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Laser copy

Back: Adopted in 1965, Tunskeen was the fist bothy to be renovated by the Mountain Bothies Association and has been chosen this year to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the MBA. Records show that in late 1912, herder William Templeton, helped by…
Father killed in B52 Bomber, 1952.

Back: Lynne, Michael and Audrey P, Grand Rapids. Child in striped shirt - unknown.
Father killed in B52 Bomber, 1952.

Back: Michael and Lynne P, Minneapolis.
Colour photo

Chauffeur & 2 seated gentlemen, hotel guests; Standing L-R Proprietor George Moir, his wife and children plus hotel staff.


Wyn Martin (l), Maisie Gillespie (r)
The handwriting on the photos is that of Mary Templeton (later Murray) of Moorbrock.


Exhibition copy

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Jean, Minnie and Molly Campbell (L to R)
Jessie King, May McLellan, Bessie Stewart, Mary McCathie, Mary Alsop, Molly Campbell



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

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

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…


Cast-iron girdle.


Map of the location of graves and memorials in Carsphairn Kirkyard.

List of inscriptions on memorials and graves in Carsphairn Kirkyard.

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"Burns Supper in Carsphairn probably Salutation. Unknown date. Donated by Mrs Minnie McNae.

L-R David Coltart, Mrs Quintin Mitchell (sitting under vase), Willian Wallace, Mrs Lammie (partially hidden), Thomas Fergusson (next to…

Front Row: Jack Paterson, Robert McGill, Cecil Roberston, Robert Johnson, Tom Robb, Jacky Martin, Billy Latimer, T McIntyre, W Walker, Eggar McNaught, Hugh Martin

Second Row: R Muir, M Stewart, Phyllis Bell, Lillias McWilliam, Mary Rogerson,…

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George Paton (senior), shepherd, dipping sheep

George Paton Junior and Senior, clipping

George Paton Senior, shepherd. Mrs Craig's farm.


Boeing KB-29P 44-83950, Brockloch

Erected by Hugh MCCULLOCH, in memory of Agnes CLELLAND, his wife, who died at Burnfoot 4th February 1856, aged 40 years. John their son died at Carsphairn Village 14th December 1886, aged 35 years. The above Hugh MCCULLOCH died at Carsphairn 18th…

Erected by William GILCHRIST, in memory of his father James GILCHRIST who died at Meadowhead 25th Feb 1863 aged 46 years. Also of Euphemia CLEMENT GILCHRIST, his daughter who died at Meadowhead 23rd Sept 1878 aged 13 years and nine months. The above…

Erected by John HUNTER, in memory of his wife Jane BAIRD who died 14th Dec 1898 aged 84 years. Also of their children: Agnes who died 18th Oct 1865, aged 8 months. Jane Barbara who died 18th Sept 1875, aged 4 years. George BAIRD who died 27th Jan…

Erected by Wm. SOMMERVILLE, in memory of his son Gilbert who died at Garryhorn 20th July 1863 aged 6 months. Also James SLOSS, his brother in law who died at Garryhorn 4th Sept 1864 aged 49 years. Also Mary SLOSS wife of the above Wm. SOMMERVILLE who…

In memory of James WILSON who died at Shiel of Castlemaddie 4th June 1885 aged 50 years. Also of Agnes his daughter who died 16th Jan 1863 aged 3 months. Margaret MCCLYMONT wife of James WILSON who died at Shiel 22nd April 1929 aged 96 years.

Erected by George C. MCMILLAN in memory of his son Hugh BARCLAY who died 2nd Feb 1893 aged 4 and a half years. Also his wife Jane BARCLAY who died 10th August 1911 aged 64 years. Also the above George C. MCMILLAN who died 7th August 1918 aged 71…

In memory of Agnes CAMPBELL born 6th March 1807, died 20th April 1869. John MCMILLAN her son born 15th May 1834, died 21st March 1850. Joan MCMILLAN born 25th Feb. 1880 died 30th Sept. 1879. James MCMILLAN born 6th June 1839 died 30th August 1880.…

Front (A short column with spire) In memory of William CAMPBELL, long an elder of this Parish, one of the poor of this world, but rich in faith, who, by his industry brought up his family in comfort; by his piety trained them in the fear of the…

In memory of Robert MONTGOMERY who died at Drumjohn 5th August 1885 aged 85 years. Also John his son who died 3rd Feb. 18 aged 21 years. Robert his son died in childhood. Also James his son who died 6th Nov. 1861 aged 22 years. Also Jane MCCULLOCH…

In loving memory of William DICKSON PTE RAMC husband of Mary MCMILLAN who died at Carsphairn 26th August 1917 aged 32. Also the above Mary MCMILLAN died 3rd June ---- aged 57. Also their only son William Findlay Dickson died 5th Dec 1999 Aged 85,…

(Lying flat on ground) Erected by John GALLOWAY in memory of his wife Sarah Ann MCMILLAN who died 23rd October …..19 aged …..years. Also the above John GALLOWAY who died in Victoria Infirmary 9th August 1918 aged 64 years.

