Ploughing Up Our Past

Ploughing Up Our Past Online

Cumnock History Group have researched the history of 422 farms in the neighbouring parishes of Old Cumnock, New Cumnock, Auchinleck and Ochiltree, many of which no longer exist.

This project is funded by the National Lottery Heritage fund and supported by the Coalfield Communities Landscape Partnership and East Ayrshire Council.

Below you will find links to view our findings

Audio interviews

Interviews conducted in 2021 with older members of the farming community on their memories and experiences of farming in Ayrshire

Interview transcripts

Interviews conducted in 2021 with older members of the farming community on their memories and experiences of farming in Ayrshire

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This project is funded by the National Lottery Heritage fund and supported by the Coalfield Communities Landscape Partnership and East Ayrshire Council.

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