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Cromarty Image Library

Paul Thomas

My grandfather, Roderick James Duff, lived in Cromarty when he was younger. he lived at 35 Bank Street with his sister Jess, his dad Roderick and his mother Isabella (nee Bain). He was born in 1928.

3 Croms Derry Duff is in the centre.
3 Friends and bike Derry Duff is in the middle. Can you identify the others, or the house behind?
Bain Family Paul says "This is a photo of John Bain, Provost of Cromarty in 1932 and 1935. The details of John B...
Boats in the harbour - c1948 Moored with the bows pointing inwards - this fashion had changed by the 1970s, with most moored faci...
Chickens in the Factory Buildings Glynis Duff, daughter of Derry Duff [picture #1412], who visited Cromarty in 1955.
Cromarty School Photo - 1935 Paul says "My Grandad, Derry Duff, is last on the right of the back row."
Derry and Isabella Duff - c1945 In the doorway to 35 Bank St [picture #1158]
Derry Duff - 1991 Paul says "This is a more recent picture of my Grandad taken in 1991. The pictures show my Nan and G...
Derry Duff and friend Derry is on the right, standing by the harbour with the parapet wall behind him.
Derry Duff and friend - c1945 I don't recognize the doorway - any ideas?
Duff family on holiday - 1955 Paul says "my great grandmother, Isobella Duff, my Nan, Evelyn Duff and my Mother Glynis Duff. My Mo...
Harbour in the 40s Taken during a regatta, this shot shows that the new pontoons are not this first we've had! The g...
Hughie Fraser - c1950 Paul says "This is a picture of Hughie Fraser. I beleive he was my Grandads best friend in Cromarty....
Isabella Bain Paul says "Isabella Bain (nee Munro) was born on 12 Jan 1833 in Helmeur. She was baptized on 21 Jan ...
Jessie Duff On the beach in front of the Royal with the extended jetty behind her.
Jessie Duff Jessie was the daughter of Roddy and Ella Duff, and brother of Derry. They lived at 35 Bank St.
John and Tabitha Bain - c1937 Tabitha's maiden name was Gayer.
Pipe Band in front of the Royal See also picture #1424
Pipe Band in front of the Royal The gable end of the front factory building (demolished in the 70s) can be seen. See also picture #1...
Regatta Boats in the Vs with spectators on the jetty.
Roderick James Duff Paul says:- "This is Roderick James Duff, my Grandad, who lived at 35 Bank Street. [picture #1158] ...
Tractor on Shore Road - 1955 JS 7502 with Glynis Duff in the driving seat. The Cromarty signpost can be seen in the background, a...
In front of the Royal - c1948 Great pic showing a side view of the Girnal (storehouse) which was knocked down in the 60s. Facin...
Sheep shearing Possibly at Townlands farm, but what is the silhouette on the left? Also see picture #1459.
A break during shearing Donald McBean is the man nearest the camera - who are the others. See also picture #1458.
Duff family on Shore St - 1955 Evelyn Duff, Glynis Duff and Ella Duff (l to r) sitting on the wall on Shore St. The pic has been ta...
Farming Group Excellent clear photo of some farm workers enjoying a break. Do you recognise anyone?
Farming scene Looks like it's on Newton or Rosefarm.
Gent & Boy in kilt Not sure who this is or where it is - any ideas?
Ella and Roddy (Derry) Duff Outside 35 Bank St

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