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Gibson & Lees and Letters & Shoe Leather

The headstones of John Gibson, John Lees and their families can be found in the Auld Kirkyard, New Cumnock. Although, there is no information on either stone to suggest any connection between these two men, they raised their families in … Continue reading

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Mansfield and Pathhead Collieries and the Auld Kirkyard

ROBERT KERR (1803-1864), Mansfield Colliery Robert Kerr was born in 1803 at Sanquhar the son of James Kerr (coal-agent) and Mary Milligan. He married Elizabeth Barrie and together they had four sons and two daughters, all born in Kirkconnel, where … Continue reading

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