Recreating Our Past
Our new self-funded project is to retake old photos of Cumnock and compare them, then and now showing what has changed and what is still there.
We have 60 photos to recreate. See them here 60 old photos
This is an activity that young and old can enjoy. Groups also can work together on this.
Photos to be taken between now and the end of August.
Flyer with instructions here rop flyer to print A5
Discover the history of your town!
Make a gift to preserve Cumnock’s history
If you feel that you would like to donate a money gift to CHG to help us continue our research into the people and places of Cumnock, click the arrow below.
Monthly Meetings on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:15 pm in the Barrhill Community Centre, Bank Avenue, Cumnock.
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Become a member
Membership of The Cumnock History Group is open to anyone with an interest in the history and heritage of Cumnock and its inhabitants.
Cumnock People & Places
Featuring Cumnock footballer Tom McCall Smith who was the Captain of Preston North End in in 1938 when they won the FA Cup. Jenny Smith tells us about her relation here
Cumnock Men & Women who served in WWI
CHG members Kay McMeekin and the late Bobby Grierson have researched many of these soldiers in the Cumnock Soldiers Blog which you can add your own information to.
The group emerged as a result of the Memory Bank workshops for Raising the Bar – the archaeological dig focused on the site of the old Tup Inn on Lugar Street earlier this year and run by Northlight Heritage