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Stewarton Viaduct 2008

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Springwell Place 1860

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The Lambertons of Cocklebie farm, Stewarton.

Cocklebie farm, photo taken  around 1960, after the new hay shed was built.

The Lamberton family.1965 reading left to right, Willie, John ,Alec, Mary and Robert. Brother James was living in Leeds at this time. The young lady in the front is Pat Hare who married Robert.

Kilmarnock Standard article from January 22nd, 1971.

Cocklebie Farm taken in 1913.  The young ladies shown are in the foreground Agnes (Nan), aged 7 and in the background are Janet aged 18 and Mary aged 16. It is difficult to determine which is which of the latter two.  You can also see part of the “horse mill” on the left in the “close” as it was always called.

The horse mill in snow, Alec on left, John on right. C:1940

In the stackyard, C:1966.   From left Robert, Alec, Willie and John.Not long after this photo was taken, the farm was sold for new housing  and the family retired to live out their lives  at Noblehill, Kilmarnock.

 Alex in one of the first vans used for delivery, C:1940.

John with his horse delivery set up, c :1936

Agnes Lamberton, Nan , outside Robert Curries ‘ shop in Main street, now “ Bonnellies”, C:1930

Photo c:1963 of the family  enjoying the afternoon “Piece”. Left to right two dogs, Don and Roy, then John, James, Willie then  Robert on the right.

 Robert on ground on right passing hay to Willie standing on a Kyle Cooperage barrel who passes it to John on top.

lovely!fond memories!!

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Hay stacks in the “stackyard” at Cocklebie

1880, Stewarton Orchestra. GGrandfather, John Lamberton ,sitting front left.


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