The hills around Carsphairn have sadly been the site of several air crashes, including Cairnsmore of Carsphairn, Benniner and near Brockloch. We have…
Documents relating to Carsphairn Church, the United Presbyterian Church and Lamloch Church.
The Show has been held since 1876 and is the busiest day in the year of the upland community, It has been held every year except for the war years,…
Drawing and maps used in the 1996 exhibition.
During the second world war, ordinary people were encouraged to fundraise to provide Spitfires to the war effort. The people of Haymarket raised the…
Our 2012 exhibition is a celebration of the life of a highly respected and much loved Carsphairn inhabitant, Lt. Colonel John Clark Kennedy, MC, of…
Drawings created for exhibitions by Heritage members.
Estate maps from Carsphairn and the surrounding area.
Photos from talk given to the Group by Mr Archie Thom about the photographic collection of his mother, May Sloan.
His mother had a great love for…
Carsphairn Parish is home to several key elements of the Galloway Hydroelectric Power Scheme, which runs from Loch Doon in the north down the sea at…
Diana Lawrence, or Di to her friends was born in Glasgow in 1911. She lived most of her life in Carsphairn; attended the village school and later,…
Various documents relating to CHG.
Below is table of previous property names often used in the Cenuses.
Known as in 1896
Called in 1996
4 Greenhead Mains The…
A collection of the leaflets the Heritage Group produced to promote our yearly exhibitions.
Our collection of documents ranging from poetry and newspaper clippings to order books and receipts.
Written and transcribed memories of local people.
Farming has been the main industry in the Carsphairn area for centuries.
Memorials found in and around Carsphairn. Locations include Carsphairn Kirkyard and the War Memorial at the Liggate.
Also includes air crashes.
The people and families who have lived and worked in the area. Persons have been named where their identities are known.
Collection of postcards showing Carsphairn through the ages. Some have been annotated by their original owners to show changes to the area.
The complied histories, including family trees, of some of our local families.
Many families emigrated from here to Australia, Canada and the USA…
We hold a large collection of artefacts donated by local people. Themes include: household, wartime, lighting, sport & leisure, tools and school.