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Old ancestry visit genealogy Scottish family history photograph image of a crofter knitting outside her cottage on Fair Isle, Scotland Vintage Knitting, Lace Knitting, Knitting Stitches, Knitting Patterns, Stitch Patterns, Textiles, Art Du Fil, Knit Art, Fair Isles

Old ancestry visit genealogy Scottish family history photograph image of a crofter kinitting outside her cottage on Fair Isle, Scotland

Teenagers have always been heros: In 1914 an girl called Mairi Chisholm set out on her motor bike to work in the Belgian front-line trenches during the First World War treating the wounded. Women In History, World History, World War One, First World, Great Women, Amazing Women, Nairn Scotland, Brave Women, Interesting History

In 1914 an 18-year-old girl called Mairi Chisholm set out for London on her motor bike to see how she could help the war effort. She teamed up with a nurse called Elsie Knocker, who shared her spirit of adventure, and the pair of them went on to spend an incredible four years treating the wounded on the front line. They were the only women to live and work in the Belgian front-line trenches during the First World War.

:::::::::: Vintage Photograph :::::::::: Woman Crofter carrying a Peat basket ~ Isle of Harris. Crofting is a form of land tenure and small-scale food production unique to the Scottish Highlands From: Tour Scotland Photographs, please visit Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Isle Of Harris, Scotland History, Scottish Highlands, Scottish Clans, Celtic

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Tour Scotland photographs and videos from my tours of Scotland. Photography and videography, both old and new, from beautiful Scotland, Scottish castles, seascapes, rivers, islands, landscapes, standing stones, lochs and glens.

Bringing home the peats=Stornoway. Looks like she's knitting socks at the same time. Now this is what I would call MULTI TASKING. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Ireland Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Scotland History, Scottish Women, Erin Go Bragh, Brave

Bringing home the peats=Stornoway. Looks like she's knitting socks at the same time.

Old photograph of female farm workers in Argyll , Scotland . Campbell, a Scottish surname of Gaelic origins, was the most common surname in . Scottish People, Scottish Women, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Scotland History, Portraits, England, Thing 1, Ireland

Old Photograph Female Farm Workers Argyll Scotland

Old photograph of female farm workers in Argyll, Scotland. Campbell, a Scottish surname of Gaelic origins, was the most common surname in Argyll. The name itself derives from two Scottish Gaelic words. " Cam " meaning crooked, and " Beul " meaning mouth, together meaning " Crooked mouth " or " wry mouthed ", originally a nickname which over time became used as a surname. Campbell is the third most common surname in Northern Ireland, fourth most common in Jamaica, seventh most common in…

Tour Scotland Photographs: Old Photograph Fish Gutters Ullapool Scotland. Just incase you think your life is tough. No warm showers those days. Lucky if you had a bath once a week Old Pictures, Old Photos, Antique Photos, Hard Working Women, Working Woman, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Pictish Warrior, Scotland History

Old Photograph Fish Gutters Ullapool Scotland

Old photograph of fish gutters in Ullapool, Scotland. On the east shore of Loch Broom, Ullapool was founded in 1788 as a herring port by the British Fisheries Society. It was designed by Thomas Telford. The harbour is still the edge of the village, used as a fishing port, yachting haven, and ferry port. Ferries sail to Stornoway in the Outer Hebrides. The town was historically in Cromartyshire, a county made up of many separate enclaves scattered across northern Ross-shire. Cromartyshire was…

Deborah Kerr ~ - born Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer in Helensburg, Scotland, UK was a Scottish-born film theater and television actress. Cause of death, complications from Parkinson's disease. Hollywood Stars, Hooray For Hollywood, Hollywood Icons, Old Hollywood Glamour, Golden Age Of Hollywood, Vintage Hollywood, Hollywood Actresses, Classic Hollywood, Actors & Actresses

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Deborah Kerr ~ (1921 – 2007) classic, elegant Scottish red-headed actress. Born Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer, 30 September 1921, Helensburgh, Scotland, UK. Died 16 October 2007 (aged 86), Botesdale, Suffolk, England, UK.

Women from Calton ,Glasgow. Early century Welcome to Victorian Glasgow, take a step back in time and wonder down the lives and events of Glasgow's Victorian Era. Women In History, Family History, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Scottish Women, Glasgow Scotland, Edinburgh, Working Class, Edwardian Fashion

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A group of women from the Calton, early 20th century. These women are wrapped up warm in their shawls. Woolen shawls had been common outerwear for women in rural areas of Scotland for generations. They became fashionable among working-class Glasgow women during the mid-late 19th century, as mills in the city and in towns such as Paisley mass-produced these simple, often colourful garments for sale at relatively low prices.

Tour Scotland Photographs: Old Photograph Fishwife Packing Herring Peterhead Scotland Scotland History, Scotland Uk, Aberdeenshire Scotland, Old Portraits, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Scottish People, Scottish Women, Old Pictures

Old Photograph Fishwife Packing Herring Peterhead Scotland

Tour Scotland Photographs: Old Photograph Fishwife Packing Herring Peterhead Scotland