; Bin there, done it all; The Annual Walk – Bardennoch Hill; Mysterious Occurrent at Carsphairn; The jars of Carsphairn.

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Chairman’s report from the 1999 AGM; Here’s another one among “A thousand things you didn’t want to know”; Further recollections of the Concert in Lagwyne Hall after WWII by Nan Gibson; Appeal: newsletter contribution.

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The Visitor’s Book; Notice: Spring Buffet Supper; A Fireside Conversation; Another one in the series ‘A Thousand Things You didn’t want to Know’; This year’s exhibition at the Heritage Centre; Notice: Heritage Group Outing.

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Spring Buffet; Visit to Eastriggs Heritage Centre; Carsphairn and the Boer War; Notice: Walks in 2000; poem; Snippet from the Diary.

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Notice: AGM; A Generation of MacMillans 1874-1965; U.S.And THEM; More music in Carsphairn area by Mrs Peggy Hutchinson.

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Chairman's Report 2000; Holiday Presents; Poem by William Findlay Dickson.

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The Heritage Centre; The Herds’ Dance; Notices: Stewards, Spring Buffet Supper; The Census; Foot and Mouth Disease; Notice: death of Jean Abel; 2000 Visitors Book.

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The Missing Cat; Donation Number One; Old MacDonald Had A …; Notice: AGM & Heritage Group Productions; Donation Number Two; Notice: Stewards Party; “Petticoat Rule – Women of Carsphairn”; Appeal: The Bakers of Carsphairn.

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Notice: AGM; Alexander Frederick McAdam of Craigengillan born 10/10/1864 died 08/01/1901; The Great Carsphairn Drought; Local Places surveyed in 1848;

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Chairman’s Address at the Annual General Meeting 2001; Local History Week; Minorities & Memories, Survivals and Extinction sin Scotland and Western Europe; Notice: Wanted; Sewing Machine Hints; Filming the McAdam Story; 2001 A ‘Watch this Space’…

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The 2002 Exhibition; Gerald and Thomas; Notice: Local History Week; 2002 Exhibition The creator’s story; The Tenth Anniversary of Carsphairn Heritage Centre; Notice: Glenkens School Concert.

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The Happiest Days of Your Life; “Fragments of the History of Alexander McKay”; Notice: Volunteers Week 2002; Newspaper clipping: Glenkens trail is an education; Notice: The Heritage Group Summer Visit; 1848 Ordnance Survey Notebooks; Notice: new…

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Alexander Mckay on his days in school in Carsphairn 1840s-1840s; Stroanfreggan Reunion – August 2002; Notice: AGM; Stroanfreggan School – letters from the 1950s.

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Chairman’s Report on 2002; Treasure in these Hills – or the Musings of a Metal-Detecting Minister; “Glenkens Schools over the Centuries” The Book Launch in Carsphairn; More on Alexander Mckay on his days in school in Carsphairn 1840s-1840s;

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Ten Tears On – A Celebration; The Visitor’s Book 2002; The last excerpt from Alexander McKay on his days at school in Carsphairn 1840s-50s; Carsphairn War Memorial; Notice: Postcards of Carsphairn; Historic Church Ceremony at Carsphairn; Notice:…

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Memories of Coronation Day 2nd June 1953; Glenkens Schools Over the Centuries;Tribute to Charles Cathcart ; The Knockgray Burial Ground by Colonel John Clark Kennedy; newspaper clippings : Consecration of the Cemetery at Knockgray and Funeral of…
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