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John Rae

Grave stone in st magnus cathedral church yard
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Picture added on 19 August 2008
You'd think with all our oil millions we could at least clean up and refurbish the grave of the most celebrated Orcadian of modern times. If only a member of the Islands Council was paying attention to this website ............ but wait ???

[You live in Holm, right...? But don't worry, I'll get the forward planners working on Rae 850 right now- Steven :-)]
Added by Whassigo on 20 August 2008
What was John Rae's wife's maiden surname?
Added by Jack on 05 April 2009
Thompson - I don't think she was from Orkney though.
Added by Whassigo on 09 April 2009
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