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Credits and Additional Resources

Colour photo of a man wearing a hat and smoking a pipe, leaning on a fence near a round barn.

Paul Koroscil



“The Fintry Ayrshires: Scottish Cattle in the Far West” is dedicated to Paul Koroscil, 1938 – 2021


With thanks to

Dan Bruce, Curator Fintry Estate
Shannon Jorgenson, Writer/Technician
Ken Mather, Editor (Eng)
Elisabeth Neupert, Editor (Fr)
Mike Yusko, Curator BC Dairy Historical Society

The Friends of Fintry Directors and Volunteers
The BC Dairy Historical Society

Grass Root Dairies, Salmon Arm, B.C.
Greater Vernon Museum & Archives
Armstrong Spallumcheen Museum and Art Gallery
University of British Columbia Archives
Royal BC Museum
Accurate Translations Ltd.


  • Art & Marie Harrop Interview, 1996. Fintry Archives
  • Canadian Record of Performance for Pure Bred Dairy Cattle. Canada Dept. of Agriculture Livestock and Poultry Division, Published by Direction of the Honorable Sydney A. Fisher, Minister of Agriculture, Ottawa, Ontario. July 1908
  • Canadian Ayrshire Herd Books, 1922-1948. Fintry Archives
  • Cream Collector Magazine, 1926 through 1939. BC Dairy Historical Society
  • Fintry: Lives, Loves and Dreams. Stan Sauerwein with Arthur Bailey, 2000
  • Grassroots Dairies, Salmon Arm, B.C.
  • History of S. O. D. I. C. A. ( Shuswap Okanagan Dairy Industries Co – Operative Association), Beryl Wamboldt, 1965
  • May 1938 Interior Dairy Guide, BC Dairy Historical Society
  • Milk Stories: A history of the Dairy Industry in BC, 1827-2000. by K. Jane Watt, 2000
  • National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) Dairy Code of Practice, 2009
  • North Okanagan Creamery Association (NOCA) fonds, 1916-1982, Greater Vernon Museum & Archives
  • Okanagan Historical Society Reports: 34:169 Peter Lennox Scott obituary and 38:96-100 Dun-Waters of Fintry, by David Falconer
  • Our Fair: The First 100 Years. The Interior Provincial Exhibition. Shirley Campbell, Armstrong Spallumcheen Museum and Arts Society. 1999
  • Report of the British Columbia Department of Agriculture, 1929. British Columbia Legislative Assembly, Victoria, B.C., 1930
  • Surrey History by Jack Brown, 2014
  • UBC – Trek Magazine, “Saving the Farm (Round 1): John Young’s dairy,” By Chris Petty, University of British Columbia MFA’86, October 05, 2015
  • UBC Archives – Faculty of Agriculture fonds, compiled by Chris Hives, Archivist, 2000
  • UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre, Vancouver Campus
  • Vernon News

Online Resources