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TITLE
Macpherson family on board the S.S. Sheila
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00394
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
DATE OF IMAGE
1925
PERIOD
1920s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
12109
KEYWORDS
Macpherson family
steamer
S.S. Sheila
children
Macpherson family on board the S.S. Sheila

Mrs Margaret Macpherson, wife of the photographer and chemist Duncan Macpherson, had a sister living in Stornoway. The family boarded the steamer in Kyle of Lochalsh when visiting her. In this photograph, Mrs Macpherson, with her children Mary and Neil, are accompanied by another of Margaret's sisters, Chrissie, who taught in Perthshire at the time. The S.S. Sheila, built for MacBrayne's in 1904, crossed the Minch between Kyle and Stornoway carrying freight and passengers, until she ran aground in 1927


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Macpherson family on board the S.S. Sheila

ROSS: Lochalsh

1920s

Macpherson family; steamer; S.S. Sheila; children

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

Mrs Margaret Macpherson, wife of the photographer and chemist Duncan Macpherson, had a sister living in Stornoway. The family boarded the steamer in Kyle of Lochalsh when visiting her. In this photograph, Mrs Macpherson, with her children Mary and Neil, are accompanied by another of Margaret's sisters, Chrissie, who taught in Perthshire at the time. The S.S. Sheila, built for MacBrayne's in 1904, crossed the Minch between Kyle and Stornoway carrying freight and passengers, until she ran aground in 1927 <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href= "mailto: skyeandlochalsh.archives@highlifehighland.com" >Skye and Lochalsh Archives</a>