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TITLE
David and Barbara Morrison, Sangobeg, Durness
EXTERNAL ID
PC_MORRISON_5
PLACENAME
Durness
DISTRICT
Eddrachillis and Durness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Durness
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Willie Morrison
ASSET ID
29289
KEYWORDS
people
crofters
crofting
crofts
fishing
David and Barbara Morrison, Sangobeg, Durness

This photograph is of David and Barbara Morrison, the paternal grandparents of the Highland journalist and editor, Willie Morrison. It was taken in the late 1930s at Sangobeg, Durness.

David and Barbara had nine of family, eight of whom survived, plus a daughter Barbara had earlier out of wedlock, to the son of a house in which she worked in Edinburgh as a maid. Barbara was also a Morrison, from Badcall, Scourie. She was very deaf as a result of a bout of scarlet fever in childhood. David was a crofter-fisherman and to supplement his living he also made shoes. David died, aged 82, in January 1941; Barbara in July 1952, aged 76

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David and Barbara Morrison, Sangobeg, Durness

SUTHERLAND: Durness

1930s

people; crofters; crofting; crofts; fishing

Willie Morrison

Willie Morrison Archive

This photograph is of David and Barbara Morrison, the paternal grandparents of the Highland journalist and editor, Willie Morrison. It was taken in the late 1930s at Sangobeg, Durness. <br /> <br /> David and Barbara had nine of family, eight of whom survived, plus a daughter Barbara had earlier out of wedlock, to the son of a house in which she worked in Edinburgh as a maid. Barbara was also a Morrison, from Badcall, Scourie. She was very deaf as a result of a bout of scarlet fever in childhood. David was a crofter-fisherman and to supplement his living he also made shoes. David died, aged 82, in January 1941; Barbara in July 1952, aged 76