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Opposite the Police Station, Longhope
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Opposite the Police Station, Longhope

The boat shed, which doubled as a garage, opposite the Police Station, Longhope. On the left is the Fire Brigade box. The caravan belonged to the District Nurse, Ella Garioch. The boat in the background is taking daily workers over to the Occidental oil construction site on Flotta. June 1975.
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Picture added on 09 December 2017 at 20:08
She was a good nurse. Many memories of her and the family. Tom going away to the peat hill, Robert and his wife taking over John Mowat's shop. They had fine bread and sticky cookies from a baker in the Hope. Robert who was younger than me and Lynn.
Added by Beryl Simpson on 18 February 2018
Pentalina ..... they have come a long way since that one..
Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 18 February 2018
It was Nurse Garrioch's eldest son John and his wife who took on the North Ness shop. By 1975 the shop was in the hands of Mr & Mrs Hatch. The shop, across the bay, is hidden from view by the boathouse/police garage.
Added by Anonymous on 14 March 2018
You're right it was the late John Garrioch and his wife that had the shop. Robert was the youngest son.
Added by Beryl Simpson on 29 March 2018
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