Mail-coach and stagecoach from Kirkmaiden to Stranraer.
Date 23 August 1972
Track ID 31298
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1972.158.A5

Original Tape ID

SA1972.158

Summary

Mail-coach and stagecoach from Kirkmaiden to Stranraer.

The Misses McGaw went by mail-coach to Stranraer for music lessons every week. Mr Craigie Irvine drove the stagecoach and Mr Ally Preston drove the mail-coach, which also took passengers and was quicker, though each had two horses. The trip took three hours and cost half a crown.

Recording Location

County - Wigtownshire

Village/Place - Galloway

Item Location

County - Wigtownshire

Language

English

Genre

Information

Collection

SoSS