Historylinks Archive

Dornoch Academy girls 7s football team, 2005

Newspaper cutting from the Northern Times 'Looking Back' with a photograph of the Dornoch Academy girls 7s football team after reaching the second Highland round of the Coca-Cola 7s tournament....

Date Added: 28 February 2024

Newspaper cuttings from Norther Times

Newspaper cutting from the Northern Times '25 years ago' with two brief articles on a) Dornoch on the World Wide Web) and b) takin...

Date Added: 28 February 2024

'Sanitary Inspector'

newspaper cutting of 2 extracts from the Northern Times '100 years ago' recording the appointment of Mr Geo. Calder , Dornoch, as...

Date Added: 28 February 2024

Bonar Bridge Opening

Cutting from the Northern Times from '50 years ago' reporting on the Opening of the new bridge at Bonar by Mr Gordon Campbell, Se...

Date Added: 28 February 2024

Fishing in Embo

Extract from Northern Times 'from 100 years ago' recording poor fishing in Embo in 1924 with failure of plaice fishing....

Date Added: 28 February 2024

Wall Murals in the Dornoch (now Station) Hotel

Five photographs of Wall murals in the dining room of the Dornoch (now Station) Hotel taken before extensive renovation to the hot...

Date Added: 28 February 2024

Air-Sea Rescue Demonstration – Meikle Ferry South Side

A collection of 40 colour photographs taken by Dr Struan Robertson at an Air-Sea Rescue Demonstration carried out by RNLI and RAF...

Date Added: 13 February 2024

Scheduled air service at Dornoch Airfield

Monochrome photograph of a de Haviland DH104 "Dove" airplane with passengers at Dornoch Airfield.

This was part of a scheduled...

Date Added: 09 February 2024

St Finnbarr's Scottish Episcopal Church, Dornoch

Brief history of St Finnbarr's Episcopal Church, Dornoch presented in a single fold A4 sheet to achieve an A5 size pamphlet. Serv...

Date Added: 07 February 2024

Liz Hoey at work in Dornoch Pottery

Colour photograph of Liz Hoey at work in the Dornoch Pottery. A further four photographs of the pottery and its shop can accessed...

Date Added: 07 February 2024


The two golfers are J Matheson and R A Murray (J Seatter on extreme left with D Lovell behind him) The golfer on the left is Jimmy Miller, Willie Skinner on the right (probably Carnegie Shield final) The person swinging the golf club is Jim Seatter, not Ian McNaughton. I believe this was a Northern Counties match against Nairn (Neil Gordon's home Club) I just had another look at this photograph and realized that the handwriting on its edge is identical to the writing I have seen on other photographs of Embo pe This map is fasinating .Dr william gordon stables was my great,great grandfather i find my family tree a wonderful asset.I know quite alot about my great,great I bought a postcard of Joseph Chamberlin many years go from a flea market. I rediscovered it today and it is addressed to "Miss E M Munro c/o Mr G Munro, Draper Very interested to see the statue of Donald Ross, My 1st cousin 2 removed Janet K Conchie married Donald Ross.I am in touch with his grandaughter in USA my 3rd This summer I was pleased to conduct the son and granddaughters of Col Ferguson around many of the sites in the Beauly area that had connections to the CFC pr Hello, I'm working on a docu-drama series called American Dynasty. One of the episodes is about Andrew Carnegie and his family. Is is possible to locate Mrs Williamina M MacDonald (the apparent signatory of the letter) lived at Elmbank in the 1930s when she was a Dornoch town councillor. See The Scotsman - Tues I'd like to see some actual evidence or proof that Lillias set fire to railway stations and the racecourse.