Margaret Cuthbert

Author

Margaret Cuthbert comes from a family who have lived in Kinross-shire since at least the eighteenth century. She was educated at Kinross School and Dollar Academy, and graduated in history from Edinburgh University. With her husband Jim she moved to England to set up Canvas Holidays. After returning to Scotland on their retirement, she began studying oral history, from which this book project emerged. She has four children and eleven grandchildren.

Margaret Cuthbert comes from a family who have lived in Kinross-shire since at least the eighteenth century. She was educated at Kinross School and Dollar Academy, and graduated in history from Edinburgh University. With her husband Jim she moved to England to set up Canvas Holidays. After returning to Scotland on their retirement, she began studying oral history, from which this book project emerged. She has four children and eleven grandchildren.

Books

  • £16.99

    The book describes a golden time in Scotland before many of the twentieth-century changes had taken full effect. It is based on the recollections of over thirty inhabitants of Kinross-shire: from the farmer who oversaw the introduction of tractors...