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Photograph of Charles, Margaret and Hannah MacFadyen, Middleton, ca 1900

Sepia photograph of siblings Charles (1847-1930), Margaret (1850-1935) and Hannah (1855-1939) MacFadyen, Middleton, around 1900. They were the children of Allan & Amelia MacFadyen who ran the Scarinish Inn in the mid-1800s.



Audio cassette recording of Jean MacCallum, Balevullin talking to Maggie Campbell in 2000.

(Continued from AC238) Jean MacCallum of Balevullin talks to Maggie Campbell in 2000 about pilgrims preaching in Balevullin School and about going to church, the names and location of various rocks and cliffs near Balevullin, carrageen and fishing, how crofting now is not as close to nature, Easter and the different moons, potatoes and crops that used to be grown, natural fertilisers, the faster pace of life now, Cattle Shows, Clydesdale horses and knitting.