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Longhope Then and Now

nother then ( bottom pic abt 1930) and now

I believe I have this right..thanks google earth

My grandfathers brothers (JOHNSTON's) build a residence beside the memorial in Longhope..The memorial is partially visible in the left of both pictures.

I wonder what happened to the house..is a field now

Richard J.
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Picture added on 27 October 2011 at 12:24
John Budge will need to help me with this as my memory is a bit mixed up with this photo. Did Madgie and Jock Stout live in that house or the one Emily and Geordie Kirkpatrick were in which I'm sure was on the right of the memorial. I can remember standing in snow at the memorial on a Remembrance Day in the 1950's and Lizzie Taylor playing an organ at it. In later years Sammy Walls played the pipes and had a job getting up enough wind because he just had one lung but when he got going "The Flowers Of The Forest" never sounded better.
Added by Beryl Simpson on 27 October 2011
I remember this house standing here.

The thing that amuses me about the photograph is that what looks like an outside toilet is right by the entrance like a sentry box!!.
Added by John Budge on 28 October 2011

i was mistaken...the memorial shown on the RIGHT side of both pictures...sorry for the mistake

Added by Richard on 31 October 2011
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Melsetter area on the Island of HoyInvoice for work on Waas boatHoy Primary SchoolHoy from the Point of NessMV Hoy Head at Longhope PierMV Watchful approaching Lyness PierThe Police Station and house, LonghopeOpposite the Police Station, LonghopePolice mini van and BN IslanderNorth Walls School?