In this oral history recording, Martha Thompson remembers her childhood growing up in Glenshesk, her school days and farm life in the early 20th century. Martha also describes her 50+ years of charity work for which she was awarded an MBE.
Additional topics explored include the Capecastle and Ballintoy limeworks, a devastating WW2 plane crash at Drumavoley and its impacts, and advice for younger generations.
This recording was kindly submitted to the Uncharted Histories project by the McGill family.
This record was collected as part of Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust’s Uncharted Histories of the Causeway Coast Project. Please click here to learn more about this project.