Oral History

 

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The Friends’ have captured Forresians’ memories to give future generations an idea of what life was like in the Royal Burgh in the 20th Century.  You can listen to a selection of the recordings below and can access all interviews at the Falconer Museum.

 “Steam Engine” from Falconer Museum by Rita Taylor


“Baillie Bridge” from Falconer Museum by Rita Taylor

“Applegrove” from Falconer Museum by Rita Taylor

“Playing In The Mosset Bun 02” from Falconer Museum Oral History by Chris Bridgeford.

“First Academy Meal” from Falconer Museum Oral History by Pegie Gordon.

“Passing the Kettle” from Falconer Museum Oral History by Peggie Gordon.

“The Gymnasium in Forres Academy” from Falconer Museum Oral History by Peggie Gordon.

 “Elephants in The Park” from Falconer Museum Oral History by Peggie Gordon

 “Temperence Society Visit” from Falconer Museum Oral History by Gordon Macdonald

 “Politics in 1930s” from Falconer Museum Oral History by Hilda Cumiskie. 

 “German Invasion ” from Falconer Museum Oral History by Hilda Cumiskie. 

“The Political Dog ” from Falconer Museum Oral History by David Morgan.