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Gerwin Farm Buildings

Gerwin is what was the Wilson family farm in Orphir and was run by Mary Wilson (ms Shearer) who was my mother’s grandmother. I remember spending holidays at the farm with my mother Norna after the farm had transferred to Joe and Annie Hourston, when all these buildings were in use.
Picture added on 16 August 2007
My name is Jim Bowman, my father was working with the Navy during the war and he managed to get my Mum and I a room with Mrs Wilson which was the building with the red roof. we must have stayed there from 1940 to maybe 1945. I came up from Kelso in 1953/4 to stay with Joe and Annie, my parents kept in contact with Annie till she passed away, I last saw Annie in Kinlochleven in I think it was 1979. The picture has brought back many happy memories. My last visit to Gerwin was about 8 years ago, it's changed since that picture was taken.
Added by Jim Bowman on 15 March 2013
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