Mike’s mother’s maiden name was Russell – of the shoe making family.
A Dashing Young Frenchman
” Has anyone any information about Joseph-Rene’s stay in Stromness in 1851″
“Strange what Lock Down makes us do.”
“An Outsider Wherever I Am”
Fiona Frank gave a heartwarming talk in the Carnegie Room of the Orkney Library and Archive on Thursday 15th of August when she described her journey in tracing her family.
A Pot-Pourri of Pictures with Bruce Gorie
Opening up a Kodak no.3 Camera Box and finding small envelopes of negatives led Orcadian Bruce Gorie on a trail to discover the names of the people in the pictures.
Full Circle: An Orkney family reunited after 200 years separated by distance and culture (Part 12)
“One afternoon in 2002, I chanced to meet Howie Firth, organiser of Orkney’s Science Festival, in Kirkwall’s Albert Street. He asked if I knew Robert Ermine.”
Do You Want To Discover Your Family History?
The Generation Frame : Unique Stories from Ordinary Scots Families. They are extremely keen to reach out to people living in or connected to Orkney in particular.
Images Of Orcadians Lost in WW1 Sought
It’s believed 578 Orcadians died serving in the Great War
I have found myself unexpectedly spending some precious time with my parents. Today’s poem celebrates family.
Helen’s Home Cooking
Home made Bolognese is a healthier and cheaper option that jars of Ragu sauce as you are in control of the salt and sugar content.