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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 Bobby Gemmell

In this Interview, the first of two recorded with Bobby Gemmill, aged 78, he recalls his early life on the Lochnaw estate. At that time, Lochnaw was leased by the Pollock family and supported a subst...

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...

Interviews conducted by Vivian Hastie

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

Interviews conducted by Ailsa Fortune

Ailsa Fortune conducted a total of 2 recordings with 2 interviewees, carried out in 2018.

Interviews of Helen Stewart Harmer aged 90

This is one of a series of interviews conducted by Kirsty Roberston on the theme of the kitchen. In this interview, Helen Stewart Hammer (aged 90) talks about her family moving into a brand new counc...

Interviews of May Sisi aged 88

Short biographical interview with May Sisi, aged 88 and born in Newton Stewart. May speaks about her job as a booking clerk with the railways during World War 2. She could remember the rabbits going...

Interviews of John McColm aged 95

Short biographical interview with John McColm, aged 95. John talks about his early working life, with the army as an invoices clerk (he was diabetic so unable to become an active soldier). He worked...

Interviews of Mollie Carnan aged 77

Short biographical interview with Mollie Carnan who had lived in the Newton Stewart area all her life. Her father was a forester on the Cumloden estate and the family stayed there in a cottage withou...