Down Memory Lane, January 4 2019

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Sarah McFadzean was fascinated to read in last Friday’s Courier about the Kintyre buses of old.

Ms McFadzean said that her grandfather Johnny Sinclair, no relation that she is aware of to the Dr Sinclair who published the book, drove buses himself and she sent the Courier his photo.

Ms McFadzean said he bought the nursery in Glenbarr and brought up his family there, two sons Peter and Iain.

In more recent times Glenbarr Nurseries was sold and the new owners discovered an old bus driver’s badge under the floorboards which belonged to Johnny Sinclair.

Ms McFadzeen said she has heard that Glenbarr Stores, Cafe and Garden plan to display the badge in the shop along with her photo.

Johnny Sinclair on his bus. Ms McFadzean did not give a date. NO_c01memorylane01