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Russell family Shapinsay c 1900
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Russell family Shapinsay c 1900

Another of Edwin's photos, I am fairly sure this shows Magnus Russell, his maternal grandfather, who was a "merchant" in Shapinsay, with his children, one of whom will be Jeanie, Edwin's mother. I think it is probably the older girl on the right, she was born in 1882, so that would make this about 1900, or maybe a bit later. Can any of the Shapinsay folk say when he stopped this version of his mobile shop?
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Picture added on 29 August 2012 at 09:50
Comments:
This is in fact picture no - 295 of the Evie stagecoach outside Flett's butcher shop in stromness.The driver is my great great grandfather James Baikie.
Added by David Marwick on 02 September 2012
Surely this is Jock Baikie from Costa withe his coach in Stromness ?
Added by Ron Marwick on 03 September 2012
So much for my identifying him as Magnus Russell. I have several of Magnus Russell as an older man and had completly convinced myself this was the same person.
Added by Jim Eunson on 12 September 2012
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