Echoes 22 2016
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Before Alastrean – Simon Welfare has searched the Haddo archives for the story behind the House of Cromar.
Tarland’s Shops – as they used to be – Joyce Marchant looks back at the amazing range of shops in Tarland 100 years ago.
The Mysterious Affair At Craigmyle – Jim Forbes’ nose for an interesting story with a local twist leads him to Craigmyle House.
Bovaglie, Glen Girnock– James Davidson explores the lives of the people that lived in this special place.
Coull Cemetery – Sheena Blackhall is moved to reflect on the words of a gravedigger.
Outing To Ladieswell Blue Cairn And Knocksoul Burial Kist – Mike Rattray describes a very interesting CHG outing in July.
The Mystery Of The Disappearing Children – Deirdre Rattray recalls playing a magic trick on her children.
Days o’ Wine An Roses – Mary Munro shares vivid memories of visiting her grandparents at Pitline.
Dear Brother…. – A letter written at Migvie in 1820 leads Peter Craig into some interesting research.
Cromar History Group Archive – Les Ellis and Veronica Ross bring us up-to-date with the work of the Archive team.
Crossfold – Paddy Heron and James Davidson express concern about the future of an unusual building.
Charles Murray And His Poetry – Joyce Marchant delights in how skilfully this local poet observes the NE character.
Trials And Tribulations – A local shopkeeper is convicted of selling poisons unlawfully.
The Rosses Of Egypt – The story of a remarkable family who moved to a croft near Gellan in 1824.
Dinnet And Its Old Minister – A description of how Dinnet used to be as published in the Deeside Field sixty years ago.
The Lost Beaters – Brian Black describes what happened when he and his pals went grouse beating in 1977.
Travelling To And From Tarland In 1807 – An 1807 map shows that the routes in and out of Tarland were surprisingly different.
Tarland School Reunion 2016 – Alasdair Gunn shares a photograph and describes a very successful get-together.