Old Photograph Elrig Scotland

Old photograph of cottages and houses in Elrig village located three miles North of Port William, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Elrig is the birthplace of author and naturalist Gavin Maxwell, who was born at the House of Elrig. Gavin, born 15 July 1914, died 7 September 1969, was best known for his work with otters. He wrote the book Ring of Bright Water in 1960 about how he brought an otter back from Iraq and raised it in Scotland. Ring of Bright Water sold more than a million copies and was made into a film starring Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna in 1969. The title Ring of Bright Water was taken from a poem by Kathleen Raine, who said in her autobiography that Maxwell had been the love of her life.

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Old Photograph Kirkinner Scotland

Old photograph of houses, cottages and children in Kirkinner village located three miles South West of Wigtown, Scotland. Reverend Andrew Symson was minister and the personal friend and parish clergyman of David Dunbar at Kirkinner. He wrote a poem on the morning of the funeral of Janet Dunbar at Kirkinner in 1669 which may have been read at the funeral. Her strange death on the night of her marriage forms the basis of the plot of Walter Scott's The Bride of Lammermoor.

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Old Photograph Interior Gean House Alloa Scotland

Old photograph of the interior of Gean House on Tullibody Road in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland.

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Old Photograph Queen Elizabeth II High School Kirkcaldy Fife Scotland

Old photograph of Queen Elizabeth II at the High School in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.

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Tour Scotland Video Rocky Road to Dublin Festival Fringe Edinburgh



Tour Scotland video of Matthew Dames singing Rocky Road to Dublin in Hunter Square on ancestry visit to the Festival Fringe in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Tour Scotland Video Vincent Song Royal Mile Festival Fringe Edinburgh



Tour Scotland video of Matthew Dames singing Vincent in Hunter Square on ancestry visit to the Festival Fringe in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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