History recent additions
We will display new items of interest here whilst also placing them in their permanent location.
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August 2021 - photographs of the Ross brothers, Woodcutters of Culbokie, have been posted on the Rural Life page.
Also, an improved photograph of the Cow Tail Well in the centre of Culbokie has been posted with the identity of the persons at the Well. (Item 10 in the Gallery) Our thanks to Alastair Rose for this information.
Most of the items in the Gallery below were made available by Elspeth Weir, former teacher in the Primary School, who gave a talk to the Culbokie Church Centre Senior Citizens' Friendship Group, 2/3/2020. During the talk members of the audience shared their reminiscences, one of which resulted in this extra paragraph being added to the story of the Findon Hall. "The entrance porch of the old hall was on the left hand side and the kitchen at the far right. There was no heating in the hall and it was always cold. There was a badminton court set out inside and between games members of the club used to sit on the stage at the far right of the hall huddled around a paraffin heater to keep warm. Jock Watt, who later became Director of Leisure for Highland Council, used to take the schoolchildren for PE lessons in the hall and the school parties used to be held there. Scottish country dancing, drama groups and Raymond Bethune's pop band also used the Hall."
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