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Interviews of Irene Brown aged 84

EERC/DG/DG5/1
Interview with Irene Brown which begins with her memories of school in Thornhill and later Debier's secretarial school on Irish Street in Dumfries (students were mostly girls but some boys too). Iren...

Interviews of Isobel Sutherland aged 57

EERC/DG/DG8/1
Interview 1 of 3 (DG8/1/1/1) with Isobel Sutherland which focuses on her life in Ringford, where she lived from aged 5 until she married aged 20. Isobel gives details about her early school life and ...

Interviews of Alex Inman and Richard Kinghorn

EERC/DG/DG11/4
Audio and video files recorded simultaneously during a discussion and walk about around Dumfries. The interview with Alex Inman and Richard Kinghorn focuses on recollections of childhood and early wo...

Interviews of Nancy Muirhead aged 75

EERC/DG/DG13/7
Biographical interview with Nancy Muirhead (aged 75) who was born in Mull and came to Kirkcudbright, where she still lives, when she was around 12 years old. Nancy talks a little about settling into ...

Interviews of Allen Paterson aged 81

EERC/DG/DG42/1
Interview with Allen Paterson about his involvement with the Moat Brae Trust and the plans to develop Moat Brae as a centre for children's literature. Allen came from a background in gardening and it...

Interviews of James Henderson aged 78

EERC/DG/DG41/3
Biographical interview with retired seed potato merchant, James Henderson (aged 78) who was born in Dumfries. James charts the history of the family business. James recalls that his father's decisio...

Interviews of Sophie Weatherall aged 85

EERC/DG/DG42/5
Biographical interview with Sophie Weatherall (aged 85) about her association with Moat Brae, which dates to the time when it was a private hospital and nursing home. Sophie explains that she was on ...

Interviews of Linda Turner & Brian Kinghorn

EERC/DG/DG43/1
Biographical interview with siblings Linda Turner, Brian Kinghorn and Richard Kinghorn. Subjects covered include: play inside and outside school; school meals; teachers; family chores and helping rel...

Interviews of Richard Kinghorn aged 69

EERC/DG/DG43/2
Biographical interview with Richard Kinghorn (aged 69). Alex Inman (the fieldworker) and Richard were interviewed for the Study after a pop-up event in Dumfries in ****. In this interview, Richard t...

Interviews of Cyril Wise aged 84 and Dorothy Wise aged 77

EERC/DG/DG44/2
Biographical interview (DG44/2/1/1, track 1 of 2) with Cyril (84) and Dorothy (77) Wise of Dumfries, who have been married for 57 years. The couple have spent their working lives running the family b...