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Ivy Cottage, Finstown

c.1910? Not sure of this.
Ivy Cottage in Finstown, house where Peter Anderson, my Grandfather was born in 1916.

People in this photo are unknown.
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Picture added on 01 February 2011 at 12:14
i would be tempted to say that this is Woodbine Cottage in Maitland Place at the head of the pier with the store gable end in the background. Many of the old houses in Finstown were built by the Andersons. Incidentally my grandparents retired into this house when they retired out of Cruan.
Added by Brian Clouston on 01 February 2011
Hi Aaron. During WW2 my grandfather had a mate called either J or F Anderson in the RN whose address was Ivy Cottage, Finstown, Orkney. Was he a brother of your grandfather?
Added by Robert Lindsay on 12 May 2012
Okay, this seems to be confirmed Maitland Place around 1911, and Adam & Catherine Flett (nee Cusiter) were living these, so it's assumed that they are the ones in the photo as it's come from the collection of James Hourie Flett, their son.
Added by Aaron Wheeler on 20 March 2016
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