SLIDESHOW - April’s Back in the Day

The next edition of ‘Back in the Day’ is out next week, and here is a preview of what will feature.

Can you helps us name these pupils that were in Lionel School in 1976/77? Get a closer look at the photo on page 4 of ‘Back in the Day’.

Read about the phototypesetting days at the Stornoway Gazette on page 14.

Read about the phototypesetting days at the Stornoway Gazette on page 14.

Pictured is Robert McIver, one of the ‘Two Cousins’ in Iain Smith’s series, which continues on page 5.

The successful Acres Boys’ Club squads line up in the late 1970s. Do you recognise any of the players who appear on page 6?

Read David S.D. Jones interesting piece on the Gress Sporting Estate on pages 8 & 9.

John M. Macleod is pictured right in Egypt in 1946. Read the Rev. Angus Smith’s touching tribute to him on pages 10 & 11.

Read about the phototypesetting days at the Stornoway Gazette on page 14.

These folk are pictured at the Leverburgh Show in the late 50s. Find out who they are on page 15.

Prime Minister Chamberlain waves a peace agreement about in 1938. Read Donald Macdonald’s fascinating article on the 1930s on pages 16 & 17.

Find out about the Old Stornoway Castle (pictured just left of centre) on page 24.

A group of youngsters from Leurbost enjoy a day out in 1947. Their names appear with the image on page 27.

The music featured in the slideshow is Là bha’n Ridire ag ól by Gria.