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Ref_99.pdf
Carsphairn extract

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Carsphairn extract

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Carsphairn extract

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Carsphairn extract

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Carsphairn extract

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Carsphairn extract

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Carsphairn extract

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Carsphairn extract

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Carsphairn extract

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Taken from The Diana Lawrence Collection

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Taken from The Diana Lawrence Collection

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Taken from The Diana Lawrence Collection

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Rev Seivewright, Alexander Borthtwick

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Plan of Properties at Carsphaim for 1919 auction

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Taken from The Diana Lawrence Collection

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Taken from The Diana Lawrence Collection

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Feb 1978, Issue 1

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Winning sermon written by C E Stewart , in the time of Rev A McNaughton. A national competition, the prize 5 guineas, was won by the Carsphairn ? & preached in Edinburgh (just after Great War). Jim Reid’s grandmother Mrs Helen Stewart said that Mr…

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Taken from The Diana Lawrence Collection

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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.

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…

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,…

Seaton4.pdf
This folder refers to the Sitons and Seatons of Tynron, Dumlriesshire and the James Seaton Family of Penpont (referred to in Seaton (3) and the Robert Seaton Family of New Abbey, Kirkcudbrightshire.

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…

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…

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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The Harpers at Furmiston

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Main Street, Carsphairn taken from the West showing Sheep down street, 2 copies

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Postmark Kirkcudbrightshire SP 24
To Miss M Callander, High Street, Moniaive, Dumfriesshire.

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Postmark Carsphairn 25.8.1908
To Mrs A.B. Cape,…

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Back row L-R: Hugh Aitken, Jean McWhirter, Catherine Campbell, Jennifer McMillan, John/Alasdair Sinclair. Front row L-R: Wilma Richardson, Elsie McWhirter, FrankIE Henderson, Mina Bedford

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Back Row L-R: Andy Peacock, ?/, ??, Bobby Little, ? Kirk, ?? Third Row: Mary Cowan, Violet Rae, ??, Roberta Dougan, Dorothy Doyle, Nanct Milligan, Jean Wood. Second Row: ??, Florence Daziel, ? Brisbane, Nancy McCoolm, Molly McNaught, Esmee Muir,…

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Back Row L-R: 6 x unidentified evacuees. Third Row: ??, ??, ??, D Ferguson, M Little, ??, ??, M Ferguson, ??, ??, Mr Singleton (teacher). Second Row: ??, V Bryce, ??, ??, ??, E Corson, T Shaw, V Peacock, ??, ??, ??. Front Row: ??, ??, H Kirk, ??, ??,…

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Back Row L-R: J Wilson, S Allison, ??, ? Dougan, ??, ??, ?? Third Row: ??, ??, ??, P Tait, N Little, A Galloway, ??, M Ferguson, C McLeod, R McLauchlan, Mr Singleton (teacher). Second Row: ??, ??, J Kirk, D Ferguson, A Hunter, Mr McAdam ( teacher),…

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Back Row L-R: Roberta Dougan, Mollie McNaught, Nanct McColm, Peggy Hunter, Barbara Corson, Jean Wood. Front Row: Andy Peacock, Bert Milligan, Dorothy Doyle, Nancy Milligan, Ivie McMillan. Mr Turner (teacher)

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Back Row L-R: ? Marshall, John McLellen, Jo McCulloch, Jim Steel, George Wood, Jim Dougan, Willie Ferguson, Miss Cromarty (teacher - Later Mrs Campbell). Third Row: Chrissie McCulloch, Dora Hamilton, Margaret Allison, Jean Stewart, Margaret Sawyers,…

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Back Row L-R: Mr H Turner (teacher), K Bryden, Albert Dickson, ??, ? McColm, J Ferguson, ??, ? Dougan, Mary Allison. Middle Row: Jim Milligan, ? Kelly, Jean McKie, Isabel Crozier, ? Tyrnbull, Jean Kirk, John Coltart, Mr Singleton (teacher). Front…

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Back Row L-R: all unidentified, Miss Black (Teacher). Third Row: ??, ??, ??, J Kirk, A Hunter, C McLeod, ??, ??, ??, Jean McQuiston. Second Row: ??, R McLauchlan, ??, ??, P Tait, M Ferguson, ??, N Little, ??, S Allison, ??, ? McQueen, G Peacock.…

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Back Row L-R: ? McGeorge, ??, J Lockerbie, S Dougan, ??, Miss Black (Teacher). Third Row: W McTurk, R McLauchlan, J Mitchell, ? Peacock, T McQueen, S Wood, B Bryce. Second Row: V Bryce, ??, I Mane, ??, ??, ??, V Peacock, ??, M McAdam, N Ferguson, N…

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Back Row L-R: David Coltart, Bobby Little, ? Brisbane, Quintin Bone, ??, ? Kirk, Ivie McMillan. Third Row: Margaret Ferguson, Margaret Wilson, Nancy McColm, Doris Singleton, ??, Mary Bone, Elma Wood, Florence Daziel, Jean Wood. Second Row: Chriisie…

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Back Row L-R: Mr C Young, Mr E White, Mr K Redpath, Mr Mathieson, Mr W Lawrence, Mr McKillop. Middle Row: Mrs E Porteous, Miss A Sharp, Mrs Watson, Mrs L Thmpson, Miss Sinclair, Miss Jamieson, ?? Front Row: Miss L Lawson, Mr Needle, Miss Murdoch, Mr…

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Miss Sutherland, Mr Singleton, Miss McQueen, Mr H Turner, Miss McNaught

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Now the Community Centre.

