Cromarty Archive

Mrs Skinner, fishwife on Shore St - c1932

Mrs Skinner, fishwife on Shore St - c1932

Date Added: 13 September 2012 Contributor: Ian Dickens Year: 1932 Picture No: 3196

From my grandmother's album. Taken in either 1931 or 1932 when she stayed in Cromarty with my father. Her husband was a Naval Officer, commanding HMS Repulse that was anchored in the Firth. She has written 'Mrs Skinner' under the picture.

Groups: Ian Dicken's Grandmother's Album


Hello Ian, I love your photos. Do you know the address of this house, or does anyone know this Mrs. Skinner? Comment left on 11 October 2012 at 01:06 by Pamela Hoad
Could this be Ann Taylor Manson Skinner, b.12.10.1836 d. 18.9.1915, who according to 1871 census lived at East Shore St.? She was married to John Skinner b.21.8.1826 d.7.2.1857 later married George Gordon Smith Skinner 9.12.1853. She had two sons Alexander Skinner (he married Catherine Hogg) and David Manson Skinner who married Elizabeth Ellen Simpson and emigrated to Sydney in 1884. See David Manson Skinner and family photograph picture #1878. Comment left on 11 October 2012 at 09:00 by Pamela Hoad
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