Barbaraville Memories

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I was born and brought up in Barbaraville, spending the first 27 years of my life there before moving to Culloden, near Inverness. I will always remember it as an idyllic little place to grow up as a child. Many a happy hour was spent excavating the little sandbank just down from Sutor View in search of (...Read full memory)

I lived in Barbaraville (Alder Cottage) from roughly 1982-1987 with my parents before I moved away to work. I loved this village and had many, many memories but one which is a big achievement for me was when ... Two young guys from the village had made a 'homemade' raft and (...Read full memory)

My dad was born at Rose Cottage, had 2 brothers William and Colin, also 2 sisters - don't know much about them. The boys grew up in the Workhouse would love to know more.