Erected by Gilbert MCMILLAN in memory of Catherine WILSON, his wife who died at Woodhead 30th Nov. 1878, aged 43 years. Also Robert, their son who died on 22nd July 1871, aged 10 years. The above Gilbert MCMILLAN died at Tannylaggie, Kirkcowan, on…

To the memory of Peter CAMPBELL who died at Waterhead 13th March 1882 aged 58. Also his daughter Agnes died 18th April 1865 aged 5 years and 6 months. Jane MCLATCHIE wife of the above who died at Brockloch, 6th June 1903 aged 76 years. Also his…

THOMAS ANDERSON In memory of Margaret MILLIGAN his mother who died at Liggate, 6th April 1855 aged 66 years. And of their children who died at Bridgend. Robert died 22nd Dec. 1864 aged 8 years. William died 25th Dec. 1864 aged 4 years. Barbara died…

Erected by James GUFFIE in memory of his daughter Mary who died 12th Nov. 1837 aged 8 years. Also his granddaughter Agnes SLOANE who died 1st August 1866 aged 2 years and 7 months. His wife Agnes MCGILL who died 21st June 1867 aged 66 years. Also his…

(Stone inside green fence) In memory of James MITCHELL who died at Garryhorn on 5th January 1840 aged 76 years. And of William MITCHELL his son who died at Garryhorn 7th Sept. 1859 aged 52 years. Also of Isabella MOORE his wife who died at Burnhead…

(Flat stone) Erected by Peter Gordon In loving memory of Margaret MCCUTCHEON his wife who died at Cockhill 16th Dec. 1893 aged 78 years. Also his brother in law Ivie MCCUTCHEON who died at Cockhill 13th Jan. aged 75 years. Also his sister in law…

Erected by Marmaduke MCCRAE to the memory of his wife Sarah BLACKWOOD who died at Bridgend the 18th Feb. 1842 aged 80 years. Also the above Marmaduke MCCRAE who died at Hardgate, Kells 22nd Oct. 1861 aged 86 years.

Erected by Jane MURDOCH in Upper Holm of Dalquhairn in memory of her husband Alexander MACMILLAN who died 19th Jan. 1836 aged 59 years. Also the said Jane MURDOCH who died 2nd May 1855 aged 78 years. Also their eldest son Anthony MACMILLAN who died…

(Small grey stone.) R/387835 Private J Anderson, Royal Army Service Corps, 11th February 1919 Age 47

In memory of John MCMILLAN Late of Brockloch who died at Glencrosh the 31st March 1852 aged 57 years. Also of Jessie, his infant daughter who died at Mossdale 27th March 1828.

Erected by Agnes McCAA in the memory of her husband Andrew Ferguson who died at Knockskave 14th May 1865 . Also of their son John who died at Murscalloch 2nd February 1852 aged 18 months. The above Agnes McCAA died at Castramon Dunscore 15th Feb.…

In memory of David MCMILLAN 1815 - 1893. Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden and I will give you rest. Matt. Xi. 28.

In memory of Anne MILLAR, spouse to David MCMILLAN who died at Lowbridge, Invernessshire 15th Oct. 1843 aged 22 years. Also the said David MCMILLAN second son of Alexander MCMILLAN formerly in Upper Holm of Dalquhairn who died at Glenwhisk Moniave…

(Large stone pedestal) Erected by Mary MITCHELL in memory of husband George MITCHELL who died at Salutation Hotel 12th June 1896 aged 35. Also their daughter Mary who died 3rd July 1896 aged 6 and a half years. Also the above Mary MITCHELL who died…

In memory of Margret MINZIES, spouse to Robert WHITEFIELD who died at Woodhead Mine 14th Jan. 1843 aged 45 years. Also Thomas his son who died 30th May 1844 aged 22 years. Also the above Robert WHITEFIELD who died 10th Sept. 1844 aged 47 years. Also…

In memory of Catherine HADDOW who died 1st April 1868 aged 59 years. Adam MENZIES died 1st April 1839 aged 8 years. Maggie MENZIES died 28th Feb. 1844 aged 20 months. Thomas MENZIES died 18th March 1868 aged 39 years. George MENZIES died at Leadhills…

