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The contributor thinks he is probably the only man alive who..., April 1956

Track ID : 4502

The contributor thinks he is probably the only man alive whose father knew the Ettrick Shepherd.

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The contributor's family history; sheep sales., April 1956

Track ID : 4504

The contributor's family history; sheep sales. The contributor was the youngest of ten. His father died about 70 years ago [said in 1956]. A hirsel (one man's charge) was about 700 sheep. Every d...

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The contributor's father and mother and their different languages., April 1956

Track ID : 4507

The contributor's father and mother and their different languages. The contributor knows more Gaelic songs than English. His father was Lowland born and his mother was from the north. When they ma...

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Taking care of sheep in winter., April 1956

Track ID : 4508

Taking care of sheep in winter. Asked about whisky being used to treat sheep, the contributor is not familiar with this. It was hard work keeping them out of the drifts when it snowed in winter. O...

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The contributor's working life as shepherd, stalker, gasworker., April 1956

Track ID : 4510

The contributor's working life as shepherd, stalker, gasworker. The contributor was a shepherd with his father until the sheep were cleared off the land to make way for the deer. Then he got a job...

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Pipes belonging to Balranald's great-grandfather., 09 April 1973

Track ID : 18185

Pipes belonging to Balranald's great-grandfather. The contributor has pipes which Balranald's great-grandfather had at the Battle of Coruna. They still [1973] play well.

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The Stewarts and the Higgins interrelated by various marriag..., October 1972

Track ID : 15313

The Stewarts and the Higgins interrelated by various marriages. The Huntly Stewarts are related to the Aberdeenshire Stewarts. Geordie Stewart, a scrap metal dealer who got a licence to collect th...

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Few Travellers married in the old days so people took their..., October 1972

Track ID : 15318

Few Travellers married in the old days so children took their mother's name. Belle Stewart's husband's father, John Stewart, was not really a Traveller but married Agnes MacPhee or Campbell. Very ...

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Singers and storytellers in Belle Stewart's family., October 1972

Track ID : 15324

Singers and storytellers in Belle Stewart's family. Belle Stewart's husband's father, John Stewart, was a fine singer. In her own family her father was the singer, but died aged 34 when she was on...

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Biographies: Shooting Hill Davy Stewart; Bessie Brown, pipin..., October 1972

Track ID : 15353

Contributors : Stewart, Belle, 1906-1997 (41)

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Biographies: Shooting Hill Davy Stewart; Bessie Brown, piping teacher. Davy Stewart, known as Shooting Hill Davy, died on the day of the recording. Alec Stewart's father was his uncle. Davy used t...

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