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The Early Days of Dounreay by James Gunn

Our latest talk on Wednesday 12th June at 7 pm in Thurso Library will be given by Dounreay historian James Gunn.  This should be of interest to anyone who worked/works at Dounreay.

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Publication for sale

The latest in the series of Memorial Inscriptions is now available for sale.  The book contains information from headstones within the 2nd cemetery of Olrig, Castletown and date range from 1864-2018.  The book costs £3 members/£4 non-members plus postage if required. To compliment this publication the 1st Olrig cemetery Memorial Inscriptions has been reprinted and is available at the same prices per copy as above.

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My research about John Mackay WW1 soldier and uncle

An illustrated talk to be given by Sinclair Manson about his research into the life of his uncle John Mackay who served in World War 1  The talk will be held in Thurso Library, Davidsons Lane, Thurso on Wednesday 10th April at 7 pm.  Everyone welcome.

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Grave Outlook

Harry Gray in his inimitable style will deliver a talk entitled “Grave Outlook” on Tuesday 26th March at 7.30 p.m in Mackay’s Hotel, Wick. This is a pre-Conference event (30th Annual Conference and Family History Fair of the Scottish Association of Family History Societies – see details elsewhere on the website) and everyone is welcome. Entry is by donation.

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Caithness Galore

Garance Warburton from Caithness Archive will be guest speaker at the latest meeting of Caithness Family History Society on Wednesday 13th March 2019 at 7 pm in the Nethercliffe Hotel, Wick. All welcome

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AN UNFINISHED HISTORY OF ACKERGILL

CHANGE OF SPEAKER – Wednesday 13th February Unfortunately Alan McIvor is unwell and unable to give his presentation on Wednesday evening. However Ian Leith our Vice Chair has agreed to give a talk entitled ‘An Unfinished History of Ackergill’ in his place.

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