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101st Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment Pages from a booklet originally printed in 1946. Story is of the Burma campaign as it was relevant ...
Arctic Convoys Memorial A memorial for those lost in the Arctic convoys to Russia was dedicated and unveiled in a ceremony o...
Arrival of the Pentalina Pentland Ferries' fine looking catamaran the Pentalina arrived in St Margaret's Hope on the morning ...
Corner of Junction and Burnmouth Roads A series of pictures showing the changes at a corner since 1962
Hall of Clestrain Orkney explorer John Rae's former dwelling in Orphir. Now dilapidated in 2017 but hopefully to be re...
HMS Royal Oak HMS Royal Oak was sunk whilst anchored in Scapa Flow on 14th October 1939, with the loss of 834 live...
Holm totem pole PIctures taken of the Holm totem pole, which was put into place on 29th September 2007
KGS 1973 - 2013 The former 'new' Kirkwall Grammar School complex that existed between the KGS that is the Council Of...
Kirkwall BB camp at Carrbridge, 1955 This was a very successful camp, aided by the fact that the weather was beautiful. I would like t...
Kirkwall Town Hall Pictures showing the Toon Hall, in particular the laying of its foundation stone in 1884. For pic...
Kol's Return 18-10-08 The Kirkwall City Pipe Band organised a longship burning as part of the Rognvald 850 goings on, and ...
Orkney Records Records issued on the local Phoenix Records label in the mid 60s by Dougie Shearer, and also other n...
Skara Brae timeline On 12th April 2008 a high-powered Russian delegation was present to help unveil a new stone in the S...
St Clair's Emporium That fine establishment where HIS is now on Pickaquoy Road. The last of the old fashioned hardware p...
The Walls Boys A series of pictures of the Walls Boys at the fishing, sent in by Peter Burges.
Uncaptioned pictures Some pictures are uploaded without captions, or other vital information and they are here. If yo...
Woolies The much loved retail emporium on Kirkwall's Albert Street.

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Willie BewsGEORGE REID 1755-1859Yesnaby CastleSouth Aisle, St Magnus CathedralSkara BraeThe Nave, St Magnus CathedralLinks House Birsay, 1930sKirkwall BasinMain Street, FinstownEarl's Palace and St Magnus Cathedral, colourised