Lord Ballantrae dies
Henry Ewing Torbet aka Snib of Bennane Cave (aged 71) dies. Village erects Memorial opposite his cave home entrance.
In September a lorry laden with 600 bales of straw caught fire in the middle of Ballantrae causing damage to two houses.
1983 Lobster fisherman
Ballantrae schoolhouse burnt down
In September the River Stinchar burst its banks blocking the main Stranraer – Glasgow road
Ballantrae resident Mrs Frances Logan Celebrated her 100th. Birthday
1986 Flower Show winners
Emily Mitchell retires after 10 years as School Dinner Lady. For 42 years she drove the School taxi
1989 Ardstinchar players