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extensive renovations at n/ronaldsay lighthouse
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extensive renovations at n/ronaldsay lighthouse

Men working at building Lighthouse Keepers House,Foghorn, Engine Room etc., at North Ronaldsay, c. 1930-1932.

L-R James Brough,Jnr, Painter, Murdo Macleod, John Richmond, Plumber, Stromness, James Brough Senior,Painting Contractor, Kirkwall.

PS.as it was 2 weeks delivery time to North Ronaldsay in those days,the bread was green nilded when they got it. Changed days now, with daily plane and boat service. James Brough Jnr.,was my father and James Brough Snr.,my Grandfather. I went on to be a painter as well, now retired.
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Picture added on 08 June 2009
Front row at the end, person should read, William Swanney, Merchant, N/Ronaldsay.
Added by Phil Brough on 11 June 2009
Wow John Richmond is my great grandpa. This is the first time I think I have seen a photo of him. Thanks for posting this!
Added by Jemma Richmond on 29 November 2014
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