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Three generations of Orcadian farmers

Alan writes:
'First MF 200 series baler to arrive on Orkney at North Bigging, Dounby @ 1963. Pictured from left to right are William Corrigall, John G Corrigall & John R Corrigall.'
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Picture added on 16 December 2004
Comments:
Great photo Alan.More please.
Added by Anone on 19 March 2005
Great photo Alan, just wondered if you had any photos of Heath Cottage which lies near North Bigging Farm. All the best
Added by James Sinclair on 19 July 2007
Bo in his younger day!
Added by Duncan Reid on 09 May 2011
My relatives I guess. My granny was Margaret (Maggie) Corrigall who moved to Edinburgh from North Bigging, Orkney. She had a sister called Annie and married Robert Hunter. I believe my great granny lived until she was over 100 years old. Dose anyone have any info; re; my relations?
Added by Derek Hunter on 17 July 2012
We have this picture at home,our neighbours and family,how lovely to see.

Added by Wilma Fisher Nee Bryant on 08 June 2013
my great granny was Francis Corrigal,nee Sperce,she lived to about 102.


Added by Wilma Fisher Nee Bryant on 08 June 2013
Lived next to these three farmers, we lived in London Cottage
Added by Lynda Lovell nee Bryant on 08 June 2013
The farm above us Aithsdale in Waas had a new International B47 I think miby the same year, Don did baling in Hoy and Waas wae her for years charged 6D- 2 1/2p a bale!!,I think he may still have that machine around.
Added by John Budge on 12 June 2013
Added by Wilma Fisher Nee Bryant on 08 June 2013 - my great granny was Francis Corrigal,nee Sperce,she lived to about 102.

Looks like we share the same great granny Wilma :)
Added by Derek on 14 November 2013
William was my great uncle .J.G.Corrigall is my cousin.John Corrigall was my uncle.My grandfather was James Corrigall brother of William
Added by James Corrigall Pearson on 02 February 2016
Does anyone know if any members of the Corrigall family still live at North Bigging farm/ area? I may be visiting there soon and would like to look up some of my cousins.
Added by Derek Hunter on 30 June 2016
Received an email from Derek Hunter.Woulld like to advise him that the Corrigalls still live & work on North Bigging farm.
Added by James Corrigall Pearson. on 30 June 2016
Further to my comment about a Derek Hunter ,Derek should also contact my brother Sandy @ Alexander Pearson @btopenworld.com as he has produced an extensive genealogy tree about the Corrigall's.
Added by James Corrigall Pearson. on 30 June 2016
Thanks for your help James... I have sent your brother an Email :)
Added by Derek Hunter on 01 August 2016
Does anyone know how I could get in touch with Derek Hunter the great grandson of Frances Mary Bedford Spence.
Frances Mary Bedford Spence was the niece of my great great grandfather Jacob Spence.
You can contact me at my e-mail address:
[email protected]
Regards
Malcolm
Added by Malcolm Spence on 13 July 2020
Hi Malcolm, I have sent you an email.
Added by Derek Hunter on 15 July 2020
Does anyone Know how I could get in touch with Wilma Fisher nee Bryant who is a descendant of Frances Mary Bedford Spence.

I would like to get in touch with Wilma as her ancestor Frances MAary Bedford Spence was the niece of my gg grandfather Jacob Spence from Whitclatt.
You can contact me at my e-mail address:
[email protected]
Regards
Malcolm
Anonymous comment added on 23 August 2020
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