Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
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Gillfield Terrace

My grandmother and grandfather brought up their children at (I believe) 16 Gillfield Terrace. Subsequently, my aunt lived in the same cottage. I visited in about 1952 and have, what I think are vivid memories of that extended holiday. Gillfield Terrace was Craigs Road, and I think my grandparents are buried in St Michael's ...Read full memory

A memory of Dumfries

Dumfries Old Stable Block

Syd and Chrissie Harvey used to live in the flat above the archway when he worked for the town council as the foreman gardener. I lived on the other side of the building. To the right of the archway, on the ground floor, were offices. Previous to this photo there were lovely grounds and mature planting which had ...Read full memory

A memory of Dumfries by Janet Rogerson

Growing Up In Dumfries

I was born in 1950 at Cresswell Hospital and brought up in Greenbrae Loaning till I left to move up to West Lothian when I was eighteen. Went to Noblehill School then Marchmount in 1961/62. My maiden name was Wilson and my dad being Willie Wilson, goalkeeper for Queen of the South. I am now living in Beattock with ...Read full memory

A memory of Dumfries by Judith Dunlop