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Dornoch Light Orchestra circa 1925
Dornoch Light Orchestra circa 1925

Monochrome photograph of the Dornoch Light Orchestra c 1925. Left to right back row: ‘Dodo’ McLean (George McLean’s grandfather, Bridge Street); 2nd left McGregor the post – Embo St; 3rd Willie Samson (lived next to Gillespie’s newsagents – now electrical shop); 4th Donnie Bremner (violin); 5th William Calder Bremner (viola & cello)
Front left to right: a post; 2nd Isabel Campbell (her mother built the old post office in town and ran her own business) 3rd left Willie Hugh Innes, Band Leader (John Innes’ father, his widow lives next to Kennesdale); 4th Florrie Arthur (father a solicitor) 5th Sandy Matheson (Nellie Matheson’s brother, Castle St - Adam Grant cleared her house & found the Dornoch band & Carnegie button [TIF file now held by the museum is of much better quality than framed version 2002.230]
Picture added on 28 October 2010 at 16:12
Front row 2nd left Isobel Campbell who lived in the Post Office and played violin

Many thanks for the additional information. Administrator.
Added by Helen Baldwin ( daughter) on 18 January 2011
I am wondering if "Sandy (Alexander) Matheson" the brother of Nellie (Helen) Matheson of Castle St is the same person who was brother to Walter Matheson (see photo No: 255). Walter had an elder sister born 1882 called Helen (Nellie) Matheson and a younger brother called Alexander Matheson born 1888. Along with Mary Kennedy Matheson (the eldest sibling and Art Teacher at Balvraid School) they lived at number 5 Castle Street (from the 1911 census) with their parents George and Isabella. -
Added by MASIS PANOS on 04 January 2018
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