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:
Community Heritage Conference
Shaun Lowrie and Barrie 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! Click on the image below.
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
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.