We are slowly learning about the people who lived and worked at the Station.
If you can help us fill in the missing details, or correct any mistakes we make, we would love to hear from you.
Are you related to any of these men, or are there any Official records to search?
The Station Masters :
1877 Who was the FIRST Dalmally Station master?
1880 William Thornton was married in 1879 in Perth, as a railway clerk, and must have been promoted to Station Master moving to Dalmally sometime in 1880 as his daughter Jane is born here in September of 1880. (Birth Certificate)
1881 William Thornton – living at the Station house (Census)
1885 William Thornton – living in house belonging to Railway company (Valuation Roll)
1891 William Thornton – living at Railway Cottages (Census)
1895 George Dawson – living in house belonging to Railway company, (Valuation Roll)
1901 George Dawson – living at Station House (Census)
1905 George Dawson – living in house belonging to Railway company (Valuation Roll)
1914 – 20th March : George Dawson dies (will) (Death Cert)
1915 – Thomas D Burns – living at Station House, tenant of Oban and Callendar Railway company (Valuation Roll)
1920 – 1931 Peter Gow – living in house belonging to Railway company (Valuation Roll) / retired 1931 – died 1937 in Auchterarder (newspaper report)
1931-1943. John Walker (Valuation rolls)
1943-1949. Ian MacBean (Valuation rolls) (newspaper article)
1949-1950. Vacant (Valuation rolls)
1950-1952. George G Castel (Valuation rolls)
1952-. Empty (Ref: VR89/100/621)
1952 – 1959 Frank Fraser was Station Master (family history / death certificate)
1963 Mr Cooke began working as Station Master (family history)
1969 Mr Cooke leaves (family history)
1979 – 1983 Francis Eadie Stationmaster / signalman