Duncan McCallum Williamson, (Horsieman, traveller) worked at the Township with his mother planting 30 drills of tatties for Adie (Eddie) McCallum in March 1942.
He spent the rest of the year and winter working for the mason Neilie in the area, including Auchindrain on the drystane dykes, for half a crown a day at the age of 14.1

20th May 1942
Death of Margaret MacPherson McPhail, single, housekeeper, age 65, daughter of John and Ann McPhail.2