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Back Row L-R: Jenny Blackstock, Billy Smith, Catherine Pringle, Susie McMillan, David Cunningham, Mrs Coupar (teacher). Middle Row: Robin Tait, Billy McTaggart, Andrew Hogg, Maurice Blacklock, ??, Drew McTaggart. Front Row: ? Hogg, Olivia McTaggart,…

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Back Row L-R: Drew MacTaggart, ? Hogg, Mrs Coupar (teacher), Robin Tait, Peter Hogg, ? Hogg. Middle Row: Susan Tait, Yvonne MacTaggart, Marjorie Hogg, Billy Smith, ??, ??, Robert Bell. Front Row: Helen Hogg, Moya Watret, Janette Hogg, Olivia…

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Back Row L-R: Jean Davidson, Bessie Templeton, Rab McFadzien, David Hastings, Jim Bell, Mary Wallace, Nan Hutchinson, Mrs Alexander (Teacher). Seated: Grace Templeton, Allan Wallace, John Todd, Gordon Brown, Bob Hutchison, Samuel Davidson, Jimmy…

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Henrietta Douglas nee Aitken in front next to Mother and Child who attended the School

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Back Row: Alec McMillan, Sammy McMillan, Sam McTeir, May Thomson. Mts Marshall (teacher). Middle Row: David McTeir, James McKnight, Bert McMillan, Nancy McKnight. Front Row: Annie McMillan, Alec McMilln, John McTeir, Margaret Galloway, Agnes McTeir.

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Back Row L-R: Hugh McMillan, ??, ??, Tom Adamson. Front Row: Robbie McMillan and unknown pupils from a private school. And the dog

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BackRow L-R; ??, Tom Adamson, Hugh McMillan, Robbie McMillan, Miss Bain (Teacher). Front Row: ??, ??, Matlida Adamson, ??, ?? And the dogs.

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Back Row L-R: Mr H D Walker (headmaster), Robert McCathie, Alistair Corrie, Sandy Agnew, Ian Cummings, John Clark, John Cornwallace, Jim Kelly. 3rd Row: Margaret Robb, Martha McCathie, Anne Wallace, Peggy Cook, Ann McLaughlan, Sissy Cummings, Nan…

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Back Row L-R: Ned Welsh, Robert Carson, John McAdam, Wullie Wilson, Peter Johnstone, Bobby Wilson, ??, Murray Smith, Gordon Clark. 3rd Row: Bessie Wilson, Peg Faulds, Jean Kirkpatrick, Jessie Wilson, Netty Carson, Mary McCallie, Helen Muir, Peg…

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Back Row L-R: Arthur Greirson, Jessie Welsh, John Cornwallace, Ian Cummings, Alistair Corrie, Ned Welsh, John Clark, Tommie Corrie, Donald Cummings, Bob Clark. 3rd Row: Nancy Little, Mary Wilson, Betty Kerr, Cissie Cummings, Mary McAthie, Helen…

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Back Row L-R: John Purdie, Margaret MacPherson, David Walker, Mr Walker (Headmaster), Jenny McKay, David Dewar, Nettie Gordon. Front Row: Duncan MacPherson, ??, Betty Purdie, Glyniss Fleming, Elizabeth Dickson, Jim Walker.

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Back Row L-R: J Latimer, C Jardine, William Martin, Doug Garmory, J A Latimer, W Plunkett, Jacky Webster, RM Garmory, A McKnight, David Wilson. Third Row: Jean McQueen, J Stewart, M Campbell, I McKnight, J Fraser, MJH Wilson, S Walker, MK McRobb,…

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Back Row Mina Pringle, Helen Bell, Next Row: Murray Russel, Jacky Robertson, Andy Bell, Next Row: Mary Roberston, Dougie Bell, Ian Pringle, Alistair Russel, In Front: Winnie Roberston

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Children include: H. McLelland, Arthur Kirkpatrick, John Halliday, J Simpson, Robin Halliday

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Loulu McGarva on the swing, Mollie Cole and James Cole, Kenneth Cole in front

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Mrs Cole & Mrs Kelly, Billy Hewitson & Peter Kelly, Jimmy Cole, Mollie Cole, Margaret Sim, Jean Kelly and Kenneth Cole

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Children used this bridge to get to school, about 100 yards upstream.

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Former Teacher at Meadowhead Side School (1914-15). She re-trained as a nurse and was drowned on 11.7.1916 when a hospital ship on which she was serving was sunk by a torpedo. WWI

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Taken from an autograph book belonging to Janet Duncan, teacher at Meadowhead School 1910-1914. The illustration was probably done by a pupil at that time. The hut can now be seen in Carsphairn Village.

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