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Interviews conducted by Caroline Milligan and Mark Mulhern

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

Interviews of Alex Anderson aged 84

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

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

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

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

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

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 Carruth aged 91

Interview with John Carruth (b. 1922) who was 91 at the time the interview was recorded. John recalls the Stranraer of his childhood and gives detailed information about shops and businesses within t...

Interviews of Hugh Aitken aged 84

Interview with Hugh Aitken (b. 1930) about his family history and life in Stranraer. Hugh talks about his family history. His father owned the family business, a jeweller's on George Street. From h...

Interviews of Isobel Gibson aged 74

Biographical interview with Isobel Gibson (aged 74), who moved to Gatehouse of Fleet as a toddler. Thereafter, she lived and worked in Glasgow and later, in Dumfries, where she still lives. Isobel's...