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The Invergordon Archive

Coronation Trophy
The Invergordon Archive
Coronation Trophy

Mr S Mactaggart, Invergordon, presents the Ross W F A Coronation Trophy to D Ross, captain of Dingwall Thistle, who beat Alness 3-2 in the final at Invergordon.

(Image kindly supplied by Invergordon Off the Wall Web Site: www.invergordonoffthewall.co.uk/)
Picture added on 27 February 2006
Comments:
The man first left is Jimmy Farquhar and the man next to him with the flat cap is Sandy Fraser.
Added by John Urquhart on 27 February 2006
The man second left with the flat cap (don't know his name) was the Grieve (gaffer/foreman) at Inverbreakie Farm. I remember his face well from the tattie howkin when he kept a close watch to make sure all the crop was lifted. It's interesting that the Cup final was played at Inverg. Presumably as it was a neutral ground half way between the two competing clubs. Invergordon had a good team at this date but not good enough!
Added by Bill Geddes on 27 February 2006
Is the person in the middle of the photograph, behind the cup, Arthur Scott? It looks very much like him.
Added by Anne James now Anne Bridges on 27 February 2006
I think the man in the coat, collar and tie visible between the two youngsters on the right hand side of the photograph is Chic Ogilvie, Alness, who was one of the all time Ross County FC greats as a player, trainer, kit man from post war right through to the nineties.
Added by Graham Mackenzie on 28 February 2006
Sam MacTaggart (spg?) was the accountant in the Commercial Bank at Invergordon. Following amalgamations, this business became the National Commercial Bank and then the Royal Bank and continues to do business today from the same premises at 58 High Street.
Added by Ronald Stewart on 15 April 2011
The grieve at Inverbreakie Farm would have been Sandy Fraser grandfather of John Fraser & Alex Rose.
Added by Liz Taylor nee Askew on 02 June 2011
Yes Liz, you are right that is my Granda. Wee man, tough as nails and straight a man as anyone could ever meet. I spent all my holidays at Inverbreakie Farm working with him and the others on the farm. All I ever wanted to do was please him and make him proud of me, with the effort I put in. We were all so lucky to have him, Grannie, Cathie and Andy after our dad died.
Added by John Fraser on 03 June 2011
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