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TITLE
The Harbour, Latheronwheel, Caithness
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1715
PLACENAME
Latheronwheel
DISTRICT
Caithness - Southern
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Latheron
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
33637
KEYWORDS
postcards
Caithness
harbours
fishing villages
herring port
herring ports
fishing port
fishing ports
herring fishing
fishing industry
The Harbour,  Latheronwheel,  Caithness

Postcard showing the harbour in Latheronwheel.

The village of Latheronwheel was set up in 1835 by Captain Robert Dunbar as a fishing village. It is thought that almost fifty boats may have used this harbour at the height of the herring industry boom in the north of Scotland.

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The Harbour, Latheronwheel, Caithness

CAITHNESS: Latheron

postcards; Caithness; harbours; fishing villages; herring port; herring ports; fishing port; fishing ports; herring fishing; fishing industry

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

Postcard showing the harbour in Latheronwheel.<br /> <br /> The village of Latheronwheel was set up in 1835 by Captain Robert Dunbar as a fishing village. It is thought that almost fifty boats may have used this harbour at the height of the herring industry boom in the north of Scotland.