Memories of Forres

I remember a couple of summer holiday's in Forres in the early 1960s. The Robertsons have lived in Forres since the mid 18th century, in various locations, Market Street, Urquart Street, High Street and Findhorn. My grandfather owned a very successful painting and decorating business in Forres, William (...Read full memory)

Robert Urquhart, as a young man, lived at 9 Mosset Street, Forres. That address may have been accommodation related to his job with the railway. Following his marriage, to Margaret Stewart / Stuart, Bob and Maggie Urquhart  lived at Elmlea Cottage, Forres, where their first-born, Robert William Urquhart, arrived, 14th August, 1896. Elmlea Cottage has gone, possibly to make way for new roading.

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