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 CemeterySheena 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 ChildrenDeirdre Rattray recalls playing a magic trick on her children.

Days o’ Wine An RosesMary 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 ArchiveLes 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 EgyptThe story of a remarkable family who moved to a croft near Gellan in 1824.

Dinnet And Its Old MinisterA description of how Dinnet used to be as published in the Deeside Field sixty years ago.

The Lost BeatersBrian Black describes what happened when he and his pals went grouse beating in 1977.

Travelling To And From Tarland In 1807An 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.