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Sutherland family  abt 1904
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Sutherland family abt 1904

Sutherland family abt 1904

I believe they are all from the Hoy area..can anyone help?
Picture added on 24 January 2010 at 00:17
I think they were from Sandside in Gramesay, but am not certain on this point.
Added by Fred Johnston. on 24 January 2010
They are listed in the 1901 census at Sandside, Graemsay. Samuel was aged 57, farmer and postmaster, with nine daughters and two sons.
Added by Marlene Mainland on 25 January 2010
Agnes was married to my uncle Jim Johnston and they went to Canada. They had three sons Gordon, Cameron and Dennis.
Added by Fred Johnston. on 22 March 2010
This photo was taken at Sandside beside the old house where the family would originally have lived before the "new" house was built. Samuel's father (Henry "Harry" Sutherland) was born in Flotta but moved to Walls (island of Hoy) around 1830, and then to Sandside on Graemsay. (I now live at Sandside and am really interested in the Sutherland history).
Added by Sian on 22 March 2010
Charles Ritch was my Uncle and her was born in 1906 and leslie Ritch was born in 1911 so the photo must have been taken about 1912
Added by Robert Whitton on 03 December 2010
Jane Anne should read Agnes (was called Addie by her friends) It is Clara (my Grandmother)
Added by Clare Sinclair on 01 January 2011
Why does someone always get behind another person (behind Catherine) in a group photo! The person on whose knee Charles Ritch is sitting is "Uncle Dan" Sutherland Mrs Gilchrist's father.
Added by Robert Whitton on 04 January 2011
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