Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
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National Service

I was posted to Dumfries in december 1951 to do 8 weeks training in the RAF Regiment. Although it was winter and rather rigorous, I did enjoy my time there and liked the town and remember looking around in Robert Burns ...Read full memory

A memory of Dumfries by John Starley

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 ...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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Dumfries by Judith Dunlop