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Sinclair Nicolson, Whaness

Sinclair Nicolson
West End, Whaness, Hoy

Date could be 1950-1960
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Picture added on 26 January 2011 at 18:21
This would have been Jeannie and Alice Nicholson's father. Dont remember him but do mind the two daughters, they lived in West End untill around 1970s, They came as a pair by that I mean they thought and spoke as one if one said it was a "cowld" day the other said it was a "cowld" day a lot of people used to be like that around here especialy spinster sisters or brothers who had always lived together from childhood.

I think the above Sinclair Nicolson's family would have been one of the crofters who were "Cleared" from ther original croft in Brabister by Heddle the Laird before 1860. There were a lot of Clearances" here on Hoy as was commonplace in the Highlands,but there is another tale to tell another time.
Added by John Budge on 26 January 2011
Sinclair N. is my GGrandfather.
Sure I went to visit Jeannie when I was peedie, but don't mind on much about it.
Added by Mandy on 18 February 2011
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