Echoes 14  2008

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An Eerie Experience in a Tarland GlenA new story –  by Norman MacKenzie

Some Memories Of Tarland Shows Long PastWith a photo-gallery of past shows – by Dorothy Reid

Tarland Businesses in the 1950sInformation from advertisements in the 1950 Show Catalogue of Entries

Aspects of the Early Years of Tarland SchoolParts 3 and 4 dealing with Curriculum and Domestic Matters – by Nigel Healey Plus a bonus post-script to Part 2

Schules an Sheep Faulds bi the DeeReminiscences of distant school days – by Alistair Taylor

On The Earlier Antiquities Of The District Of Cromar, In AberdeenshireAn 1853 report by John Stuart of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

A Daughter’s TaleResearches into the life of her mother in the early part of last century and the particular impact of World War One – by Joyce Marchant

The Loons Fa Niver Grew AulA moving account of the loss of two brothers during World War One – by Belle Green

The SurvivorSheena Blackhall’s poem reflecting on the grim realities of returning from WorldWar One without the two brothers above

Observations arising from previous atriclesKen Glennie’s responses to articles from previous issues of the CHG Echoes

The Old Manse  Of TullochmacarrickAnother look at Glengairn in days gone by  – by Sheila Ross

The Knowledge and Use of Scots Amongst Primary Pupils on Upper DeesideExtracts from an academic study – by Sheena Blackhall

SporransResearches into the history and evolution of sporrans – by Ian Taylor

Morven JamieA well-remembered tale of this legendary cateran and his legacy – by Charlie Anderson 

The Shore Porters Society  1498 – 2008A selective history of this fascinating Aberdeen Society inspired by seeing Founded in 1498 on their lorries – by Sheila Ross

An Expanding VillageAn early report on a map-based study of village housing –  by Peter Craig

The Minister, the Doctor and the CorpseNewspaper cuttings of an acrimonious exchange of views from 1880 –  by Peter Craig