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Bob Michie

My Grandfather was William Smith Riddell, Son of Annie Riddell & ?.
Born Newseat cottage Leochil-Cushnie 17/10/1900.
His Grandparents were Joseph Riddel & Ann Coutts from Balnakelly.

My Grandmother was Jessie Ritchie Shepherd, born 30/06/1906, daughter of James Hunter Shepherd & Betsy Stuart Robertson


Mannabattock Riddell family
Plooin' wi' a pair o' horses an' a horse n' stot L to R: Sandy Craib and Joe Riddell (as the "orra loon") ploughing at Cairnballoch. Joe, Mary's fath...
Joe Riddell Snr at Drybrae Quarry, Glacks Notice the picnic hamper sitting on the ground behind Mary's grandfather.
Rough hewn rocks ready for "brakin' tae metal" Joe Riddell Snr on right with his brother-in-law, one of the Archibald brothers (not sure which one ...
Alford Home Guard L to R at back: Alec Taylor, John Duncan, George Duncan, Bill Stephen, Hebbie Gilbert, ? McRitchie,...
Confunderland from Wark Farm Belted Galloways grazing in foreground.
Jock Shephard Jock driving his 1932 Lagonda
Leochel Cushnie Kirk Church at Leochel Cushnie. Andrew "Postie" Lawson and his wife, Mary McPherson, are buried behind th...
Members of OFARS at Auchindoir Kirk Ancient kirkyard between Lumsden and Rhynie.
Tullynessle School Back row L to R: Robbie Forbes, ?, Duncan Riddell, ?, Sandy Fraser, Billy Clark, ? Middle row L...
Little Lynturk On road between Tough and Muir of Fowlis.
Bandley Mill Fred Sheperd snr overseeing the water powered saw. Bandley Mill was renovated a few years ago.

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