An Interview with Jean Gibson

A few months back  Hazel Cruickshanks and I  interviewed Jean Gibson, who is the organist in Kilchattan Church, on the Island of Luing.      This is what we found out:

  • Where did you grow up? Lytham St. Annes. Near Blackpool
  • What is your full name? Jean Frances Gibson
  • How old were you when you joined the church? 14 years old.
  • How many cats have you had? 7. Although I do come from a family which always had dogs!
  • When did you move to Luing? 1975. I was 36 when I came, and I was married only 3 years.
  • What instruments to you play? Piano, Organ and Recorder.
  • Did you learn the piano first and if so what age? Yes. I was 12. I only learned the organ when I moved to Luing.
  • What are your hobbies? Reading and Machine embroidery.
  • What Church were you in? United Reformed Church before the Church of Scotland.

Innes MacQueen.  JAM group Kilchattan Church.