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The Invergordon Archive

Hogmanay 1956
The Invergordon Archive
Hogmanay 1956

Rear: Jock Mitchell, Billy Geddes,butcher & wife;
Front: Mrs Mitchell,? ? Jean Adams.
Picture added on 07 October 2006
Comments:
Second in the front row is Mrs Gunn, who lived in Queen Street, her husband drove for the Highland Omnibuses, next to her is Thelma Mitchell who is married to Jack Mitchell, they both live in Alness.
Added by John Urquhart on 07 October 2006
Is the butcher called Donald Mackenzie? I seem to remember he inherited a share in Mackenzie Bros the Butchers (See picture #763) in the late 50s and lived over the shop, but as a joiner to trade he was remembered more for his alterations to the shop than for his butchery skills.
Added by Rod Bell on 08 October 2006
Yes Roddy, you are right, it is Donald MacKenzie and his wife Mary.
Added by John Urquhart on 10 October 2006
Donald the Butcher a gent, famous for water skiing in the Firth.
Added by Mark on 14 October 2006
Donald MacKenzie is my grandad and is still completely recognisable from this picture! He still lives in Invergordon and is a absolute star, probably the nicest man you will ever meet!
Added by Lauren Mackay on 10 August 2007
Jock Mitchell is holding my dolly Jean who I got from Santa. I've still got it but it's in the attic because it freaks out my daughters and grandchildren. She still has her duffle coat.
Added by Jeanette Geddes (Bremner) on 06 July 2010
Front row is Catherine Mitchell, Nan Gunn(Mitchell), Thelma Mitchell and Jean Adam.
Added by Elaine Maclellan (Ross) on 02 August 2016
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