Erected by William SEATON in memory of his daughter Marion who died at Craigengillan 28th July 1830, aged 10 years. Also his son Thomas SEATON who died at Meadowhead on 6th Oct. 1847, aged 21 years. Also Marion FERGUSSON his spouse who died at…

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In memory of Thomas DARGAVEL who died at Dundeugh 15th Sept. 1842 aged 63 years. Also his spouse Susannah MCKADAM who died 12th April 1842 aged 60 years. Erected by Their Sons

Erected by Alex SLOANE in memory of Agnes MCCORMICK his wife who died at Mark of Shennanton Parish of Kirkcowan 17th Dec. 1850 aged 56 years. The above Alexander SLOANE died at St. John’s Dalry on 25th May 1883 aged 73 years.

(Front) Erected by James MCCUTCHEON in memory of his children Ann who died at Cadgerhole 14th Feb. 1859 aged 19 years. Agnes who died at Cadgerhole 24th July 1862 aged 6 years. George & Jean who died in infancy. The above James MCCUTCHEON died at…

(Small stone) Illegible.

Erected in memory of William MCCULLOCH who died at the Ligget 17th Jan. 1862 aged 76 years. And of Jane FERGUSSON his wife who died in Carsphairn Village 10th Sept. 1864 aged 81 years. Also of Agnes their daughter who died at the Ligget 22nd May 1852…

Erected in loving memory of James F BORTHWICK who died at Glen Muick Dalmellington 27th May 1909 aged 24 years. His mother Agnes FERGUSSON died at Port Mark 1st Aug. 1925 aged 78. His father John BORTHWICK died at Dumfries 6th Nov. 1942 aged 81…

(Could this be lying flat on its face beside Schoolhouse wall?) Erected by James FERGUSSON in memory of his son William who died at Craigengillan 14th March 1859 aged 8 months. Also his son John, who died 8th July 1874 aged 18 years. The above James…

Erected by Jean MCCUTCHEON in memory of her husband Samuel DOUGLAS who died at Dilduff 19th Nov. 1855 aged 40 years. The above Jean MCCUTCHEON died at Marscalloch 16th May 1880 aged 65 years. Also of James BAIRD grandnephew of the above who died at…

In memory of Agnes PATERSON spouse to Alexander SLOANE who died at Dindeugh Dec. 1811 aged 65 years. Also Ann MCGILL his spouse who died at Delaran 13th Jan. 1821 aged 45 years. The said Alexander SLOANE died 4th April 1827 aged 80 years.

Erected by Robert SLOANE to the memory of Jane CLEMENT his mother who died 8th June 1847 aged 67 years. Also James SLOANE, her husband who died 1st Nov. 1859 aged 83 years. He was schoolmaster at Carsphairn for the lengthened period of 48 years.

Erected by Thomas MCCULLOCH in memory of Elizabeth MCTURK his wife who died at Burnfoot Carsphairn 20th Oct. 1859 aged 68 years. The above Thomas MCCULLOCH died in Carsphairn Village 14th Jan. 1882 aged 91 years.


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" .. ears listen to John Park, Crossmichael, and ... ... Stroanfreggan as they try out a duet before class."

(Stone inside fence at wall) Erected 1838 In memory of Robert JAMIESON who died at Holm 26thJuly 1828 aged 52 years; Also of his daughter Mary Jamieson who died 13th July 1825 aged 8 years and of his son Samuel Jamieson who died 24th April 1830 aged…

Erected by MARY FERGUSON in loving memory of her husband JAMES SIBBALD MARTIN who died 1st August 1932 aged 67 years. Also the above MARY FERGUSON died 27th November 1941 aged 78 years. Also their daughter ANNIE WELSH who died 6th Aug. 1949 aged 46…

In memoriam. Richard YULE. Died at Dalshancan 4th April 1889 aged 71 and Winifred his wife died at Edinburgh 13th April 1881 aged 66 also Catherine Jane, wife of Charles YULE who died at Old Garroch 6th March 1901, aged 34.

Sacred to this memory of the Rev. David WELSH born 5th July 1787 died at(sic) Minister of Carsphairn 22nd November 1869 after an incumbency of 36 years. Also Rebecca WELSH his sister who died at Dalmellington 1st June 1874 aged 73 years.

Erected by John MCMORRAN in memory of his daughter Christina Thomasina MCMORRAN who died at Marbrack 8th June 1875 aged 22 years. They that seek me early shall find me. Also Adam his son who died at Marbrack 28th May 1879 aged 22 years. Also the…
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