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Mrs Skinner, fishwife on Shore St - c1932
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Mrs Skinner, fishwife on Shore St - c1932

From my grandmother's album. Taken in either 1931 or 1932 when she stayed in Cromarty with my father. Her husband was a Naval Officer, commanding HMS Repulse that was anchored in the Firth. She has written 'Mrs Skinner' under the picture.
Picture added on 13 September 2012 at 11:04
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Ian Dicken's Grandmother's Album
Hello Ian, I love your photos. Do you know the address of this house, or does anyone know this Mrs. Skinner?
Added by Pamela Hoad on 11 October 2012
Could this be Ann Taylor Manson Skinner, b.12.10.1836 d. 18.9.1915, who according to 1871 census lived at East Shore St.? She was married to John Skinner b.21.8.1826 d.7.2.1857 later married George Gordon Smith Skinner 9.12.1853. She had two sons Alexander Skinner (he married Catherine Hogg) and David Manson Skinner who married Elizabeth Ellen Simpson and emigrated to Sydney in 1884. See David Manson Skinner and family photograph picture #1878.
Added by Pamela Hoad on 11 October 2012
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