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The Invergordon Archive

Rachael and Dan Sutherland
The Invergordon Archive
Rachael and Dan Sutherland

These were my Grandparents Rachael and Dan Sutherland who lived at 136 High Street before moving to Shore Road. The photo was taken in my Aunt's garden in Queen St, No. 43 I think!

(The date of the picture is not known - Site Admin.)
Picture added on 10 May 2008
Comments:
Joe, Dan looks familiar to me. Perhaps if you told me where he worked, I would remember better.
Added by Harry O'Neill on 13 May 2008
Joe I can recall your grandmother and know exactly where 136 High Street was. I am not sure whose it was but I used to take a baby out in its pram from that address when I was about twelve yeas old. Could it have been a child of Nora's? It wouldn't have been you as I am only four years older than you.
Added by Janet Shoosmith nee Macpherson on 13 May 2008
Harry, I belive that one time he was the grieve at Balintraid, then I remember him working for a construction firm at Conon Bridge; after that he worked on the hydro-elctric dam at Cannich? Then he retired at age 65. He passed away when he about 82/3 years of age in '72/3!

Janet, that may have been one of my cousins Yvonne or Gordon Hearn - they were Sybil's children. Sadly Yvonne passed away suddenly in Dingwall where she had married and settled down. If it was Nora's then it would have been either Donald or Josephine!
Added by Joe MacDonald on 14 May 2008
Joe, I should have waited to see this photo as well before my last comment. I knew your Granny when she came to visit Nora. I also remember taking Donald for walks in his pram. Janet, it looks like Donald was not short on being taken out for walks.
Added by Rosalie Samaroo (Graham) on 16 May 2008
Rosalie, I remember being so impressed hearing you playing the Minute Waltz on the piano at your Grandmother's house in Clyde Street. I hated school singing classes with Miss Nichol as I could not sing and always admired your beautiful singing voice.

Added by Janet Shoosmith nee Macpherson on 30 May 2008
Janet, thanks for your comment. I don't play the piano anymore. When I stopped the piano lessons with Jim Maclennan I was told that I would regret it when I was older. He was right, and I do.!! My four daughters play the piano beautifully and sing really well. I remember you so well and it's so good to see your comments on this site.
Added by Rosalie Samaroo (Graham) on 31 May 2008
Just looking at this and realised that is my Great Granny; I had never seen a photo of her before, nice to see it on here
Added by Heather Nic on 26 May 2014
I have someone who lived in High Street 142 she had a little boy in 1925 Margaret Bain was her name has anyone any memories of her.
Added by Ruth Cordiner on 03 October 2014
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