Old Photograph Crofter With Ox And Cart Fair Isle Scotland

Old photograph of a crofter with an Ox and cart on Fair Isle, Scotland. This is an island in northern Scotland, lying around halfway between mainland Shetland and the Orkney Islands.

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Old Photograph Cutting First Sod Talla Waterworks Scotland

Old photograph of cutting the first sod at Talla Waterworks, Tweedsmuir in the Scottish Borders, Scotland. Developed under the name of the New Water Supply by the Edinburgh and District Water Trust, the Talla Scheme was adopted on 11 October 1894. It comprised a storage reservoir, a service reservoir and filter, main and branch aqueducts, and a railway from Broughton Station to Talla. The authorising Act received the Royal Assent on 30 May 1895. This reservoir was formed by damming the Talla Water, a tributary of the River Tweed.

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Old Photograph Shore Road Kilchattan Bay Islay Scotland

Old photograph of cottages and houses on Shore Road in the village of Kilchattan Bay, Isle of Bute, Scotland. This Scottish village is named after the sixth century bishop, Saint Cathan, who established a hermitage here in AD 539. His nephew was Saint Blane and a chapel was established in his honour in the 12th century. St Blane's Chapel still exists as a ruin, one mile to the south of Kilchattan village.

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Old Photograph W Craig Butcher Horse And Cart Barrhead Scotland

Old photograph of W Craig, Butcher, with his horse and Cart outside Auntie Jean's cottage shop in Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, near Glasgow, Scotland.

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Old Photograph Plainstones Stromness Orkney Islands Scotland

Old photograph of buildings and people on Plainstones street in Stromness, Orkney Islands, Scotland.

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Old Photograph Church And Town Hall Inverkeithing Fife Scotland

Old photograph of the Church and Town Hall in Inverkeithing, Fife, Scotland.

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Old Photograph High Street Falkland Fife Scotland

Old photograph of people, cottage, houses, church and Palace on the High Street in Falkland village in Fife, Scotland.

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Old Photograph Wallyford Scotland

Old photograph of the Post Office in Wallyford near Musselburgh, Scotland. This Scottish village was initially populated by coal miners and later grew as a commuter town for workers in Musselburgh and Edinburgh. William " Willie " Park, Senior, born 30 June 1833, died 25 July 1903, was born in Wallyford, he was one of the pioneers of professional golf. He started out as a caddie, then later ran a golf equipment manufacturing business. On the course, he made his money from " Challenge matches" against rivals such as Old Tom Morris from St Andrews, Fife, Willie Dunn and Allan Robertson, which were the most popular form of spectator golf in his era. Park is best remembered as the winner of four Open Championships, including the inaugural event in 1860, when the field was just eight strong. His other victories came in 1863, 1866 and 1875. Park was the co holder of the record for most wins in the tournament until James Braid from Earlsferry, East Neuk of Fife picked up his fifth win in 1910. Park's brother, Mungo, and his son Willie, Jr. both also won the Open Championship.

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