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Interviews of Felicity Gelder aged 65

EERC/DG/DG13/4
Biographical interview with Felicity Gelder (aged 65) who has spent much of her life in Kirkcudbright. Felicity grew up in 83 and 81 High Street, properties that were owned by her grandmother. She d...

Interviews of Donald Haining

EERC/DG/DG13/13
Interview with Donald Haining who has investigated the history behind, and is involved in the upkeep and care of, Atkinson Place, a development of 18 dwellings in Kirkcudbright which was funded by ano...

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 John Carruth aged 91

EERC/DG/DG26/33
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 James Wolffe aged 54

EERC/DG/DG27/11
Autobiographical interview with James Wolffe who was brought up in Gatehouse of Fleet. James reflects on his childhood and schooling (travelling to school, uniforms, performances) and describes the c...

Interviews of Cecil Wright aged 83

EERC/DG/DG27/12
Autobiographical interview with Cecil Wright who was born in 1934 on Dunscar farm, where his father was a farm-worker. The interview covers his early life, recollections of Hogmanay, dancing, Nationa...

Interviews of Isabel Wells and James McWhirter

EERC/DG/DG46/13
Biographical interview with Isabel Wells (b. 1946) and James McWhirter who both grew up in Croft Terrace, Lochmaben. The pair talk about their childhood, recalling their homes and surrounding areas. ...

Interviews of Jessie McLean aged 95

EERC/DG/DG4/4
Interview with Jessie McLean (b. 1916) who was born in Whithorn where she has lived all her life. Jessie was born into the Jolly family who were a large and well-known family at the top of the town....

Interviews of John Scoular aged 80

EERC/DG/DG4/7
Biographical interview with John Scoular (b. 1931) whose father was minister at Glasserton church until he retired from there in 1946. In this interview John talks about his childhood and remembers t...