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TITLE
The 'Ellan Green', a bleaching green in Thurso
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CAITHNESS_CROFTING_79
PLACENAME
Thurso
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Thurso
PERIOD
1980s
CREATOR
Janet Maclean
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
2823
KEYWORDS
audios
lhousewife
housework
laundry
washing greens

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In this audio extract Mrs Janet Maclean of Thurso remembers the 'Ellan Green', a bleaching green beside the Thurso river, in the heart of the town. It is a reminder of the days when clothes were dried and bleached outside in a communal facility.

(full transcription to follow soon)

[Sir John and Sir Tollemache were members of the Sinclair family of lairds.]

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The 'Ellan Green', a bleaching green in Thurso

CAITHNESS: Thurso

1980s

audios; lhousewife; housework; laundry; washing greens;

Highland Libraries

Caithness Recordings: Miscellaneous

In this audio extract Mrs Janet Maclean of Thurso remembers the 'Ellan Green', a bleaching green beside the Thurso river, in the heart of the town. It is a reminder of the days when clothes were dried and bleached outside in a communal facility.<br /> <br /> (full transcription to follow soon)<br /> <br /> [Sir John and Sir Tollemache were members of the Sinclair family of lairds.]