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1949

Drumming in the Market, 1949 Today sees the Drumming in of the Market for this year, and fittingly we have two pictures from the ...
Skeldro You usually hear about the three bigger yachts sailing in Kirkwall in the late 1940's and early 1950...
1949 Orkney County Football Team A photo by J.W.Sinclair of the Orkney team from 1949. On display are the Archer Shield for beating C...
Old Timer. MFV LETITIA, Possibly owned by the late John Smith of LONGHOPE for a time. The date is a guess. A...
Athenia Lifeboat Used as tang boat and later made into a "Bottie Hoose".
Papa Stronsay - Gathering Welks Jim & Sylvia Chalmers in the foreground. Who are the other three?
Pylons at Lopness, Sanday The two smaller wooden pylons were blown down in the January 1952 hurricane and the larger steel pyl...
Stronsay seaweed Me on bike, Commander Binks, Simon, Aggie my mum, Hughie & Charlie, seaweed research in Stronsay
Riding a plough on Lookout Burray Josie and John Tibbles riding a plough on Lookout Burray. Glims Holm in the background 1949
Orkney County Council Staff Orkney County Council Staff - late 40s or early 50s (Photo courtesy of John Findlay) This I beli...

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