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A glimpse of Latheronwheel Village

Postcard showing Latheronwheel village from a distance.

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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A glimpse of Latheronwheel Village

CAITHNESS: Latheron

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

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Postcard showing Latheronwheel village from a distance.<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.