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TITLE
Transport in and around Wick in the 1920s & 1930s (5)
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CAITHNESS_CROFTING_57
PLACENAME
Wick
DISTRICT
Eastern Caithness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Wick
PERIOD
1980s
CREATOR
W Budge
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
41351
KEYWORDS
audios
transportation
buses
horse-drawn vehicles

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Mr W Budge belonged to a family of coal merchants in Wick. In this extract, Mr Budge remembers a local worthy in Wick called Acker who operated a cab business. He also mentions Cuba Cormack a retired businessman who possibly got his nickname from a time he stayed in the Caribbean.

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Transport in and around Wick in the 1920s & 1930s (5)

CAITHNESS: Wick

1980s

audios; transportation; buses; horse-drawn vehicles

Highland Libraries

Caithness Recordings: Transport

Mr W Budge belonged to a family of coal merchants in Wick. In this extract, Mr Budge remembers a local worthy in Wick called Acker who operated a cab business. He also mentions Cuba Cormack a retired businessman who possibly got his nickname from a time he stayed in the Caribbean.<br /> <br /> (full transcription to follow soon)