Scotlands Places Archive website
Records for Burghead including maps of fishing grounds etc.
Historical Currency converter
Find out how yesterday’s prices compare to 2005’s prices.
How do herring nets work- a series of fishing links provided by Headteacher, Trsitan Walker. Many are on Scran. N.B:To access Scran the user needs to be in a Scottish school, library or have a individual licence to access the content.
Introduction to curing: Ways of preserving the fish (red herring, white herring, kippers and bloaters)
How and why were herring cured
Early Scottish fishing boats
Scran- Knitting wiskar,wisker or whisker
Scran link to information and photo of a knitting wisker. You need to be in a Scottish School or library to use this link
or access Scran through your Moray library card here and search for knitting wisker or fisherwoman’s knitting belt. Scran is an excellent resource full of photographs and videos on a wide range of topics.
There are number of names for the Clootie Mats. They can be called “proggy mat”. There are also Clootie trees decorated with Clootie rags. A search for any of these keywords will bring up many images of these traditional craft activities.
Britain from Above
Britain from Above presents the unique Aerofilms collection of aerial photographs from 1919-1953. You have to register to zoom into these amazing pictures, identify unlocated images, and share memories.
There are numerous places in Moray represented including Lossiemouth, Moray, Elgin, Dufftown, Knockando, Keith, Innes House, Glenlivet, Cullen, Orton House, Forres and Portknockie.