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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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Stamp Pad Veteran series date on bottom Sept 1967

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Sampler in frame, Moniaive School, Bessie Wilson

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Pen Nibs, Perry (boxed)

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Bottle, Stephen's Blue/black Writing Fluid

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Child's writing slate

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

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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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Rhoda Rugg (introduction); Old Schools and Schoolmasters in the Stewartry, Carsphairn; A Visit to Craigengillan Wednesday 18 August 2004; Notice: AGM; The Buffet Supper; A713 Tourist route.

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Back Row L-R: Margaret Robb, Fairly Wallace, Nan McAllister, Jean Robinson, Cathie Fergusson, Annie McLaughlan, Robert McCathie, Mr H D Walker (headmaster). Front Row: Robin Adair, Zona Scott, Jean Little, Mary Johnstone, Sam Corrie, Dorothy…

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Glenkens Schools Over The Centuries

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from Polharrow School, attended by Robbie Murray

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Drawing Book which belonged to Robbie Murray whilst at Polharrow School

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Woodhead Leadmines - side of School Building - guided walk by David Brown 1980's

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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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50 YEARS AGO
• “It is a great pity to see these country schools being closed down when they are providing social amenities for the district” remarked Mr James Russell at the Stewartry Education meeting on Tuesday when a recommendation by the…

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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: 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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Now the Community Centre.

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

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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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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: ? 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: 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: 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: ? 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: 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: 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: 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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From Cathcart album

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This photograph shows the interior of the schoolhouse, presumably the living room. The photograph was probably taken in the 1880’s long after the school was closed. Copy from Cathcart album.

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L-R Tommy Bryden, Margaret Gillespie holding Mysie Gillespie, Mrs Bet Gillespie, Jimmy Thomson, Jim Campbell

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Awarded as prize to Thomas Dickson for Arithmetic, Stroanfeggan 25 July 1906

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Awarded as prize to Maggie DIckson Stroanfreggan 6 August 1907

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Presented to Lizzie Stewart for Scripture Knowledge Carsphairn School, 14th July 1915.

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