Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Byrness, 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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Well, Byrness Utd, the lads in the village made the team up. We played local villages - we made the goal posts out of trees and we nicked the paint out of dad's shed to mark the pitch - this was around the year of 1967-68. We saved up for the kit which was orange and white - we wanted Chelsea kit, but the bloke who went to (...Read full memory)
I remember summers being summers & winters being hellish with feet upon feet of snow. Being snowed in for weeks, but Mam always had a full pantry. You had to be really organised and I dont remember ever being hungry. Summer was for picnics up byrness hill, or swimming at the ford, where loads of mothers would meet (...Read full memory)