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ARPINO Augusto

AUGUSTO ARPINO, was the son of Angelina Quilietti and Giovanni Battista Arpino.

Named after his grandfather Augusto Quilietti, he was born on 21st November 1921 at Pathhead, Midlothian.

He went on to marry a girl Maggie Gillespie in the year 1953.  Their home was at 38 Crichton Terrace, Pathhead. They had three children Natalie born 1953, Jasmine,  and John born 1955.   

Misfortune was to hit the family in 1983 when Natalie died.

Maggie worked as a bus conductress and died on 23rd February 2000.


4 Responses to “ARPINO Augusto”

  1. scott withers says:

    hi, i actually lived next door to the Arpinos in Pathhead, i went to school with Mario who stayed with his grandparents at no 38, we stayed no 39.

  2. Helen says:

    Well Hello and thanks for your comment. Perhaps you could share some stories then………

  3. JJ Reid says:

    I remember my uncle Gusto and aunt Greta (Margaret) with much fondness.
    As John and I were born one day apart, we grew up almost as siblings, which many of the village folk took us for.
    Along with Natalia, Jasmine and our cousin Joyce Slater, we would congregate in one or other of our family’s houses around Pathhead. In our early teens this tended to be our grandmother Mary Hunter’s house.
    Gusto enjoyed showing off his latest vehicular acquisitions, taking us out for a spin, followed by a slap-up meal in his favourite restaurant. He loved his Aston Martins!

  4. Helen says:

    Would be great to hear these stories JJ. Would you like to send me some

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