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Events leading up to Crossbasket Possession II

Exploring the events that led up to the early possession of Crossbasket Castle…..continued on from previous article. “Before we leave Mains Castle, I’d like to add a few further notes. Speaking of nearby Mains Castle, the house of the Lindsays, in particular, the ruins of it in 1793, “It is wholly in ruins,” said David Ure […]

David Dunsmuir, Blantyre convoy veteran

The “Arctic Convoys – Men and Ice” exhibition opens this Monday in Edinburgh and tells the stories of survivors of the Arctic Convoys. These were the brave sailors who worked in some of the harshest conditions of the war, on board ships, on frozen, icy waters in bitter cold Arctic winds, all the time fearing the German U-boats below. The […]