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Linkshouse, Birsay
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Linkshouse, Birsay

Ref picture 28393, here is another photograph of Linkshouse, Birsay taken probably not long after it was built in 1913. I found it in Mum's things. I don't know why she kept it as the only link to Birsay my family have is through my great-great grandfather, Matthew Spence.
Picture added on 30 January 2019 at 12:33
Linkshouse was built by Robert Robson Comloquoy. Rob was a joiner and also fought in the Great War. He and his wife Jeannie (Jane Brown) Sabiston were married in 1909.
Added by Jock Comloquoy on 27 February 2019
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