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Buns and bribery at Carloway School, 1885

Tasglann hosted Tom Mackenzie recently who was on a work experience placement from his school in Lancashire.  As part of his placement he box listed the records of Carloway School and found the following story in the pages of one of … Continue reading

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Friday letter; So here’s to you Mrs Matheson

Today’s little bit of history is a letter sent to Lady Matheson from a Mr Hutchison of Soval Lodge 150 years ago almost to the day.  The letter can be a little tricky to read in places, so a transcription … Continue reading

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