Echoes 13 2007

You can download the complete edition as a .pdf file HereIt is about 6 megabytes in size.

Or you can download the individual articles listed below:

In Search of PeterSeeking Peter Milne’s grave – by Paul Anderson

Alec & Annie SievwrightA tribute to a remarkable Tarland brother and sister

The Golden Wedding of Lord & Lady Aberdeen, 1927Celebrated by tree-planting at the House of Cromar – by Dorothy Reid

1926 Postcard of Tarland War MemorialFrom Jim Craigmile

Uppeton: The Life and Death of a ‘Fermtoun’Detailed researches by John Nisbet and Joe Wallace

The Life and Work of James TurnerThe story of an evangelical preacher from Peterhead – by James Davidson

Tell Me The Old, Old StoryMoody and Sankey’s NE visit in 1874 – by Joyce Marchant

Casting Your Vote in Tarland pre-1832Extracted from an old book

A Collection of Archive ItemsAll relating to Tarland Free Church – from the CHG archives

To Our Second SkinnerA contemporary tribute to fiddler Alexander Innes – from the CHG archives

When the Crematorium Was a Hotbed of RumourThe tale of a 1944 Aberdeen scandal – by Norman MacKenzie

James and Frances ForbesA personal recollection of a well-known Tarland couple – by Dorothy Reid

Dining With the Earl of Mar in 1550His eating habits uncovered through research by Sheila Sedgwick

Australian Resident in Search of Tarland AncestorsHelp required with family history – by Sandra McRoberts

Something to Think About – Reflections on the importance of History – from James Davidson

A Description of Tarland and Migvie in 1846Extracts from a Topographic Dictionary of Scotland – from Stan Howe

Tarlan’ Market – One of several Doric poems written in 1913 by ‘I. Will’ – from Jim Craigmile

Carved Stone Ball from StrathweltieExtract from The Proceedings of the Scottish Antiquarian Society, 1874

Last Word on the Water Clock at Loch-headAn Evening Express article – from CHG archives

Local Rainfall Chart 1982-2007Data from three local rain gauges