Slideshow Back in the Day October

The October issue of Back in the Day is out now, some of the highlights in this latest edition are:

Schoolchildren from Sir E. Scott School in Harris pose in 1984. Find out who they are on page 4.

The Stornoway Choir took part in the Mod at Largs in 1965. Look at what else was making the news in the 60s on page 5.

The Loch Seaforth arrives in Stornoway for the first time in 1947. See this image and more on pages 6 & 7.

Read about the Macrae gamekeeping dynasty at Eishken on pages 8 & 9.

A group of Lewis Royal Naval Reservists pose at the beginning of the war in 1939. Read one RNR’s memories of call-up in ‘A Day to Remember’ on pages 10 & 11.

Our Merchant Navy Memories feature makes a welcome return on page 14.

This advert come from a 1920s guide to Stornoway. See snippets from this fascinating publication on pages 15, 16 & 17.

Can you helps us name these children from a North Uist school pictured in the mid 1960s. This photo forms part of David Whelan’s amazing story about his time on the island at that time. Read it on pages 22 & 23.

Cromwell Street in Stornoway in the 1960s. Can you name the man walking on the right? Take a closer look at the image on page 27.

Back F.C. are pictured here in 1947. Find out who the players are and see more football photos on page 31.