LOCAL PEOPLE – PAST AND PRESENT
This section of the website contains information of some well known families in the area with names reflected in current day buildings and streets. It also contains information from people from around the world who have researched their families and found links back to Lochwinnoch.
It isn’t restrcted to historical figures though… there are plenty of people around today with stories worth telling!
- Betty McKellar – local poet
- Derek Parker – author of many of the website’s ‘Local Tales’. Derek worked as a countryside ranger at Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park, Lochwinnoch, from 1985 to 1999
- The Rev John Russell – Minister of the West Church from 1877 – 1934
- The Hunter Family
- The Crawfords
- The last William Orr of Kaim