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

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

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Dumfries