Neil McArthur

Archive, People of the Picture House

A local man, Neil McArthur was the mason builder of the Picture House. The total payment for his work was…

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John Norman Mactaggart

Archive, People of the Picture House

John Norman Mactaggart and his brother Daniel Campbell Mactaggart, were the third generation of solicitors in Campbeltown. John Norman commanded…

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James Smith

Archive, Helen Mowatt, Norman Mowatt, People of the Picture House

James Smith was born in Glasgow in 1867, son of a Master Baker. He worked for several years as a…

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James McInnes

Archive, People of the Picture House

Biography File: People of Campbeltown Picture House Full Name James McInnes Maiden name / other names Birth date 1849 Birth…

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Henry Dundas Beatson Mctaggart

Allanna Brough, Archive, People of the Picture House

Henry Dundas Beatson Mactaggart bought 50 shares in the Picture House in 1912. Henry was the grandson of Captain Henry…

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George Roger

Archive, Norman Mowatt, People of the Picture House

George Finlay Roger was born in Dundee. His father was a Master Photographer with a studio in Dundee. He followed…

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Duncan Sinclair

Archive, Norman Mowatt, People of the Picture House

Duncan Sinclair was born in Inverchaolain, Cowal in 1877 and was educated at Dunoon Grammar School. He was apprenticed to…

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James Durward Lyall

Archive, Norman Mowatt, People of the Picture House

As we continue to explore the adverts from the Campbeltown Courier from the years before the Picture House opened we…

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James Macalister Hall

Archive, People of the Picture House

James Macalister Hall was an original shareholder, buying 100 shares in 1912. James was one of six children, two sisters…

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Fredrick Rendell Burnette

Allanna Brough, Archive, People of the Picture House

Samuel “Frederick” Rendell Burnette was an early shareholder and first Managing Director of Campbeltown Picture House. From his humble beginnings…

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