Tag Archives: Lord Leverhulme

Friday photo; the birth of a town

The portion of a card seen above and below were found in the James Shaw Grant collection, and bear a striking resemblance to the Christmas Card sent by Lord Leverhulme featured on our blog in the past. The card has … Continue reading

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An Archive Tour of Stornoway

On Monday night I presented a paper entitled An Archive Tour of Stornoway to Stornoway Historical Society in the Council Chambers at Sandwick Road to around 50 people.  The talk took the form of a wander around the streets of Stornoway, stopping off … Continue reading

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Friday Christmas Card; Lord Leverhulme in 1920

Following on from last week’s post, here we have the card that Leverhulme sent out for the Christmas of 1920.  On the cover there is a picture of him in May of the same year, about to embark on a … Continue reading

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Friday Christmas Gift; Loose Leaves from the Lews

In the spirit of all things Yuletide we have forgone our Friday Photo and instead present the Christmas gift given to Lord Leverhulme from his son in 1918.  This booklet contains a series of poems, photographs and sketches created both … Continue reading

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Do you know where this is? ***Now we do!***

Yesterday Donna and David were lucky enough to visit Tolsta and meet with the historical society.   Whilst there, society member Rhoda mentioned that they too have an outdoor sermon photograph where they do not know the location.  The members are … Continue reading

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