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I came across your web site when I was Googling for information on New Pitsligo. Why, you might ask, would a person in Olathe, Kansas, USA, be interested in New Pitsligo, Scotland. Well, my great grandfather, William Taylor Kelman, immigrated from Scotland to Canada in the 1880s. I understand that he came from New Pitsligo, and his wife came from New Deer. I will be visiting Scotland in July 2009, and plan to tour that area on July 8. I have been searching through your web site, but didn\'t see any references to the Kelman name. If you have any historical pictures of the Kelman family I would certainly be interested.
I`m new to this computing lark, and was told about your website. It really is brilliant, and I was especially impressed when I came on a photo of my late Mother-in-law, Elizabeth Guthrie, taken at 26 High Street. Also there are many familiar names in school photos. Keep up the good work!
His naebody got a better photo of coming into the village
frae the tap of the Toon,if so lets have a gander,fed up llookin at the last twa picters on
cheers Allan Donald
I did not know about New Pitsligo until tonight.
I enjoyed your site. I saw some relatives in the photos.I miss the snow. bye from kader
Great site bring\'s back so many memories of my childhood, did see myself on one photo someone has a long memory ? Wilkie never did find out why we were called Wilkie when my name is Lewis Wilson
Mistakes can happen .
Keep up the good work I really enjoyed the site
I am very impressed with your website. The illustrations and signposts are clear and well thought out.
I hope to visit one day.
Keep up the good work
What a great website. My Gran & Granpa Lowe lived in New Pitsilgo & was looking for local history about my family, came across my Uncle Gavin in you school photographs.I have many memories of New Pitsilgo & loved when i got a penny to go to Betty Beadies for a sweety!!
Fantastic website. My family were the Corbett\'s from Pitsligo. My two great uncles Alexander and John died in the Great War. I\'m still trying to recover their War Medals. Alex had the bike shop and married a Bain.
Although born in Aberdeen I live in Australia and Switzerland most of the year. I still enjoy returning to Pitsligo which I do quite regularly. Great place great people!!
Great to see this website. My great, great, great grandfather John Edward and his family lived in 129 High Street back in the 1860\'s through to the 1880\'s.
I love the snowy photos! You must have a good photographer!!

This site has obviously been done with a lot of dedication, time and great knowledge. The collection of photos both old and new are wonderful. To enable them to be enlarged is a treat to see them so clearly.

Lorraine Knott, Queensland, Australia
Snowy photos look great dad!! Good job, well done!! x
Really enjoyed this site and found it interesting. More villages should have a similar web page to capture their history. Keep up the good work.
Found this fascinating I am researching my family tree and have discovered 1802 birth announcement for Campbell stating Archibald Campbell Sgt and Elizabeth Club had a son William in fornication John Grant and Alexdr Cruden are mentioned and the sponsor was John Pirie always though I was true Aberdonian but my research is taking me to different place i,.e. Seatown of Rosehearty. Now intend to visit. Thank you
Frances. Elgin
Was fascinated to come across your website by accident today - it brought back so many memories. As a child I lived at 11 Turlundie Terrace from when it was built until 1945 when my Mother died.
I attended school there throughout the war years and as I can best recall my pals and school mates were; Kenneth Rennie, James Strachan, Dodie Lovie, Ronnie Rollo and the girls I remember are, Kathleen Pirie, Helen Jamison, Margaret Calder to name but a few - I wonder if they are all still alive?
I also recall the body of a lad called Eric Smith being dragged from the quarry pond on the Strichen road and I also remember that there was a murder hunt at one time when a woman\'s body was found in a wood a few miles from the village( I believe it was blamed on one of the soldiers stationed nearby.
Hello there,

Are there any relatives of L/Cpl. James Shand MM a very brave young soldier from New Pitsligo who was killed in action in 1918, aged 21. If so would you please contact me, my details have been forwarded to the webmaster. I have something very special that you should know about.
Many thanks- Charles.
Loved the website. I grew up in New Pitsligo, the school looks so different now to what it used to be.
Cruickshank ancestors emigrated in the early 1900\'s from Broomhill croft near NP to Manitoba, in Western Canada. The photos are a wonderful asistance in writing up a family hstory. Is there a date for the excellent aerial photo of village? Thank you!
Browsing your wesite brought back happy memories, especially the photo of my late father in his Boys Brigade Uniform and my brother in the football team.
I to have Great Grand parents buried in New Pitsligo, their surnames are Mowat and Goodall .
We live in Dunfermline Fife i will be submitting some photos.
I have enjoyed your web site. I have grandparents buried in New Pitsligo,Thomas and Mary (Davidson) Mowatt. My wife and I plan to visit the summer of 2009. We live in Evansville, Indiana, US.

