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Autumn Newsletter out

28 October 2010

The Autumn edition of the East Church newsletter is now out.

David Alston talking to pupils at the East Church CromartyFeaturing articles on the East Church decoration and newly re-formed local Friends group, this newsletter also gives a chance to find out more about community outreach worker for the project, David Alston, and to see his co-worker Caroline showing an uncharacteristic dedication to housework!

David  has done a lot of work on the history of Cromarty, but also has rather more far flung interests in historical research, his focus for the last few years being the links between Highlanders and the slave trade, looking in particular at Berbice and Demerara (now Guiana). If you've an interest in this subject you'll find an astonishing amount of information on his Slaves and Highlanders website.george ross funeral hatchment

The newsletter has a short article on the conservation work that's been done on the George Ross funeral hatchment. You can find out more about this on the worksite webpage, where there is also a copy of the full report.

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