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Ruins of Towriehouse

The ruins of Towriehouse (Touriehouse) South Walls

formerly the home of the Harcus and Johnston families

photo by Bruce Young
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Picture added on 16 September 2010 at 17:30
I remember Bill Harcus living there. There was another croft out past the Bu', was it Scerp, or Scarp, mind somebody living there too, but can only mind him as Jock o' Scerp. John will ken them.
Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 17 September 2010
Jock O Skerp, his wife, and three daughters, emigrated to Toronto shortly after the war.
Added by Fred Johnston on 17 September 2010
Hi All,

Thanks for the information so far...

I'm trying to sort out the history of this house and families who lived there. Any idea when it became uninhabited?

Added by Richard Johnston on 26 September 2010
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