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My birth certificate 1938 says Roseneath; father was a gardner on the estate and have photos of the estate cottage. Also pictures of reputedly oldest trees in Scotland called Adam and Eve, probably long chopped down as castle. Prince of Wales used to visit with lady friends sailing in on his yacht, the goings on (...Read full memory)
100 years ago roughly my maternal great grandfather Alfred Akerman owned and managed Ferry Inn, Rosneath. He was owner still in 1930. I have a Ferry Inn brochure (undated)..probably about 1920 because it says guests can be met by limousine or by horse-drawn carriage in Glasgow. Alfred's great (...Read full memory)
I Lived At Rosneath, Ferry Inn. My father was in the Navy and we lived at Ferry Inn during 1952. There were three other families living there, the Thorntons and the Burtons. The Burtons were related to Shackleton, the explorer. My father and his colleagues travelled to and from HMS 'Jupiter' by launch and (...Read full memory)
My father was in the Navy and we lived at Ferry Inn during 1952. There were three other families living there, the Thorntons and the Burtons. The Burtons were related to Shackleton, the explorer. My father and his colleagues travelled to and from HMS Jupiter by launch and we children used to meet them in a (...Read full memory)
I moved here with my Mum and Dad in 1953 for a year. My Dad was in the navy then,and served in the base there. We lived in Heather Cottage in the Clachan, opposite the Post Office. Mr and Mrs Macarthur owned the cottage and we lived upstairs. I used to play with their son Eric in the garden. We had great fun when it (...Read full memory)