Letter: Memories stirred

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I don’t think the Down memory lane photograph in the Courier of September 22 is 1930s.

Never mind recognising grandparents or great-grandparents, I
recognise my father Robert MacDougall and his brother Duncan
MacDougall along with several others.

Kathleen McGougan,

Dell Road,




As my brother Leslie, 72, from Carluke states, in last week’s Courier, I recognise my father Dougal McArthur in the Argyll Bowling Club picture, second from left in the back row.

In the Second World War he served on minesweepers in the seas round Bermuda.

Including myself and Leslie there were six children – my sisters Margaret, May and Enid, and a brother John. We stayed in a three-storey block in the Roading.

I did not play bowls but I remember once dad took me to the club and we won a competition called ‘The Pennies’ – I was given a sixpence.

Dugald McArthur, 81,