This is a group of strawberry pickers, around 1899-1900, in a field which used to be opposite the railway station. It was part of a nursery belonging to WG Holmes, Seed Merchant. The nursery mainly grew strawberries and fruit trees eg apples. pears, plums. It later became a football field and was known as Coronation Park. It is now a depot for a construction firm. Standing at back L to R - Macrae or Campbell (?), Janet ? (Knockbreck St). WG Holmes, Alick Munro (Mounteagle), Bob Stenhouse, Mrs Macdonald, William Munro, George Oman, George Graham, Angus Hepburn; group of three at LHS - ? Graham, George Mackenzie )former General Manager of British Linen Bank), Willie Holmes; group of four in middle - Roddie Ross, Andrew Ross, Andrew Gallie, Tom Mackenzie; Two at RHS - ? Cameron, ? Urquhart.
|Albums||Businesses / Farming / Occasions / People / Places|
|Date added||March 30th, 2004|
|Added by||Tain & District Museum|