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The Hoy Express
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The Hoy Express

A Reliable Series card sent from Kirkwall on April 16th 1903 to a lady in Anstruther. The 'Hoy Express' started in 1898 when a postal delivery service was set up, linking Hoy's post office at Linksness with the remote township of Rackwick.
Picture added on 05 April 2007
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Hoy

Kirkwall Harbour in 1950s. 4 of 6Mystery gent at harvest timeJohn Johnston’s Parish of Walls war tokenJohn Johnston’s Parish of Walls war tokenRackwick, HoyBurnmouth Cottage, Rackwick, HoyBurnmouth Cottage, Rackwick, HoyHoy hills with Hall of ClestrainRackwick beachCreel boat returning home to Brims