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Benwhat and Corbie Craigs

Robert Farrell

Benwhat and Corbie Craigs

a brief history

by Robert Farrell

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Published by Published jointly by Cumnock and Doon Valley District Council and Manpower Services Commission in Cumnock .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Benwhat (Strathclyde) -- History.,
  • Corbie Craigs (Strathclyde) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Farrell.
    ContributionsCumnock and Doon Valley District Council.., Great Britain. Manpower Services Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15339840M
    ISBN 100950656828
    OCLC/WorldCa16611086

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Benwhat and Corbie Craigs by Robert Farrell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ch 6 Benwhat & Corbie Craigs. Ch 7 Auld Craigmark. Ch 8 Death Knell of Cumnock & Doon Valley mining. Ch 9 Bygone Lethanhill.

Ch 10 Benwhat - Random Reflections. Ch 11 Poem - Benwhat Memories. Ch 12 Big-hearted Beoch. Ch 13 Poem - Benbeoch Memories.

Ch 14 Beoch - A Great Wee Place. Ch 15 Reflections of Cairntable. Ch 16 Cairntable Capers. We visited the sites of 3 lost villages, Corbie Benwhat and Corbie Craigs book, Benwhat and Lethanhill which were all vacated around /54 when residents moved to Waterside and Patna, where they had the luxury of.

Buy Benwhat and Corbie Craigs: a Brief History by Robert Farrell (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Robert Farrell. b) The line of the mineral railway running from Lethanhill to Benwhat with a branch line connecting the latter to Corbie Craigs, constructed in and now marked by a grassy track.

c) The line of the mineral railway and incline running from the W end of Waterside to Corbie Craigs, constructed inabandoned in and now marked by a.

Football Books Football History. Football Club Histories (A-C) Football Club Histories (D-H). Although Corbie Craigs may have originally been intended to be the centre of a large hillside mining community, its growth was stopped by the shift of interest to Lethanhill and Benwhat.

The need to develop mines higher up the plateau allowed the Iron Company to build Benwhat, built between the early s andand totalling houses. This book was published on 24 February and covers Lethanhill/Burnfoothill; Benwhat; Corbie Craigs; Craigmark; Beoch (also known as North Beoch); Kerse; Tongue Row and Cairntable.

The story is told largely from the personal reminiscences of former villagers. Ayrshire History. Home Ayrshire Bibliography Search.

Previous page Next page. Ayrshire Bibliography by author: E - F. Elliot, G. Scott et al, eds. Fauna, Flora and Geology of the Clyde Area. Papers from the meeting of the British Association, "Benwhat and Corbie Craigs; a brief History"by Robert Farrell, published by Cumnock and Doon Valley District Council, Council Offices, Lugar, CUMNOCK, Ayrshire KA 18 3 JQ, Scotland.

Cemeteries "Pre Gravestone Inscriptions; an index for Carrick, Ayrshire" edited by Alison Mitchell, and published in Edinburgh in by the Scottish.

This new book was published on 24 February, It has 18 chapters and is illustrated with photographs and two maps. The story is told of Lethanhill/Burnfoothill; Benwhat; Corbie Craigs; Craigmark; Beoch; Kerse; Tongue Row and Cairntable.

A Stream collecting and flowing from north Side of Benwhat in a westerly direction forming the Parish Boundary between Dalmellington & Coylton thence flowing in a Southerly direction through Corbie Craigs till it joins Dunaskin Burn at the head of Dunaskin Glen.

Buy Benwhat and Corbie Craigs: A brief history by Farrell, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Robert Farrell. Hi all Hoping someone can help in deciphering an entry in an census return I have recently acquired from SP an image of the census for my 4G grandparents William & Catherine Hunter (ms Weir) who were listed at Main Street, Anderston in.

NS40NE 20 to For Dalmellington, Waterside Ironworks (NS ) and related monuments, see NS40NW Includes NS40NE 23 Rough Burn mine. For railway across mine, see NS40NE There are 18 short chapters: three describe Patna and its worthies; one concerns the Dalmellington Iron Company, a major employer in the district; and the remainder deal with the small settlements of miners' rows that have since disappeared - Burnfoothill and Lethanhill, Benwhat (Benquhat), Corbie Craigs, Craigmark, Kerse, Cairntable, Tongue.

Corbie Craigs, the first of our deserted settlements came into view. This was a settlement of 10 houses, still well preserved, built by the Iron Works around to help exploit the ironstone in the area. Its development was arrested because of the bigger ironstone deposits found higher up. Nevertheless it was inhabited until   brown family mcclinton (and variants), mcfarlane, buchanan,murray,caskie(and variants) hay family.

mcpherson Continued entries/extra info [Page] Dalmellington Parish Parts of Sheets, 40, 46, 47, 52, & 53 Name -- Page Auchenroy Bridge -- 40 Ayr & Dalmellington Railway -- The hills around the Doon Valley in East Ayrshire held a wealth of coal, ironstone and limestone.

The Dalmellington Iron Company employed these to produce pig iron at its works at Dunaskin. Benwhat and Corbie Craigs: A brief history Paperback – Import, January 1, by Robert Farrell (Author) › Visit Amazon's Robert Farrell Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Robert Farrell. I am wondering what Pals know of memorials in ghost towns. I know of at least one in what was Bankhead, Alberta. It was a coal mining town until or so. Now it is Banff National Park. The memorial still stands just off the road.

I would have missed it except I was riding my bicycle and moving. Meeting at the entrance to Chalmerston, we exchanged New Year greetings and welcomed Alan McQuiston, still actively engaged at the chalk face (or maybe the smartboard face would be more accurate) and Andrew, Jim’s son, fresh from saving the Borders from floods and a partner in the civil engineering firm Dinnett, Dunnit and Dammit.It once ran to Corbie Craigs and Benquhat (Benwhat) before going down into Dunaskin, but open cast mining has obliterated much of the hillside.

We’re planning a future walk from Dalmellington up towards Benwhat, and will report back on whether it’s possible to walk right along. In the meantime, get your wellies on and get out there!