A WEBSITE DEDICATED TO THE SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE SEABOARD VILLAGES
We Will Remember Them WW1
The Royal Oak
Ronnie John McAngus Hart Memories
Boats and Disasters
Loss of the topsail schooner the ‘Janet Storm’ in 1892.
Wreck of the Leon Raymundo.
Thomas Vass, The Pearl, 1928.
Fish Wives and Herring Girls
Hilton of Cadboll School
Memories of Mr Crawford
Mr Gordon Crawford – Hilton Junior Secondary School Headmaster
Article on Mr Crawford
Hilton Drama Club, 1939.
The First Schools in the Seaboard Villages. – Written by Dr J.A Skinner. March, 2014.
Gaelic History in the Seaboard Villages
The Middle Ages to 1750
1750 – 1850 – the century of ‘Improvement’ and the spread of English
1850 – 1950 : “English for business, Gaelic for God”
From World War 2 up to now: the English-speaking generations
Placenames of Easter Ross
Walter Balfour with the Dewar Cup, circa late 20’s
Seaside Rovers, circa 1950.
People of the Seaboard Villages
Newsclippings and Articles
Seaboard Merchant Seamen.
Stories, Poems and Folklore
A. Ross – Memories of a Bygone Age
Alex M Ross – Social Life among the Easter Ross Fishermen
Archie McRae Poem – Balintore
Artar Ross – The Kings Sons
Babsie Tom’s memories
Donnie Vass – Shandwick Poem
Hector McNair – Contentment
Helen Skinner – Three Kings Story
Hilton School on the Hill Song
Jock Frasers Poem – McRaes of Balintore
Katie Ross Stories
A direct hit
A Helping Hand
A Fishing Trip
At the Corner
During the War
The days when the seagull was king poem – Hugh Skinner
The Gravy Trail Story
The Road to Balintore Poem
FISHERFOLK FESTIVAL 2017
FISHERFOLK FESTIVAL 2016
FISHERFOLK FESTIVAL 2015
FISHERFOLK FESTIVAL 2014
Sutherland Munro MM, Canadians, WW1.
Findlay McFadyen Ross MC, son of John Ross, Missionary, Killed in Action, 1st August 1918.
Kenneth McRae DCM, MM and Bar, Canadians, Killed In Action, WW1.
Archie McRae, Canadians, WW1.
Murdo McRae DCM, Seaforth Highlanders and Machine Corp. WW1.
Ewan McRae, Seaforth Highlanders, WW1.
David Ross, Worcesters, son of Andrew M. Ross, Balintore, Killed in Action, WW1.
Robert Ross, Seaforth Highlanders and Machine Gun Corp,Killed in Action, WW1.
James Roderick Watt, Pioneer Corp. Killed in Action, WW1.
John Ross, Seaforth Highlanders, WW1.
Jack Skinner, 4 Shore Street, Balintore, WW1.
Finlay MacLeod, Fife and Forfarshire Yeomanry, WW1.
William Ross, RAFVR, Killed in Action, WW2.
P/O William Ross RAFVR. Lost on operations 10 July 1942.
Robert [Robba] Ross, RAFVR. WW2.
Dan Ross [Danna], RAFVR, WW2.
James Oliver [ Jimmack ]. Landed with his regiment ahead of the troops on D-Day. He was part of a team that cleared the mines on the beaches.
David Erskine BEM, Royal Engineers. Award British Empire Medal for pulling a Canadian pilot out of a burning plane just after D-Day.
Jackie MacRae, Seaforth Highlanders. WW2.
Jackie MacRae’s Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders, WW2.
Jackie MacRae, Seaforth Highlanders, WW2.
Grace McWilliam [Munro], Scottish Ambulance Service, Aberdeen, WW2.
Jean May, RAF, WW2, daughter of Catherine Sutherland Wood [May]
David Ross, RAF
Jackie Ross, Hilton, National Service, 1949.
Robbie Vass. National Service.
Frank Ross, National Service.
George Oliver and Donald Bain, National Service.
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