Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Forfar, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.
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People in my class at Forfar Academy included; John Hopkinson, George Peters, Ronald Cable, Ian Donald, Peggy Bell, Diana Thomson, Ray Irvine, Jean Kerr and Frances Stewart. Other names I remember were; Bruce Smith, Ella Clark, Barry McMath, George Maxwell, Robin and Roy Wood, Andrew Massie, Bill Stephen, Bessie (...Read full memory)
I was born in Forfar in 1928, and in 1940 after the fall of Poland, I was taken by my mother to see a march past of Polish troops at County Buildings, Forfar. I seem to recall that General Sikorski was taking the salute, but I might be mistaken.