Tag Archives: Heritage trail

John Paterson – Banker

One of the headstones that we have selected for the School Discovery trail is that of William Hunter. In 1860, the City of Glasgow Bank opened a branch at Pathhead with William as its agent – the first banker in … Continue reading

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School (trail) blazers

New Cumnock Primary School blazed a trail for other schools outwith the Kilmarnock area with a visit to the marvellous Burns Monument Centre (BMC). Heritage Services officer Ross McGregor said: “It’s the first time a school outside the Kilmarnock area … Continue reading

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School on the Discovery Trail

As part of the ‘Auld Kirk and Village Heritage Trail’ project pupils from Primary 6 of New Cumnock Primary School began their research into ten family lairs in the Auld Kirkyard. Class teacher Allison Smith, two parent helpers and twenty-four … Continue reading

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On the trail of our heritage

The New Cumnock Liaison Group (NCLG) meeting kicked off with an update presentation on the New Cumnock Auld Kirkyard and Village Heritage Trail project. The proposed route of the trail showing selected sites for interpretation panels was shown and the … Continue reading

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