Photographs - Farming

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Photographs - Farming

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Farming has been the main industry in the Carsphairn area for centuries.

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Clipping at Moor
George Paton (senior), shepherd, dipping sheep

Clipping at Moor
Back: George Paton (JR) George Paton (SR) clipping sheep at “The Moor”, Carsphairn sometime late 1940s or early 1950s. Photo by Andrew Shearer Ayr.

Clipping at Moor
George Paton (senior) shepherd at “The Moor”, Carsphairn. Farm belonged to a Mrs Craig. Photo taken late 1940s or early 1950s. Photo by Andrew Shearer Ayr.

Clipping at Moor
Back: Unknown sheep clipper at “The Moor” Carsphairn sometime around late 1940s or early 1950s. Photo by Andrew Shearer Ayr.

Clipping at Holm Of Daltallochan
Left to right – Willie Templeton; Mucklewraith; Colin Campbell

Clipping at Holm Of Daltallochan
Clipping against dyke

The Sinclair family at harvest time
L-R Bill Robson, Cathie Sinclair with Daughter Muriel, Sam Wilson, ? Sinclair, Grandpa Sinclair, Bunty Sinclair. From Mrs K Porteous, Lower Ardnannoch, Knockvennie

Sheep shearing at Carminnows circa 1980
(Identities have been obscured)

Cutting the Hay at Carnavel
Cutting the Hay at Carnavel

Dipping at Bardennoch
Back- R Wilson (Shiel), F Howatson (My Father), Young Sandy Bell, (Knockoroch), S Wilson (The Shiel), J Wilson (Castel Maddie), Sandy Bell’s Sons (Braidenoch). G J Howatson “ Please note Rob Wilson is using two sticks for dipping the sheep not…

Bill Cunningham, clipping
Jimmy Bell and J Blackstock in the background. Slide_1996-08

Farmers and Sheep – 1974
Photo taken by Peter Goldhorn?

Sheep clipping in 1927 at Keirs, Patna
L-R William Campbell (Holm of Daltallochan); W McDowall (small boy at Keirs); Sam Johnstone (Boat House, Grimmet); John MacFadzean (Benwhat); ?; David Scott (Keirs); Tam Ferguson (Lochhead); Walter Scott (Drumrange); Bob Dickson (Jellieston)

Hay gathering at Moorbrock 1934
“Everyone helped with the Hay” 1 of 2

Hay gathering at Moorbrock 1934
“Everyone helped with the Hay” 1 of 2
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