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Friday photo: A happy sailor

One of my favourite collections in the archives if that of Dr Norman Morrison, the naturalist, policeman, union activist and photographer who was born in Shawbost.  Although he worked away in Glasgow and Argyll as a policeman, he regularly returned … Continue reading

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Tormod an t-Seoladair: Afternoon conference

A series of glassplate negatives of Shawbost and Bragar taken in the 1910s has lead to this afternoon event taking place on 18 July 2013 at 1pm at the Old School Community centre in Shawbost.  The images were taken by … Continue reading

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Friday photos: Norman Morrison of Shawbost

Norman Morrison was born in Shawbost in 1879 in Shawbost on the west side of Lewis.  He left the island to join the police force in Glasgow.  He had an interesting career and following events in Oban he was instrumental in … Continue reading

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