Research

26 June 2020
Archaeology 2: North Face

Archaeology 2: North Face

This shot shows an extension to the north face area. It goes past the northwest corner of the Hall. Behind [...]

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24 June 2020
Archaeology 1: Stone Curbing

Archaeology 1: Stone Curbing

This shows the recently uncovered stone curbing at the North end of the Hall. The interior has been closed [...]

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5 June 2020
New discoveries at the Hall!

New discoveries at the Hall!

Our President, Andrew Appleby is very keen to explore the archaeology of The Hall of Clestrain.Andrew feels that there [...]

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26 February 2020
JRS Community Survey

JRS Community Survey

Thank you for taking time in filling in our short surveyThe survey is now closed:We asked you for [...]

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9 December 2019
JRS and ORCA 2019 Survey day results

JRS and ORCA 2019 Survey day results

From Dan Lee at ORCAHere is the summary of the archive day, with some results and a timeline as it [...]

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16 April 2019
Clestrain Archive Research day

Clestrain Archive Research day

Sat 27th April 201910am – 3pm Orkney Library and ArchiveJoin Dr Sarah Jane Gibbon for a day of researching the [...]

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26 March 2019

Article by Rognvald Boyd on John Rae

We have been sent an interesting article by a member, Rognvald Boyd.Here is an extract:“Dr. John Rae – commemorated on [...]

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14 June 2018
Sir John Richardson and Dr John Rae: Scottish Doctors and Explorers in Search of Franklin

Sir John Richardson and Dr John Rae: Scottish Doctors and Explorers in Search of Franklin

A talk by Adam Doskey, Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignRoyal Hotel, Stromness Wednesday [...]

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19 January 2018
Book review - Finding John Rae

Book review - Finding John Rae

This book review was first published by the Ormsby Review on https://bcbooklook.comThe bane of the British AdmiralityFinding John Rae is [...]

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