Issue number 120

Issue no.120, Yule 2021 has a range of interesting material, mostly dedicated to the Centenary of the Shetland Society of Wellington. The content in this issue includes:

2022 – Centenary of the Shetland Society of Wellington by Peter Glensor

A great insight into the Wellington Society, from the first meeting in September 1922.

Shetland Society of Wellington – the first committee by Joan Robertson [member 51]

The detail added to the cover picture, the first ever committee. Mostly born in Shetland, the information for the first group to bring together the Shetland diaspora on the opposite side of the globe, in the growing community of Wellington where many would go on to contribute greatly.

Shetland Society of Wellington 100 years on by Jane Haskell [member 76]

Jane is committee member of the present group organising Shetland events in Wellington. A review of the present offerings from a healthy Shetland society, as she says “underpinning our programme of events is the pleasure of being with others who share a love of Shetland”.

Laevin dir mark by Mary Wood

Moncreiff Street, Stout Street, Lerwick Terrace, Taitville…

… brilliant historical information of the folk who literally left their mark in some of the placenames in Wellington

... all this and much more.