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Ref_99.pdf
Carsphairn extract

Ref_98.pdf
Carsphairn extract

Ref_97.pdf
Carsphairn extract

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Ref_106.pdf
Carsphairn extract

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Carsphairn extract

Ref_103.pdf
Carsphairn extract

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Carsphairn extract

Ref_101.pdf
Carsphairn extract

Ref_100.pdf
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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Misc_99.pdf
Rev Seivewright, Alexander Borthtwick

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Plan of Properties at Carsphaim for 1919 auction

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Misc_179.pdf
Taken from The Diana Lawrence Collection

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Taken from The Diana Lawrence Collection

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Misc_133.pdf
Feb 1978, Issue 1

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Misc_125.pdf

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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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Harper2.pdf
The Harpers at Furmiston

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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…

SloaneDick.pdf
This folder was presented to Carsphairn Heritage Group by Diana Dick, a descendant of the Sloan family, during her visit from Tasmania April 2018.

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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

Misc_222.pdf
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.

Misc_221.pdf
Wildlife of the Glenkens - a collection of illustrations and notes
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