The Lost Villages

An Oral History of Miners' Rows and Deindustrialisation in East Ayrshire, Scotland.

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Voices from the Villages

Here you will find some extracts from the villagers and descendants of the mining communities.

Sam Purdie gives a great account of village life in a number of audio clips.

Sam Purdie
Pic credit Steve MacDougall / DCT Media

Other extracts from oral testimonies will follow here as the project interviewing proceeds.

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