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Rob Thomson

Queen's visit to Westray - 1960 - photo no 1 Her Majesty the Queen about to alight from John Hume's new school bus outside the Pierowall school p...
The Queen's visit to Westray - 1960 - photo 2 Her Majesty the Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh talking to Mr Norman Cooper, Headmaster of Pierowall...
Pipe Band in Co-op Square, Pierowall - circa 1930 A crowd has gathered in the Co-op Square, Pierowall, to see a Pipe Band, presumably from Kirkwall. ...
Bridge Street, Kirkwall - circa 1920 1920 is a very rough estimate of when this photo was taken. I suspect it could have been much earli...
Ernest W. Marwick Ernest W.Marwick the local writer and historian preparing to make sound recordings at a 'Ba'. circa ...
Cartes-de-visite Whilst sorting some old photos I came across this Cartes-de-visite (small visitng card portrait meas...
Edwin R Eunson 1917 - 2007 Edwin R Eunson, OBE, Freeman of Orkney, Commander of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit. Achievem...
Men of Orkney Male Voice Choir - 1963 The 'Men of Orkney' Male Voice Choir at the 'Festival of Male Voice Praise' in the King Street Kirk ...
Names of singers in the 'Men of Orkney' choir These are the names of the singers in 'The Men of Orkney' male voice choir appearing at the 'Festiva...
Heading Home on board m.v. 'Noup Head' - 1966 A group of young Westray students heading for home on board George Kent's charter boat 'Noup Head' o...
Kirkwall Basin - 1966 Next to the pier at left side is John Clyne's 'Laurel' with Tommy Harcus's 'Lotus' lying alongside. ...
Straw Back Chair Maker I found this photo amongst my father's old photos and have absolutely no idea who it is. I would re...

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