Creetown, Carlsuith Cottages c.1960

Photo ref: C608023

Memories of Creetown


I was born in Harbour Street in 1946 then in 1948; moved to one of the new houses built post war (22 Louden Place). I remember well all the families; Herries, Cronnie, Cowan, Eadie, Hughes, Parker, McCallum, Brown, McDowall, Boyle, Barras, Galloway ,Ross, Longridge, Timony, McGuffie, Coltart, Muir, Gray, Lupton (...Read full memory)

I lived at 2 Chain Road in the 50's sandwiched between the Loves and the Harveys with my parents and brothers, Jeff and Richard. The Lindsays lived two doors away with Johnny and Gillian. Our neighbour's were great characters especially Mr and Mrs Love who had an open house so we were in and out with Reggie all the time. Gowan (...Read full memory)

I have picked 1953 because I was ten then. My father, Willie, was a Hughes and my mother, Ekbery, was a Farrell. There were loads of us in the Ferry. I lived in 9 St John St then we moved the 5 Louden Place when it was built. My father was a shot firer at the quarry until he got blown up and (...Read full memory)

I left Creetown 50 years ago to live and work in Suffolk. I have happy memories of playing football with about 20 aside each night and went back the next night to carry on with the score. I used to love watching Creetown FC and their players were your heroes in those days. Fairy Cowan played for my other team QOS (...Read full memory)

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