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Forest Nursery Tour - Alltcailleach
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No: 134   Contributor: Norman Davidson   Year: 1936
Forest Nursery Tour - Alltcailleach

Photograph courtesy of family of Davy Anderson, former Chief Forester. One of a series of three photographs taken in 1936 which appears to show a group visiting forest nurseries. Named people in the group are:L-R Allan Ross, J M Kennedy, J Corbett, J Allan, Tom Allan, D H Bird, W or M MacDonald, J D Robbie, I or J McConnel
Any information on any of these people and location of the nursery would be very much appreciated.
Picture added on 30 March 2007
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I am delighted to find this picture because DH Bird was my grandfather. He was a lovely man and a great forester.

Added by David Humbert on 05 May 2007.
J.Corbett was the head forester, who planted Alltcailleach Forest on Birkhall ground in Glenmuick. He is remembered locally as a strict disiplinarian; after the war he moved to Craigvinean, Dunkeld, to re-establish the forest there.

Added by Ian Cameron. F.C.fitter at Dunkeld 1962/70. on 20 September 2007.
J.D. Robbie, was my Grand Father, and he was a Forester at Inglismaldie 1930 vintage. J. McConnell was a Forester at Montreathmont, near Brechin and D (Dickie) Bird was a Divisional Officer over Inglismaldie. My Father, Tom Robbie knew him well, and Dickie persuaded him to join the FC

Added by John D.A. Robbie on 03 November 2017.
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