Ardwell, Auchness Castle c.1950
Memories of Ardwell
My grandfather is James Kiltie from Ayr and I believe him to be the same coalminer referred to above, my father is also James Kiltie as am I. We currently live in the southwest of England and my brother Duncan has just added another James Kiltie to the list.
I have researched my family history and discovered that , my great 4 x grandfather was living in this area My ancestors were also born around the Sorbie area, and I have gone back to the 1841 census for Ardwell, where I found Barnard Kilty, born in Ireland, occupation, Flax Dresser, and his wife Elizabeth from Stoneykirk, (...Read full memory)