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Interviews conducted by Caroline Milligan and Mark Mulhern

EERC/DG/DG11
Mark Mulhern and Caroline Milligan conducted a total of 13 recordings with 6 interviewees, carried out between 2015 and 2116.

Interviews conducted by Flora Burns

EERC/DG/DG31
Flora Burns conducted a total of 8 recordings made with 13 interviewees. The interviews were carried out between 2014 and 2015.

Interviews of Alex Anderson aged 84

EERC/DG/DG13/12
Biographical interview with Alex Anderson (aged 84), who was born and raised in Edinburgh. Alex talks about his father and mother and their connections to Dumfries and Galloway before speaking about ...

Interviews of Helen Davies aged 87

EERC/DG/DG26/1
Helen Davies was 87 years old when she was interviewed, in January 1999. Helen spoke about her early memories of life on a farm in rural Galloway, schooldays and her first impressions of Stranraer to...

Interviews of Isabelle Shaw aged 87

EERC/DG/DG26/2
Interview with Isabelle Shaw, who would have been about 87 years old at the time. This interview is largely about the village of Drummore and the shops and businesses that Isabelle remembered from he...

Interviews of Barbara Hannay

EERC/DG/DG26/5
Barbara Hannay, born 1920, talks about her childhood at Colfin Farm, her schooling, home life and activities during the war. Home life was very busy, especially around harvest time when there was a g...

Interviews of Agnes Lamb aged 83

EERC/DG/DG26/11
Interview with Agnes Lamb, aged 83. Agnes talks about her early life on a farm on the edge of Stranraer called Larg. Her father trained horses and the family also grew potatoes and Agnes recalled th...

Interviews of George McClymont aged 74

EERC/DG/DG26/15
Biographical interview with George McClymont (b. 1931) about his early days in Portpatrick. George talks about the family home and domestic arrangements, recalling that the family of nine had running...

Interviews of John McColm aged 87

EERC/DG/DG26/16
Biographical interview with John McColm (b. 1919), a dairy farmer of Garthland Mains. John could trace his family connection to the area back to 1684 when Jean McColm had land at Craigslave. His own...

Interviews of Mrs Muir and Mrs Mckie

EERC/DG/DG26/17
Biographical interview with Mrs Muir and Mrs McKie, who were both residents in Thorneycroft, about their recollections of their early schooldays. Mrs McKie was brought up in the Kirkcolm area and rec...