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- Old Photographs - Gala
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Recent Changes to the Website
25 February 2017 - 2 new pages off "Home" page : "About Us" & "Beautiful Gatehouse in Pictures".
23 February 2017 - 5 photos of folk outside Frullani's shop added to "Old Photographs - Other" - "Various Gatherings"
February 2017 - We are still working on "Who Lived Where" in "Catherine Street" and also "Girthon Graveyard Images"
We recently added a separate section for "Skyreburn School" within "Old Photos - Schools" so that we could
include a list of all children registered from 1928 to 1963.
Also added is a section on "Doctors & Nurses" in "Who Did What".
Modified "Gatehouse Families" to include family trees for Henry & Dalrymple.
6th January 2017 - "Old Photographs - Other" page "Weddings" now has c.10 newspaper weddings from the1970s.
4th January 2017 - Modified "Miss Gatehouse" page in "Who Did What and When"
2nd November 2016 - Gatehouse Volunteers - recently found badge, in "Please Help to Identify".
18th September 2016 - 'Old Photographs - Other' , sub-page 'Weddings' has a new set of wedding photos from the
1950s & 1960's which came from contemporary newspapers.
12th September 2016 - Many additions to local Births, Marriages, Deaths & Obituaries.
28th August 2016 - 'Anwoth Grave Transcriptions' now has a combination of lair records and gravestone transcriptions.
'Anwoth Graveyard Images' walks you through the graveyard with photos of all gravestones.
28th June 2016 - 'Girthon Parish Graveyard' transcriptions have now been combined with Lair Records to give a more
complete coverage of deaths in Girthon.
4th April 2016 - At last we have a reasonbly full set of details for "Who Lived Where" in "Fleet Street".
29th March 2016 - Have a chuckle and admire the bravery of the few in the Gala Calendar 2007 ('Gatehouse Miscellany').
26th March 2016 - Introduced new main heading "Transport Around Gatehouse".
First new page covers the Railway Line and includes links to u-tube and other videos.
7th March 2016 - Updated our collection of various births, marriages & deaths.
27th February 2016 - New section off the main menu "Please Help to Identify".
New page off "Home Page" called "How to do Things on Our Site"
New page off "Old Photographs - Other" - "Gatehouse School 1950s"
24th February 2016 - New section under "Old Photographs - Other" - "Cally House School"
January 2016 - New sections under 'Births, Marriages & Deaths'
- Gravestone transcriptions now included (as well as on sister site 'kirkyards.co.uk')
20th December 2015 - Note on "Gatehouse Town Clock" added to "Gatehouse Miscellany".
14th December 2015 - Re-arranged "Kenspeckle Folk", new pieces on EMU, Jack Henderson & May Gillone.
10th December 2015 - Re-worked 'Gatehouse Miscellany' home page. Bibliography & Chronology updated and tidied up.
- 'Gatehouse 100 years ago' transcribed from 1921 newspaper.
25th November 2015 - More re-design of School Class photos + new sets "School Classes : unidentified" & "School Groups" containing people to be identified (please !).
18th November 2015 - New section of pre-1950 school photos under 'Old Photographs'.
16th November 2015 - a number of new photos in 'Old Photographs - Other' , 'Gatehouse - other'
- some early photos in 'Old Photographs', 'School Other' amended with names from files left by Rita
- there are now photos of Anwoth Church ministers in 'Who Did What'
- New section 'Gatehouse Families' with short notes on Jardines & Palmers, drapers.
- New section under 'Who Lived Where', 'Cally Estate' starts with Cally Lodges.
Sept. to Nov. 2015 - Changed the style of "Old Postcards" and added many cards, including comments where appropriate.
- Short piece on Bert Cox under 'Kenspeckle Folk'.
5th August 2015 - New page created called "History of Gatehouse"
- McMurray Photos moved to be with "Old Photographs"
30th June 2015 - New page "Gatehouse Chronology" added to "Gatehouse Miscellany".
- 1957-8 Gatehouse Secondary Football Team added to "Old Photos", "school - other"
- "Changes to Street Names" in Gatehouse accessed from "Place Names".
- "1908 Skyreburn School - girls" added to "Old Photographs" - "School Classes"
28th June 2015 - After months of 'trauma' we have finally cleared up our interpretation of 'Who Lived Where ?" on "High Street". Please contact us if you find errors. Given the time this has taken, it may be some time before we tackle Catherine Street and Fleet Street.
June 2015 - Major revisions to 'War Service' - 'Servicemen in WW1' carried out between April and June.
22nd January 2015 - Added Guidance Notes on Family History Research : linked via "BMD", "Gravestones" & "Census" sections.
11th November 2014 - 1837 'Search of Incumbrances of Cally' added under "Old Documents".
19th October 2014 - List of schoolteachers in Girthon & Anwoth censuses added under "Who did What and When". - List of ministers in Girthon & Anwoth added under "Who did what and when".
2nd October 2014 - Summaries of Girthon Kirk Session Notes added (under "Births, Marriages & Deaths"). Very useful source for naming fathers of illegitimate children.
14th September 2014 - Selection of Mrs Murray Usher's Xmas cards entered in 'Kenspeckle Folk'.
18th August 2014 - New section on "Miss Gatehouse" added to "Who Did What and When".
10th June 2014 - New section created under War Service called "Story of Gatehouse Folk in WW1".
5th April 2014 - We now have 426 McMurray photos online out of the total set of about 730.
30th October 2013 - "Gatehouse Miscellany" : short piece on Gatehouse Postal Service - Maltese Cross cancel of 1840.
3rd October 2013 - "Gatehouse Miscellany" : short pieces on Gatehouse Halfpenny, Coat of Arms, Bibliography