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Cromarty Image Library

Jean Bell

My Family who lived in Cromarty

Girl Guides - c1933 John says "second from left is my mother Eva Isobel Macdonald - can anyone name the others in pictur...
Cromarty Outing c1935??? Campbell says: " I don't know where or when, or the photographer, but there are some names on the ba...
Cromarty from the Air - c1935 This is a brilliant shot showing some amazing detail, especially on the large and zoomified versions...
Postcard titled 'High Street, Cromarty' - c1913 This pic shows a very busy High St. Particularly of interest is the house on the left with the crows...
Navy Men marching down the High Street Navy Men in the High Street. Note the cellar steps and railings on the building on the left, and th...
Military Parade on High St - c1901? Soldiers wearing what look like Boer War uniforms.
Map of Cromarty - 1871 This map shows a number of differences from today. At the right hand side some houses can be seen to...
Cromarty from the Sutor - c1910 Very detailed picture showing all of Cromarty from roughly the chicken farm. Notice in particular th...
Cromarty from the west - c1903??? Note the horse and cart on the road below the photographer. Click the Zoomify button under the pi...
SS Sutors Built by Thornbush in Inverness in 1913, she served the Cromarty Steamship Company until she was sol...
Cromarty War Memorial The war memorial beside the Gaelic Chapel. Apologies for the large size of this image but it shows a...
Jemimaville Village - 1908 Although miss-spelt Jamimaville, this pic shows a number of shops in the hamlet.
Wedding of Peter Low & Mary Munro Ian says: "Wedding of Peter Low and Mary Munro 1933 at Rowan Cottage, Cromarty. Guests included L...
Fancy Dress - c1924 Catherine says "This is one from a box of photographs that belonged to my Grandparents David and Lil...
Four men This picture shows four men posing for a picture. The man on the left is the local policeman for wh...
Babs' Wedding - 1947 This photo from 1st Oct, 1947 shows a wedding full of local worthies. Can you name them? We've suppl...
Esther (Alice) Hossack - 1930 Andrew Bathie's Grand Aunt Esther (Alice) Hossack with fish basket in Shore St. What is the extremel...
Duke St - c1958 John Ferguson & Pat Swanson in front of Bullar McKay's house before it was restored. The Masonic Hal...
Duke Street Gardens Gardens at the Northern end of Duke Street, summer 2004.
Tunnel to Cromarty House This long tunnel was the servants entrance to the big house.
Cromarty House - c1918 This shows the Big House in good repair, and being used as a social focal point. There is a tennis c...
School Photograph - c1947 Do you recognize anyone, and can you pinpoint the year?
Lachie Winton & Ian Jack Ian says "Here’s proof that Lachie once was young and good looking."
Aerial view of Cromarty House This is an aerial view of Comarty House with other houses appearing at the top of the picture (Clune...
Cromarty House The year is a complete guess on this one. See also picture #290.
Shooting Party on the steps of Cromarty House Are these member's of staff, or the family and friends? I've guessed at 1897 as we don't have any ot...
Cromarty House Gardens Postcard published by Hossack & McLeod, Cromarty, showing the (now) walled garden with the old Manse...
Cromarty House Gardens Two children can be seen playing in the beautifully laid out gardens, with the Old Manse and Clunes ...
Church Street - c 1925 A great view of Church Street with only one car parked in it. On the stone beside the Perth Dye ...
PC45 William Macdonald Jean says "This is my late uncle, PC45 William Macdonald who was born in The Mains, Cromarty in Sept...
Dancers at the Regatta - c1933? Jean says "My late sister Emily Taylor (1918-1945) who lived at 5 Duke Street is second from left an...
School Photograph 1926 Taken in 1926, this photograph is interesting because several children are without footware. Back...
Emily Taylor - c1932 Jean says: "Regatta in Cromarty - my sister Emily Taylor aged 14 dressed and ready for the highland...
Cromarty Scout Troop - c1924 Jean says: "The Cromarty Scout Troop - my cousin Thomas Campbell Macdonald aged 10? is third from ri...
Regatta Spectators - c 1930 Andrew Bathie's father has identified a number of the individuals in the picture and listed below ...
Jessie Reid Classmates 1929 Eric Malcolm gave this picture to my brother Peter, the year we think is 1929, Mother would be aged ...
Dick Whittington Pantomime 1928 This is also from Eric Malcolm's collection and passed to me from my brother Peter, our Mother Jessi...
