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TITLE
George Morrison, Durness
EXTERNAL ID
PC_WMORRISON_073
PLACENAME
Durness
DISTRICT
Eddrachillis and Durness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Durness
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Willie Morrison
ASSET ID
30557
KEYWORDS
crofting
crofters
journalists
reporters
editors
crofts
George Morrison, Durness

This photograph is of George Morrison of Durness. It was taken in the mid-1930s.

George was the father of Willie Morrison, the Gaelic-speaking Highland journalist and editor. Willie was brought up at the family croft at Sangobeg, two miles southeast of Durness on Sutherland's northern coast. He recently retired after a long journalist career which began in 1966 with D.C. Thomson's Sunday Post. He also worked for the People's Journal, Alloa Advertiser, Lothian Courier and the Press and Journal. He edited the North Star for three years from 2002 to 2005, and ended his career with the Inverness Courier before retiring in 2006. He recently received the prestigious Barron Trophy at the Highlands and Islands Media Awards

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George Morrison, Durness

SUTHERLAND: Durness

1930s

crofting; crofters; journalists; reporters; editors; crofts

Willie Morrison

Willie Morrison Archive

This photograph is of George Morrison of Durness. It was taken in the mid-1930s.<br /> <br /> George was the father of Willie Morrison, the Gaelic-speaking Highland journalist and editor. Willie was brought up at the family croft at Sangobeg, two miles southeast of Durness on Sutherland's northern coast. He recently retired after a long journalist career which began in 1966 with D.C. Thomson's Sunday Post. He also worked for the People's Journal, Alloa Advertiser, Lothian Courier and the Press and Journal. He edited the North Star for three years from 2002 to 2005, and ended his career with the Inverness Courier before retiring in 2006. He recently received the prestigious Barron Trophy at the Highlands and Islands Media Awards