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Ref_223.pdf
Folder incorporates DI_34, DI_45-51, DI_179

Ref_221.pdf
Collected during 2002 exhibition

Ref_67.pdf

Ref_10.pdf

Misc_307.pdf
Archie Venters replies to a letter from 85-year-old Gib Armstrong, a former Loch Doonside shepherd now living in Australia

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Archie Venters probes the past to find out about the man who taught in two of Ayrshire’s most remote schools, one now under the waters of Loch Doon

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Tales o’ the Back of the Buss – out bye herds

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Search for Blue Peter, Ralph J Davidson.

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Spitfire finally recovered from burial site, search and recovery filmed by BBC, Alan Phin

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Final landing for crashed Spitfire at Dumfries museum

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Mrs Auld nee "Miss Jane Bryan, who was born and brought up at Carsphairn, near Dalmellington."

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Misc_139.pdf

Ref_86.pdf
Extract, Parish of Carsphairn, page 62-67

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Vol IX, Ministers of the Church from the union of the churches, 2 October 1929 to 31 December 1954, 1961. Carsphairn page 153, Rev. John Alexander Lamb

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Vol VIII, Ministers of the Church from date of publication of Volumes I-VII, 1914-28, to union of the churches, 2nd October 1929, and addenda and corrigenda 1560-1949, 1950. Carsphairn page 202-203, Hew Scott, D D

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Vol II, Synods of Merse and Teviotdale, Dumfries, and Galloway, 1917. Presbytery of Kirkcudbright page 385-403, Hew Scott, D D

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The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright (Ed John Laird and D G Ramsay) and the County of Wigtown (Ed. M C Arnott), page 121-124

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Dalmellington District p731-746

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Parish of Air, page 18-44, Rev Dr Dalrymple and Rev Dr McGill

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Parish of Damelingtoun, page 140-143, Rev Mr Duncan McMynt

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Parish of Carsfairn, page 72-79, Rev Mr Samuel Smith

Ref_69_01.pdf
“McMillan’s Treatise on Pasturage of Sheep, 1790”
This Treatise on Sheep Management has been very kindly lent to the Group
by the Ewart Library, Dumfries, and is the only copy at present know
to exist. They have also supplied us with the…

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Braised Sheep’s Heart, Hare Soup. Pickled Onions, Extract of Malt with Cod Liver Oil, Sheep’s Head Broth, Payne Flory, Junket, Lemon Sponge Pudding

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“Received this from Mrs Murdoch years ago”
Haggis, Black Pudding, Rook Pie

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Poem found in copy of “Robert the Bruce, A poem, Historical and Romantic” by Alexander W M Clark Kennedy (pub.1884, 295 pages). The Cathcart mentioned is Charles Cathcart, Culraven, Borgue’s great-grandfather Augustus Murray who lived in Yorkshire…

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Photocopy of architect's plans, 14 Cathcart St, Ayr, May 1905.

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Head Teacher at Carsphairn 1943 -1950

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Back row - Miss K Blythe, Mrs McMorran, Mrs Bell, Mrs Templeton, Miss Howatson, Mrs McCutcheon, Mrs Dickson, Mrs Murray, Miss Jardine, Miss Alexander, Mrs McIlwraith, Mrs Fulton, Mrs Williamson, Miss Tait, Mrs Belford Sen., Mrs Richardson, Mrs Bell,…

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same as in PC_82

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same as in PC_83

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part of Galloway Hydroelectric Power Scheme

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part of Galloway Hydroelectric Power Scheme

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Back: Smeaton (stamped).
Church with staircase to miners' gallery

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Back: Rev Barclay, Carsphairn Free Church

DI_179.pdf
List of Disorderly Persons, families and baptisms in Carsfern, 1683-1684;
List of all persons withing the parish of Carsfern above twelve years if age, male and female.

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Mrs McLellan’s Spinning Wheel – may be seen on display at the Stewartry Museum. It was presented to the museum in 1930 by Miss Alice Clark Kennedy of Knockgray.

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from 1997 exhibition

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with the Dalmellington Brass Band at his Jubilee Birthday Party in 1889

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re renting the Liggate

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belonged to George McMillan, Carsphairn School

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One of the keenest air cadets who ever trained in Ayr has been killed in action – Flight Sergeant Campbell Mc Millan, R.A.F., only son of Mr and Mrs George McMillan, Carsphairn. His death at the early age of 20 is the loss of one of the most…

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The mysterious disappearance of Richard Anderson, a roadman, has cast quite a gloom over the village and surrounding district. It appears that on Saturday morning he left his home before breakfast, and since then not the slightest trace of him can be…

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from Minister at Ayr Manse

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Muirdrochwood 6th February 1855

Sir
The favour of your Company here on Tuesday the 6th current, at 12 o’clock noon, to attend the Funeral of James Barbour, my Father, to the place of interment in Dalry Church-yard, will much oblige.

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The Manse, Carsphairn 26th November 1869

Sir
The Favour of your Company to attend the Funeral of my Uncle, the Rev. David Welsh, from this to the place of Interment, in Carsphairn Church-Yard on Friday 26th instant, at One o’clock P.M., is…

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Sent by James Carruthers (husband) to Mr Robert McMillan
Balmaclellan Village 6th June 1854

Sir
The favour of your Company here, on Tuesday, the 6th current, at 12 o’clock noon, to attend the Funeral of Agnes Cannan, my Wife, to the place…

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To Mr William Campbell & sons.
22nd June 1805

Sir
My Father James Cannon died here on the 20th June.
The favour of your Company here on Thursday 27th June by 10 o’clock forenoon to witness his interent in Kells Church Yard will oblige.

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In memory of David & Mary Mitchell of Carnavel by Rev. Sievewright to Mr & Mrs Bell

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Garryhorn, Carsphairn, 6th August, 1873

Sir,
The favour of your company to attend the Funeral of Mary Sloss, relict of the late Mr William Sloss, Dalmellington Churchyard, on Saturday first, the 9th August, at Half-past Twelve o’clock…

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Sir,
The favour of your Company to attend the Funeral of Richard Jamieson my father from.............house here to the place of Interment in Carsphairn Churchyard on Friday the 24th August at 12 o’Clock much oblige

Misc_213.pdf
'WeeTams First Day at Kirk', 'Dandie', 'The Broken Bowl'

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undated

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