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Latest SY Gone By Out Now!

Latest SY Gone By Out Now!

The winter/spring issue of SY Gone By is out now priced ¬£3.00. Available in local shops and from our website. Become a member and you will receive a copy as part of your subscription.  

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SHS Premises

The Society's premises are now closed to the public with effect from Wednesday 22 November 2017. We will reopen in March 2018.

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Faces from Stornoway’s Past

The video of our recent public lecture, 'Faces from Stornoway's Past' with Ken Galloway,  is now up on our YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UnO717ZeQM

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HMY Iolaire Photograph Appeal

HMY Iolaire Photograph Appeal

  HMY IOLAIRE PHOTOGRAPH APPEAL A new book about the Iolaire disaster is to be published by Acair in Autumn 2018 at the start of a series of events commemorating¬† the centenary of the loss of the Admiralty yacht with over 200 sailors near Stornoway harbour on New...

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New Premises

The Society has now completed its move downstairs to the former Harris Tweed Authority's premises within the Town Hall. Our new address is 2 Cromwell St, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2DB. We are also in the process of redesigning our website and this work will...

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New Premises

During September, the Society will be moving from its current premises on the first floor (South Beach) of the Town Hall downstairs to the first floor to the offices of the Harris Tweed Authority (Cromwell St). Members of the public can still contact us here on our...

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SHS You Tube Channel

The Stornoway Historical Society is pleased to announce the launch of it's own 'You Tube' channel. The first upload is the video of our last public lecture of 2013/14, 'North Beach Shops and Hotels' which was held on 24 March 2014. Our guest speakers were the always...

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Fallen War Heroes of Stornoway

The Stornoway Historical Society has just published "Fallen War Heroes of Stornoway & District", which covers the loss of men and women in conflicts from the time of the Spanish-American War of 1898 to the present day. Details of each individual, their family and...

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Launch of Facebook Page

The Stornoway Historical Society is now on Facebook!  Please view the page and post your likes. We welcome your queries, comments, contributions and suggestions. We will be regularly posting updates on our activities and events.

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