William James Taylor c1927/28? Jean says "This picture is of my brother Bill, born 1919 at the Mains in Cromarty, and later lived a...
Emily Taylor - c1930 Jean says "Another one of Emily aged 12 in her Girl Guides uniform. Anyone recognise the house w...
Girl Guides in the Factory - c1930?? This is a fascinating picture for a couple of reasons. The names of three of the girls are written o...
3 Friends on their way to Cromarty - c1929 James says: "Travelling by the train from Hamilton to visit family in Cromarty - circa 1929 Le...
John MacDonald - c1933 Jean says "This picture is of my Grandad John Macdonald (1864-1934) with a younger friend standing o...
Cromarty Firth Map Cromarty and surrounding area from a map dated 1826. A number of areas bounded in red also bear t...
Donnie, Skip, Elvis et al in the Royal Elvis spent only a very short time in Scotland on his way home from national service in Germany. He'...
Old Croms c1926 Jean says "My grandfather John MacDonald a first cousin of Major General Sir Hector MacDonald with m...
Clark - Taylor Wedding This is almost identical to picture #564, but with a few additional faces.
Clark - Taylor Wedding - c1924 Date is a guess - will get an update from Catherine. Catherine says:- This is my Grandparents wed...
Satellite Image of Cromarty Satellite pics are becoming much more accessible on the internet nowadays. This is a screen shot fro...
A new day dawning over Cromarty - 2002 Taken from Newhall point, Cromarty is on the right-hand side of the firth with the north Sutor on th...
The Taylor Family c1926 Jean says "Father Victor (Vic-Royal Marines) and Mother Ina Taylor(nee Macdonald) with sister Emily...
The Couper family - c1927? The two youngest children are still in Cromarty Helen Hogg and Ronald Couper. Do you know where this...
Urquharts & Fergusons - 1924 Info from Margaret Urquhart:- "The photograph was probably taken during the summer of 1924 at the...
Cromarty FC - c1920?? Back row: ?, ?,Robert Urquhart, ?, ?, ?, ?, Mr Cox. Front row: ?, ?, Mr Couper, ?, Mr Neill?? ...
Wedding of Jessie Ferguson - c1924 Margaret says "On the left at the front is Mrs Ferguson, mother of the bride. On the right is th...
Cover of 'My Little Town of Cromarty' David Alston's new book, 'My Little Town of Cromarty: the history of a northern Scottish town' has j...
Bain Family Paul says "This is a photo of John Bain, Provost of Cromarty in 1932 and 1935. The details of John B...
Isabella Bain Paul says "Isabella Bain (nee Munro) was born on 12 Jan 1833 in Helmeur. She was baptized on 21 Jan ...
Roderick James Duff Paul says:- "This is Roderick James Duff, my Grandad, who lived at 35 Bank Street. [picture #1158] ...
John and Tabitha Bain - c1937 Tabitha's maiden name was Gayer.
John and Tabitha Bain and family - c1908 Back Row (L-R): Gladys, Lily, John, Tabitha, Herbert Front Row (L-R): Archie, Florrie, Leonard, Hil...
Jerry Smith c1975 Sitting in the lounge bar of the Royal. Behind him is a poster for the band, Gaberlunzie (www.gaberl...
Bain Party Lots of well known faces - Jackie Bain, Cynthia Bain and their sister Margaret are in there, along w...
The tunnel to Cromarty House View of the tunnel to Cromarty House. This was used as a servants entrance. The postcard was produc...
McLeman Family Margaret says "The attached photo shows, L - R Ena Mcleman (Robina), with baby. I think baby is Ale...
James Reid 1863 - 1943 Former Provost of Cromarty.
School Photo C1939 This is a numbered version of image 883 that my father has attempted to name as many as he can remem...
Fourways Club Easter Bonnet Competition 1st Iris Winton 2nd Mary Munro 3rd Jean Young and Dod
Iris Winton and Jean Young Iris and Jean won the 'Best Dressed Stallholders' competition for the Fourways Club. John McBean loo...
Posing in Bayview Iris Winton and Peg Shepherd.
William Walsh - HMS Natal - c1912 Joe says "This is a photograph of my grandfather William Walsh, Stoker 1st Class, on the HMS Natal w...
Vic Taylor and others Jean says "old photograph of my late father Vic Taylor and others in Cromarty circa 1928. I would li...
Church St The Cromarty Boot & Shoe Shop and J Couper's at the west end of the street.
School Photograph 1935 Back Row: Ernie Jack, Ewen Gillies, Douglas Matheson, Davie Stewart, George Eastwood, Bobby Hogg, At...
Fishermen on the Shore James says:- Left to right: unidentified, Andrew 'Puffer' Finlayson, my grandfather James Reid (1...
Little Vennel This early picture captures some of the fisher folk at work. I would guess that this dates to about ...

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