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Cumnock Carnival

We put in a request to the Scottish Screen Archive to make available the Cine Film ‘CUMNOCK CELEBRATION, JUNE 1951’ by John Nimmo and they have agreed! The link is here on their website:

1961 Stevensons’ Staff Dance by Stanley Taylor

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Community Heritage Conference
Shaun Lowrie and Barry MacMillan present the community archaeology work in Cumnock at the Community Heritage Conference in November this year. This is about the Raising the Bar project and the History Group formation. Very enjoyable and informative watching!

A Drive Through Cumnock
New member Campbell Tanner, from Cumnock, shared his video of ‘A drive through Cumnock on Sunday 16th July 1989’ – no sound. Good to see auld parts of the Toon!

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

Professional Photographers

some examples of the work of early portrait photographers working in Cumnock

Wilhelm Hess active from 1892 unto the 1910s at 23 Ayr Rd (Ballantine’s studio). He also had a studio in Miller Road Ayr.

John Ballantine

Andrew Miller

Colin Campbell

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