taking our culture forward

Mr Barton Quirk talks to Elizabeth Ardern-Corris at his home, Raby, Glen Maye, in 2012.
Topics of conversation include:

  • Childhood
  • School days at Dalby and in Peel
  • Trips to Douglas on the train
  • Mother's cooking
  • Father's life as an MHK and Captain of the Parish
  • The Glen Maye blacksmiths
  • Sheep shearing
  • Visiting the corn mills at Glen Maye, Glenfaba and St. John's
  • Gef the Dalby Spook; the talking mongoose and the Irving family
  • Films made in his house


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