Memories of Dumfries

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Dumfries by John Starley

Memories Of Growing Up In Dumfries

I was born in Cresswell maternity hospital at Dumfries on May 13th 1959, my name was Ann Little. My mum came from Clerkhill, one side of the Nith and my dad came ...Read full memory

A memory of Dumfries by Ann Milligan

Uncle Syd N Aunty Chrissie

my aunt chrissie and uncle syd stayed just under the arch and i remember their black n white cat lying at the doorstep. When my uncle used to take me a walk around the ...Read full memory

A memory of Dumfries by Fiona Jardine

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Dumfries

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Dumfries by Judith Dunlop

Christmas Dinners At The Tower

my dad alex who was killed in an accident in 1953 was major johnsons batman during the war,after his death my mother and sisters and i went there for our christmas ...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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Dumfries by Janet Rogerson

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