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George Horwood

George Horwood son of Col George Horwood possibly. This photo is in my late father's collection of photos. The gentleman looks very like someone who is identified as George Horwood in another photo in the collection (Orkney Images picture #27607). The photo was in a frame & damaged when I removed it, some of the photo has been removed from the area of the mother. My father was a tenant of the late George Horwood. Perhaps another ex-tenant has a better copy. The Horwoods were lairds of almost all of Burness Parish, as well as the How & Kettletoft area of Cross Parish. They also owned Odinsgarth in Cross Parish in the early 20th C.

[Date estimated - Steven]
Picture added on 15 April 2015 at 22:02
Great photos Brian, lets see more.
I notice on picture #27607 the man has a deformity/damage to his left ear,....27670 does not.
I mind when I was very peedie, sean a tall man wae a long black coat waakan bye, an me fether said hid wis a Horwood, bit I can't mind the first neem.
Added by Tommy G on 26 May 2015
Hi Tommy, you could be correct. The faces look very similar, but the top o the lugs are a different shape.
Added by Brian Tulloch on 30 May 2016
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