In 1974 I began researching the Buchan Lineage, which of course lead me back to Scotland, and Auchmacoy. My own blood had been three brothers who were local masons in the early 1700's and I longed to see their work. I had contact with Chief Captain David Buchan and his secretary Barbara Playdon, who were very gracious ...Read full memory
I moved into Oldyards on the estate fresh from Leeds, totally unprepared for a life up there, but it was the best time of my life. I got to know the estate pretty well and was interested, Captain Buchan was a mine of information. Barbara Playdon (secretary), became a good friend, lots of special memories! Was always ...Read full memory
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