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Interviews of Bill McCaig

In this biographical interview with Bill McCaig (b. early 20th century), he reflects on a lifetime in farming. Bill's father had Challoch farm at a time when most of the work was done by horses and t...

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 Andy Love aged 78

Andy Love, aged 78, was born at Bridge of Aird Farm by Stranraer. In this interview he talks about the many people who were seen about the farm when he was young. This included people who would arri...

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 Jim Wallace

Interview with Jim Wallace (b. 1929) who was born into a farming family at Mull Farm, Kirkcowan. The family then moved to West Ringuinea on the Ardwell estate and Jim started farming there after he l...

Interviews of Vivien Delf

Interview with Vivien Delf, who recalled her childhood visits to rural Wigtownshire in the years after the end of World War 1. Her extended family farmed Auchness, Balgowan and Auchneight and Viven r...

Interviews conducted by Vivian Hastie

Vivian Hastie conducted 1 interview made with 1 interviewee, carried out in 2015.

Interview of 75 year old born at Palnackie

Biographical interview with a 75 year old who was born at Palnackie in 1938. Her family had a small dairy farm and she could remember standing in the milking shed in clogs aged around 4. She also r...

Interviews of Anne McClymont

Biographical interview with Ann McClymont, born Palnackie c.1936 in which she talks about her childhood, teaching and her life as a farmer's wife. Ann talks about school and using a slate for writing...