Reflections

Ross-shire Journal old files from 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago

Ross-shire farmers break for tea during harvest time in this snapshot of rural life from the 1930s.

100 Years Ago From the Ross-shire Journal of Friday, October 19, 1917 ULLAPOOL Higher Grade Public School - The Macpherson medal for Gaelic, kindly presented to the school by Mr I. Macpherson, MP, Under Secretary of State for War, was won this year by Roderick Maclean, Leckmelm.

Ross-shire Journal old files from 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago

Published: Sat 14 Oct 2017

The former Mackenzie's shop in Conon Bridge was refurbished to become William Tuach Baker and the Commercial Bank after it was destroyed by fire. Picture courtesy of Tony Innes.

100 Years Ago From the Ross-shire Journal of Friday, October 5, 1917 MR Angus Macnab who passed away at his residence at Foulis, Evanton, on September 29, had been head gamekeeper to Sir Hector Munro of Foulis, Bart, for the long period of 41 years.

Reflections from Ross-shire 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago

Published: Thu 28 Sep 2017

Tuach's building at the top of Conon Bridge, pictured in the 1920s.

100 Years Ago From the Ross-shire Journal of Friday, September 21, 1917 THE weather in Ross-shire during the past fortnight has continued somewhat broken, with scarcely a whole day available for harvesting operations. Most of the crop is cut and in stock, but very little progress has been made with leading, and farmers are somewhat anxious to get forward with the work.

Reflections from Ross-shire 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago

Published: Tue 19 Sep 2017

The former nurses home in Conon. A nurse (left) is next to the first school in Conon, built in 1836 by Sir Francis Mackenzie.

100 Years Ago From the Ross-shire Journal of Friday, September 14, 1917 FEARN - the pupils attending Hilton School, to a number of about 300, were entertained to their annual outing on Friday afternoon, on Balintore green.

Reflections from Ross-shire 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago

Published: Mon 18 Sep 2017

Tuach's building at the top of Conon Bridge, pictured in the 1920s.

100 Years Ago Friday, September 21, 1917 THE weather in Ross-shire during the past fortnight has continued somewhat broken, with scarcely a whole day available for harvesting operations. Most of the crop is cut and in stock but very little progress has been made with leading, and farmers are somewhat anxious to get forward with the work, particularly those who have soldier labour. Farms which has been equipped with drying racks have a clear advantage in a year such as this.

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