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Highland Park workers and board.

A 1950 photograph of the Highland Park workers and board.

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Picture added on 15 May 2009
My dear Grandfather Bill Scollay, I believe, second row from the front, extreme right.
He passed away in 1975.
Added by Johnny Cunningham on 02 February 2010
My grandfather James Logie is third from the right in the front row. He retired from the Highland Park on 31st August,1950. I wonder if the photo could have been taken on the occasion of his retirement as he is the only worker sitting with the board members!
Added by Ruth Matches on 02 February 2010
I fondly remember Jmes Logie living in Tankerness House, he was a very kind and caring man.
By the way Ruth are you Emily Kirkness's sister?
Added by Stewart Taylor on 02 February 2010
Yes indeed I am her peedie sister! Am I right in thinking you are a relation of ours Stewart?
Added by Ruth Matches on 03 February 2010
The man on the extreme right of the second row is Alexander Mair, my grandfather. Mr. W. Scollay is in the fourth row on the extreme left. Front row from left to right is Eric Sutherland, Tom Gilbertson, J. G. Shearer, ?, J. Logie, Pat Scott and Alfred Cromarty. Second row from left to right is Colin Sutherland, A. Rorie? Jim Crisp, Alec Cardno, J. Foulis, Bill McLeod, Tom Moodie, Bob Muir, E. Annal, Vic Sutherland, Bob Budge, Alec Mair. Third row left to right is Jim White, ?, Jock Stevenson, Davy Rorie, Peter Swannay, Dave Tait, Henry Bews, Bill Wards, Dod Smith, ?, ?. Fourth row left to right is Bill Scollay, A. Mackay, Sando Mair, Alec Innes, T. Foubister, Jim Calder, Tom Muir, Peter Brodie, Gerry Chalmers. Back Row from left to right is Jock Laird, Sam Sutherland, Andy Ross and Jock Rosie.
Added by Eddy Ross on 04 February 2010
Yes Ruth, Robert Logie (your father) was a cousin of my father (Dod Taylor), I often speak to Emily & Jimmy.I am sure I met you when you visited them in Longhope.
Added by Stewart Taylor on 04 February 2010
1st left 3rd row, is grandfather Jim Whyte, Head Cooper. 4th from left in second row is Mr Cardno.
Front row is Mr Sutherland, Tom Gilbertson,??, ??,
Mr Logie, Pat Scott (Kierfold) and Mr Cromarty.
When he retired I remember on "pension days" grandad going up the road on his bike to collect his, but by the time he got back to Clay Loan ........ Oh dear.
Added by Ian W Gibson on 06 February 2010
My Grandad ,Bill Rorie worked at the Highland Park, im not sure when . He won his mens Ba' on NY day 1939 and the report in the Orcadian said he worked there. I remember seeing a photo somewhere of him turning the malt. I think it used to be displayed on the Scrabster ferry a few years back.
Does anyone have or know the photo I'm meaning as i would love a copy. Cheers Greig
Added by Greig Rorie on 20 January 2011
The J Foulis that Eddy has named in the second row is actually my father Alec Foulis
Added by JA Foulis on 23 January 2011
Thanks Eddy!
There had been some disagreement over which gentleman was my Granda.I initially stated to a cousin that he was on the fourth row and she stated the second(your Granda!).I was just a youngster when he passed-on.Thanks for the clarification.
Added by Johnny Cunningham on 08 February 2011
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