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Interviews of Robert Ross aged 71

EERC/DG/DG2/7
Interview with Robert (Rab) Ross who was born in Carsluith. The interview is concerned with Rab's working life and particularly his 32 years at the Creetown quarry. He talks about many aspects of li...

Interviews of Wyllie McCulloch aged 51

EERC/DG/DG2/8
Interview with Wyllie McCulloch who's father bought Auchenlarie farm when he was a child. Initially run as a dairy farm with some beef, pigs, sheep, tatties and racing horses, Auchenlarie was eventua...

Interviews of David Hannay aged 73

EERC/DG/DG2/13
Interview with David Hannay whose family history in Wigtownshire dates back to 1520 (Sorbie) and Kirkdale (c1700). The majority of this interview is concerned with the history of Kirkdale estate and ...

Interviews of Kate Nichol aged 69

EERC/DG/DG2/14
Interview with Kate Nichol who moved to The Weir, on the shore at Carsluith, when she married at 16. Most of the interview is about life in the wooden house there, which she shared with her husband, ...

Interviews of Robert Mitchell aged 78

EERC/DG/DG5/2
Interview with Robert Mitchell. Robert spent some time in Poole where his father was stationed during the war. When he and his mother and sister returned to Kirkcudbright they couldn't return to the...

Interviews of Antony Wolffe aged 92

EERC/DG/DG19/1
Biographical interview with architect, Antony Wolffe (b. 1920) which concentrates on his architectural career in Dumfries and Galloway, especially around his home in Gatehouse of Fleet. Antony talks ...

Interviews of Dan McKie aged 72

EERC/DG/DG33/4
Biographical interview with Dan McKie (b. 1941) who was born in Hampshire and moved to Scotland when he was five, to stay with his granny after his father was demobbed from the RAF. He has lived in D...

Interviews of Netta Cowell

EERC/DG/DG47/14
In this short track, David talks to Netta Cowell, who was born at Kirkmabreck, where her father was manager at the quarry (early 1900s). Netta's family moved to Gretna and then back to Carsluith (and...

Interviews of Mary Nichol

EERC/DG/DG47/15
In this interview Mary Nicholl recalls her time living down the weir in Carsluith. Mary, who was born in Gatehouse-of-Fleet, moved to Carsluith when she was married. She raised her ten children in a...

Interviews of Jim McGuffie

EERC/DG/DG47/18
In this interview DG47/18/1/1 ( track 1 of 4), Jim McGuffie (b.1921) tells David Hannay about his life, especially living and working in the mill - which was owned by his father. Jim, who was just ab...