Orcadians and past visitors to Orkney will remember with great fondness visits to Corrigall Farm Museum in Harray. This wonderful community asset, owned and managed by Orkney Islands Council, of our islands’ […]
Friday 20th October 7.30pm – 9pm Saturday 21st October 11am – 8pm Sunday 22nd October 11am to 4pm At Harray Community Centre.
An Arts and Crafts Sale in aid of the RNLI will take place from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd of October at the Harray Hall. Deadline for contributors is Monday 16th October
Book Review: In My Right Place, the Life and Times of Joseph Clouston, Gold Coast Merchant and Harray Laird
“The fortunes of these real people twinkle through the centuries to us in a remarkable historical feat of research and story-telling”
NEW BOOK In My Right Place: The Life and Times of Joseph Clouston, Gold Coast Merchant and Harray Laird
It tells the story of how 19-year-old Joseph went out to West Africa to assist an established merchant, returned home 11 years later a rich man and what he did next.
“The Knowes O’ Trotty is a great place, but not much notice is taken of it”
“St. Michael’s Church, Harray, is built on a Broch! As in – yer actual Iron Age broch. “
“She told me the tale of fifteen Harray men who, in a particularly bad winter in the 17th Century, walked to the sea to try to find something to eat. “
Southwest winds occasionally strong. Maximum temperature 18 °C.
“In the late summer of 1835, 19-year old Joseph Clouston, who had been born in Stromness but was then living at Nisthouse in Harray, arrived at the coastal town of Anamaboe.”