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Stronsay Gut Factory

Gut Factory again. Mid 1930s.
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Picture added on 14 February 2010 at 14:57
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Whereabouts in Stronsay was this?
Added by W Watters on 14 February 2010
Hi Willie. If you go out from the village past the Ayre of The Myers, then left along the north west corner of Mill Bay, you will still see the foundations of the factory. It stands on Hunton's land.
Added by Bill Miller on 16 February 2010
BOTTOM OF HUNTON BRAE NEXT TO THE MILL BAY SOUTH OF THE VILLAGE THE LAST MAM IN CHARGE WAS ANDY DALZIEL HIS FAMILY EMIGRATED TO AUSTRALIA ES
Added by Erlend Stout on 16 February 2010
Andy Dalzeil was my uncle. After the war, the factory was used to process seaweed into dry meal which was exported for chemical extraction. My father, Jim (Pye) worked there for a time and a lifeboat off the Athenia was towed as a barge to collect the seaweed. My father later upturned that boat and made the boatie shed outside Seafield where we lived. I believe the boat is still there. By the way, I used to play and get into mischief with an Erlend Stout. Could that be you ?
Added by Jim (George) Chalmers on 26 February 2010
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