‘Good Acts Wanted’

Albert Ernest Pickard died in his 90th year as a result of an accidental fire. Pickard left a Testament that instructed his estate to be considered under the terms of … Continue reading ‘Good Acts Wanted’

‘Golden Gates’

Scotland’s “Greatest Showman”, Albert Ernest Pickard, was a 5 foot 2 inch Yorkshireman who, at his peak, owned a significant number of properties in Scotland. At one stage, his principal … Continue reading ‘Golden Gates’

“The Great, Tall, Little, Small, and Insignificant”

I first came across Albert Ernest Pickard (1874-1964) after visiting Bannockburn House: a house with an ancient history, that not so long ago, was owned by him. When I first … Continue reading “The Great, Tall, Little, Small, and Insignificant”