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Alison Ligertwood
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Alison Ligertwood

Now Alison Watson, seen on the harbour.
Picture added on 18 March 2005
Comments:
What harbour is this from?
Added by Mark Ligertwood on 16 May 2005
Hi Mark - the picture is taken from one part of Cromarty harbour (the Mole), looking into the basin.
Added by Garve Scott-Lodge on 16 May 2005
She is gorgeous. How come Darkie got her?
Added by Don Coutts on 21 June 2005
This is bizarre - my name also used to be Alison Ligertwood, now Alison Spencer.
Added by Alison Spencer on 16 March 2006
Was your dad William Ligertwood my dads uncle who i remember visiting when we were kids
Added by Charlie Ligertwood on 01 January 2009
Was the boat in the background owned by Skip MacKay at that time?
Added by D Manson on 02 January 2009
This system is not large enough to hold the the epic tales of Skip Mackay THAT is the "MFV ROBENA" She had more "mayday" calls than Days in the month of May
THE CREW WERE JUST AS FAMOUS RIGHT DOWN TO THE CABIN BOY "BULLER"
Added by DAVEY JONES 4/01 2009 on 04 January 2009
Scratching my head a bit I think it was the same era as the original Para Handy TV tales with Duncan Munro? A lot of the exploits were similar but with leanings towards the "fushing" as opposed to "coasting". Memory also says there was an expeditionary trip undertaken to the sand banks near where McDermots built their yard. Very forward thinking.
Added by Dennis Manson on 05 January 2009
oh an era to remember "danny pochie" up to his oxters in herring on an avochie boat An "gibbie maw" taking the bible to the pulpit for rev jenkins And mrs Airds canteen dinners out of this world Sunday school with mrs matheson in the west church The whist club christmas party who put all the cream cookies into the hall piano Ah the memories These were the things that made us what we are to day the "CROMS" WE NEED MORE tales and legends from that era
Added by DAVEY JONES 06/01 /2009 on 06 January 2009
Come on Dennis, Duncan Macrae not Duncan Munro. Yeh ive heard the story of the SOOTH SHORE as they called it when my Uncle George Shepherd Jamp over the side with a rope and near broke his ankles, they were that far ashore he thought they were in somebodies garden.
Added by Ronald Young on 12 January 2009
I am busy collecting stories about characters and life in the Fishertown for a exhibition this Summer in the Courthouse. Please share your stories and memories with me so that we can include them in the exhibition. There must certainly be plenty out there.
Added by Anne Short (Finlayson) on 14 January 2009
Yes, Charlie. My granda was called william ligertwood.
Added by NORA WATSON on 14 January 2009
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