Reflections

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

All the pupils at Torridon Primary School gather for a class photograph. The picture was taken in the 1990s.

100 Years Ago From the Ross-shire Journal of Friday, June 15, 1917 BRAHAN - Death of Well Known Farmer - Much regret was expressed by a wide circle of friends last week at the death of a well-known farmer, Mr George Stewart, Bogbain. His family was one of the oldest on the Brahan estate, his ancestors having come here from Wigtownshire about 300 years ago, and were continuously employed on the estate.

Reflections from Ross-shire's old files 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago

Published: Sun 11 Jun 2017

Gaelic teacher Morag Ann MacLeod with her pupils outside Ullapool Leisure Centre in May, 1997.

100 Years Ago From the Ross-shire Journal of Friday, June 8, 1917 A PRIVATE of the Black Watch pleaded guilty in Dingwall Sheriff Court on Tuesday to stealing a watch. The military authorities, it was stated, were prepared to take him back to join a draft for the Front, and Sheriff Harvey said in view of the facts, he would admonish and dismiss him, the man giving an undertaking to keep out of further trouble.

Reflections from the Ross-shire Journal Old Files 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago

Published: Mon 05 Jun 2017

Achtercairn Junior Secondary School Gaelic Choir, now Gairloch Primary and High School, at the Wester Ross Mod in Ullapool in 1977 along with their teacher Heather Widdoes on the left in the back row.

100 Years Ago From the Ross-shire Journal of Friday, June 1, 1922 Dingwall Town Council, on the motion of ex-Provost Frew, at a special meeting, has passed a resolution protesting against the proposed hospital in the Black Isle, in or near to the camp of the County Regiment, for the treatment of venereal disease.

Reflections