Other Memories from Ayr

I remember going with my granny to what they led the home leagh on a Wednesday in the new road .during the meeting they came round with peas in vinegar . must have farted all the way home .

I attended Ayr Academy when it was a primary school but left at the end of P.4 when that department closed. But I returned in 1963 after passing the eleven plus, much to my primary school teacher's surprise. So many memories of school. Wandering around between classes in the first year following the pretty senior girls. We all had a thing for Rosie. Playing rugby for the first two years there for the midgets. A team made up of ...see more

Added 09 February 2019
I remember Bobby Rab and his roan & white Clydesdale horse that pulled the big cart with Bobby Rab sitting on it. They worked for Murray Forrest the coal merchant in Beresford terrace and delivered coal. They could be seen in Burns Statue Square with the horse drinking out of the fountain situated opposite the Ayrshire & Galloway Hotel, which is now switched off. Bobby Rab was invariably a bit under the weather and ...see more

I remember going to newton park school and on the corner of walker road and somerset toad was hamilton's tin hut, selling penny drinks (basically coloured water)

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