Cocklebie farm, photo taken around 1960, after the new hay shed was built.
The Lamberton family.1965 reading left to right, Willie, John ,Alec, Mary and Robert. Brother James was living in Leeds at this time. The young lady in the front is Pat Hare who married Robert.
Kilmarnock Standard article from January 22nd, 1971.
Cocklebie Farm taken in 1913. The young ladies shown are in the foreground Agnes (Nan), aged 7 and in the background are Janet aged 18 and Mary aged 16. It is difficult to determine which is which of the latter two. You can also see part of the “horse mill” on the left in the “close” as it was always called.
The horse mill in snow, Alec on left, John on right. C:1940
In the stackyard, C:1966. From left Robert, Alec, Willie and John.Not long after this photo was taken, the farm was sold for new housing and the family retired to live out their lives at Noblehill, Kilmarnock.
Alex in one of the first vans used for delivery, C:1940.
John with his horse delivery set up, c :1936
Agnes Lamberton, Nan , outside Robert Curries ‘ shop in Main street, now “ Bonnellies”, C:1930
Photo c:1963 of the family enjoying the afternoon “Piece”. Left to right two dogs, Don and Roy, then John, James, Willie then Robert on the right.
Robert on ground on right passing hay to Willie standing on a Kyle Cooperage barrel who passes it to John on top.
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Hay stacks in the “stackyard” at Cocklebie
1880, Stewarton Orchestra. GGrandfather, John Lamberton ,sitting front left.
Thanks to Andrew Lamberton, nephew of Alex Lamberton, for his help in building this page.