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Iain Watt

My Great Grandfather Francis Watt was born Lumphanan & married Jane Cruickshank. Francis was the son of George Watt & Jane Dunn of Lumphanan. Jane Cruickshank was the daughter of James Cruickshank & Jane Williams who had the Post Office & General Store at Park Hill, Lumphanan. The Watt Family have been in the Lumphanan/Alford area since approximately 1760. The other families which married into the Watt Line and the Watts who married into other local lines are Emslie, Leslie, Adam, Cruickshank, Berrie, Pratt, Tough, Coutts, McLennan & Stewart.

At Alford Mart A.Emslie, Balfluig and J. Milne, Kingsford.
Mains of Cushnie Emslie family from 1954.
Alford Train Station staff L to R: A.Adam, W.Angus, A.Lorimer, J.Anderson, A.Coutts, A.Smith, A Birnie (signalman and poet), W...
Alford Inter WRI Bulb Show Mrs C.N. Leith-Hay presents the cup to Mrs Thomson
Mayday in Alford L to R: Catherine Stewart, Elizabeth McDonald, Duncan Wright, Esther Dingwall, ...
Civic Dignitaries at the Alford Fountain L to R standing: Mr Ogg (road surveyor), Dr Smith (Crobhalair), Mr James Reid (Greystone),Mr James ...
Dunnydeer Hill and Castle, Insch. Dunnydeer Castle is a Medieval castle (1260) built on a much earlier vitrified fort dating to Ist mi...
Balfluig Castle Built 1556, unoccupied from 1753. Restored 1966. Excellent view of Bennachie in the background.
Presentation to Alex Morrison Back row: sixth from left Peter Reid, seventh from left Jimmy Cowe, eigth from left Alex Robertson. ...
Main Street, Alford Taken from the Haughton Arms.
Alford Main Street A beautiful hand tinted photograph.
Kirkton of Tough View from south.
Dunnydeer Hill and Castle, Insch. Dunnydeer Castle is a Medieval castle (1260) built on a much earlier vitrified fort dating to Ist mi...

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