Congrats on a first class web-site.As a native of New Pitsligo,it brought back many memories of my childhood in the 1950\'s.I hope the people of New Pitsligo past and present appreciate what you have done for the village.Keep up the good work.

I found the War Memorial of interest. Being a Gordon Highlanders area it has many casualties listed from both World Wars . \" We should Remember them \"

Great website, its a very nice place with very nice people.
We stop with the Driver family whenever we come up from Scunthorpe.
Cant wait till we are up there next!
Well done on a great site!
Congrats.on a first class Web-Site, the pictures in all sections are brilliant they brought back many happy memories. I left N. 1966 for DERBY and I am still here.But my home and always will be. thanks again.
I grew up in the Blackhills of Tyrie from1931 to1949 when I left to join the RAF. Congratulations on a great site and what memories it brings back. Thank You
Love the website.
Both my great grandmother and my grandmother were born in New Pitsligo and lived in both Low St and High St.
I just loved the photo\'s of Days gone by they give you a feel of what the village would have been like when they lived there.
Years ago we stayed with relatives near by but never visited New Pitsligo .
Hopefully later this year my mother and myself will be making our first visit there.
Congratulations on a well done website.

I will be adding a link from the Lodge St. Andrew #518 website.
Hi there, i have just seen the page photographs with a story,its so nice to see my grans pic and story and you never know maybe someone will recognise it.
Thanks again, Flo.
Hi lived in New Pitsligo all of my school life leaving to join the army in 1972 at the ripe old age of 15 - it is good to see the photo\'s - you might wish to make your name and details more prominant on the web site - I have noted a school photo of my sister Glynis - who has recently moved from Banchory back down to Edinburgh. Good site well done.
I lived in low street in the nineties, now moved back to kent. It was lovely seeing the photos of the village, thanks
Is there no end to your talents?! Ace site! Very interesting!
Hello John Milne if you fill in the contact request form I will get back to you regarding the shoe shop
Victoria BC Canada.
sun 22 jun 08
James Robertson,a Pitsligo loon,born at moss litter factory76 yers ago,brought up at 5 a low st.
Have a nephue,Andy Michie school brae, a nece margret
Mitchel Strichen,
2 old friend\'s, Scotty Smith, Billy Millen, both in the heat busines, Peat and coal.
Thank you John for a great effort.
Very professional! - well done John, you`ve done power of work since I last visited the site, gets better and better, keep up the good work.
Query:- You have a photo depicting a van/lorry with \"Pratts Oil\" written on the sign above the window, there appears to be an oil company name on the driver`s door, any idea what the name of the company is? --
Stumbled upon your website by accident and was fascinated by the old photographs of New Pitsligo. My family went to live at 144 High Street in early 1943 to escape the German bombing of Aberdeen. We lived in the village from then until my dad re enlisted in the army in 1953. I have many wonderful memories of growing up in Cyaak (think that\'s how it\'s spelt). Keep up the good work of promoting New Pitsligo. Best Wishes.
Thank you so much , what a wonderfull site.
I lived in Fraserburgh 2000-2004, and my aunt still lives on Low Street. My Dad (John) and his father (Dod, or George) owned a shoe shop in Pistligo around 1959 for a couple of years when they both lived in School Place. Do you happen to have any photos or info about this shop?
I used to live in New Pitsligo from 1989 - 1998, i loved looking at the pictures, you should include pictures of how it is now so people get a better idea of how times changed. But in all its a good site!!
Thought i\'d leave your first comment!!

Faye xxx