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Sanquhar Memories

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Although not born in Sanquhar, I used to visit a family there about 45 years ago. They stayed above what is now Norman's Furniture shop. The lady was called Nellie, can't remember her husband, but they had a son called Ivy. None of my relations can remember them. If any one rembers them can they post a reply please as I would like to know it was not all a dream!!!

Was tasked (with my fellow sappers) with the building of 2 wooden bridges with my colleagues of 103 Field Squadron RE. I would love to know if they are still standing and what the area where they were built in is called - some day I intend to visit this place and re-visit some happy (...Read full memory)

I was born in Sanquhar in Jan 1956, in my house in Deer Park, which is not far from Sanquhar castle. I used to go to the castle most days, go to the top and play there all day, used to play over the brae heads with my pals, and one good friend Gordon Ralston. We would make tents with blankets over the fence (...Read full memory)