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1947

From Cathedral towards Weyland Taken from the top of the cathedral in 1947. The old library is prominent in the foreground.
From Cathedral towards Papdale Taken from the top of the cathedral in 1947. Can anuone tell me what or where the big buildings a...
1947 County Show 1/3 This picture must have been taken looking towards the pavilion in the Bignold Park.
1947 County Show 2/3 Here we see some Highland Dancing from the 2 Bt. Seaforths. The pylons in the background are intere...
1947 County Show 3/3 An unidentified hockey team. It's apparent that the show park was on the edge of Kirkwall back in 19...
County Show 1947, 2/3 mirrored Here is the mirrored version of picture #958 in response to Ian MacDonald's comment.
Another Shopping Week I think this may be another fancy dress in Shopping Week. My aunt, Margaret Campbell, is in the bac...
Sutherland's Plumbers A photo of Sutherland the Plumbers original plumbers taken just after the war. This was before the f...
Fish Van If my memory serves me okay this is Benny Morrison doing his rounds selling fish just after the war....
No4 Barrier A black and white postcard of No4 barrier. A lot of change here during the last 60 years. Perhaps so...
Posing for the camera! Year is approximate! I think this photo is taken at Newtonhill, Stromness, but might be wrong! Start...
Holm Ladies Football Team Picture of the Holm Ladies Football Team 1947. I will have a shot at naming some of the players, but...

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