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Naval battle in Lerwick harbour

1st
Jul
2020
The fascinating detail of a battle in Lerwick Harbour in 1640

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Dispecta est Thule

5th
Jun
2020
Shetland archivist, Brian Smith's detailed account of the source of Dispecta est Thule

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A trip home!

5th
Jun
2020
The author describes why the trips home are so very important

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The Shetland - JFK connection

24th
May
2020
Nestled by a lake in the north end of Woodlawn Cemetery in New York City’s Bronx sits a number of modest gravestones, dwarfed by large pillar adorned with an angel. Carved on the base of the pil...

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Drive through Shetland - on YouTube

23rd
May
2020
During a time when travel to Shetland is not possible, and as this piece is published that looks a bit away, you might like to peek at the work of a recent visitor, Mr Ernie Ramaker, a Dutch tour...

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Mr Andrew Goudy, watchmaker

22nd
May
2020
From The Shetland Times, 1st October, 1887 Obituary of the tate Mr Andrew Goudy Born at Clumlie, Dunrossness 6th June, 1802 and died 10th November, 1870. A watchmaker to trade “The late Mr A...

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The Pioneers of the Temperance Movement in Lerwick

22nd
May
2020
Excerpts from The Pioneers of the Temperance Movement in Lerwick Being an Address delivered at the Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Opening of the Rechabite Hall, Lerwick, April 5th, 1922 b...

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Montfield House, Lerwick. A house outside the Burgh Road

11th
May
2020
A house now well within the town boundry once held a prominent position outside the Burgh Road.

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The loss of S.S. Giralda

10th
May
2020
Charlie Simpson writes in detail about the ship and the loss on 30th January, 1940

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OBE For Shetland Shipmaster

4th
May
2020
Order of the British Empire award for Shetland mariner.

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Hints and Tips

4th
May
2020
One of a regular column published in our journal Coontin Kin

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The Remarkable will of James Inkster

4th
May
2020
The Remarkable will of James Inkster by Alan Beattie This article originally appeared in Coontin Kin 87, Simmer 2013. Wills are a useful source for family history. It is a pity that there are so few...

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Captain Thomas Henry OBE

1st
May
2020
Thomas Henry, born in Cullivoe, Yell in 1904 went on to recieve an OBE.

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A Sad Tale - The Nesting Fever Case

29th
Apr
2020
A letter in The Shetland Times from March, 1880 sadly tells the desperate tale of a lady from Nesting

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Is this Ann Davidson from Unst?

26th
Apr
2020
A member of the Society is trying to identify the people in this photo. Pat Taylor thinks this is Ann Davidson from Unst, her great grandmother. Born in 1854, who married Alexander Campbell.

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