perkins crisps1 2Google has a great number of scanned, archived newspapers and Kinbuck can be found among the search results.

Believe it or not 65 years ago yesterday on Tuesday 26th July 1949 tragedy befell the village when the Perkins Potato Crisp factory burned down, thankfully no one was injured but many were left unemployed.

Here is the article from The Glasgow Herald from Wednesday 27th July 1949.

The picture is taken from the archive of Kinbuck Village photos compiled by Dennis Mackie.