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1909

Opening of New Kirkwall Bowling Green 'New' bowling green opening next to Earl's Palace, July 1909
Naming of the Stronsay lifeboat A Tom Kent picture. The Stronsay lifeboat being named John Ryburn on 28/9/09, at the Corn Slip
Lifeboat John Ryburn after the naming ceremony A Tom Kent picture. The John Ryburn heads off home after being named. Note the holes in the side of ...
Stronsay Lifeboat Station The John Ryburn at home in its shed at Lower Whitehall, east of the current ferry pier.
Street sceen, Stromness Alex writes: 'This is a postcard sent from stromness to Leith in august 1909'. The old Commercial H...
Cromwells Fort, Kirkwall Situated at the point where Weyland Road becomes Cromwell Road (or Young Street as it was known unti...
Men's New Year's Day Ba 1909 Men's New Year's Day Ba 1909, mainly spectators, won by the Uppies- winner William Harrison. No...
Christmas Day Men's Ba, 1909 It's that time of year again and time to bring out one of the oldest "action shots" I have of the Ba...
Orkney Education Authority. This is a copy of the official school stamp from the approximate time of picture #3011 by Evelyn Hla...
Kirkwall Burgh School (1) The only pupil I can name is my great uncle Charlie Flett of Garden Street (born 1897), who is secon...
Albert Street flooded in 1909 The scene on this postcard was photographed on 24 September 1909 and the card was franked in Kirkwal...
Stronsay Motor Lifeboat 1909 Postcard - Stronsay's new motor lifeboat departing Kirkwall harbour after it's naming ceremony on 2...

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