There are so many people to thank that have helped with this project – I hope I don’t forget anyone! In the meantime can I say the names on this page are not finite.
So (in no particular order), many thanks for your support and assistance to…
The family of Davie Kerr
History of Armadale Association – especially Ron Dingwall and Betty Hunter
Lottery Heritage Fund, especially Megan Comb and Katherine Wynn.
armadale.org.uk – John Wells – also for his photography, promotion and acting skills!
West Lothian History Library – especially Sybil Cavanagh
Councillors Jim Dixon, Stuart Borrowman and Sarah King for kindly donating from their disbursement funds – also to Cllr Dixon for coming up with the idea of the Davie Kerr Walk, for his interview and for all his assistance. Also to Cllr Borrowman for his interview and Cllr King for her assistance at the launch and with promotion.
West Lothian 50 plus network
Armadale 50 plus Network
Armadale ‘Rural’ (SWRI)
Tuesday Women’s Information Group
‘Solo’ Interviewees; Netta MacCallum and Sadie Murray, Jim Hutchison, Isobel and Charles Colquhoun, Joe McIndoe, Jessie Inglis, Christine Hailstones, Tom Gordon (William Angus video), David and Mona Hamilton, Kenny Smolak, Charlie Flynn, Peter Cowan, John Dickson.
Josephine Coia, Marion Hossack, Jessie Inglis, David and Mona Hamilton, Joe McIndoe, Dave Johnson, John and Anne Dickson, and staff at ‘Dale’icious café who let me take copies of their photos.
West Lothian Council, especially Chris Alcorn, Tony Fleming, Camille Archer.
Armadale Shed for making the kissing gates at Colinshiels
Armadale Concert Ensemble.
Lawrence Fitzpatrick for singing Jessie o’ the Dell.
The children from St Anthony’s Choir for singing ‘All Hail to the Queen’.
The four schools, Armadale Academy, Armadale Primary, Eastertoun and St Anthonys for designing the Information Boards
Armadale Community Council
Alex Hastings for videos and photos for brochures and ‘Song for Armadale’ CD covers.
MSP Fiona Hyslop and Councillor Sarah King for their help with the launch
Forestry Commission, especially Emma Stewart
Linlithgow Pride and Passion, especially John Aitken
Broadlee Scots, especially Jim McGregor
Deborah Paton for organising printing of the brochures.
West Lothian Archives and Records Centre
National Library of Scotland and British Library for permission to use Maps
All the actors, crew and helpers for the Stagecoach re-enactment;
Lorna McNee and her husband Andrew, for letting us film on their land at Woodend
Robin Chesters likewise at Almond Valley Heritage Centre
Kenny Craig at Torphichen Inn – Kenny also catered and acted for us too!
Campbells Auto Salvage for supplying the chain
Douglas Stewart for supplying other tools.
Andy Campbell from Carriages for all Occasions
Actors, Jack Douglas, Marilyn Wilson, Gary Lind (Actor) Andy Craig, Paul Gallagher, John Wells, Alistair Murray, Kyla McGilliard and her Dad Hud McGilliard.
Sybil Cavanagh and Betty Hunter for helping organise props.
Petula from Petula at Perks for catering too.
Strangeboat – writing, videoing and editing.
Papertank – app design
Room 60 – summary video
Kerry Hyndman – Illustrated map
All who have contributed photos – I don’t have all your names!
Also, new to Armadale is http://walkit.com/cities/armadale/
In addition, you can download the Rambers’ App – Medal Routes – and you may even win a night in the Crieff Hydro!