The Fishertown of Nairn, Echoes of a Bygone Age, by Alan Barron

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The Fishertown of Nairn, Echoes of a Bygone Age, by Alan Barron
Published by MMS in 2009, 104 pages. Paperback (N7829)

Nairn is a fishing port in North-East Scotland, and it lies around 20 miles east of Inverness. This book provides a fascinating history of the place and its people over decades and centuries gone by, and fishing is central to the story of the town. Contants include:

Origins
Types of Boats
Housing
The Fishermen's Society
Methods of Fishing
The Seamen's Victoria Hall
Surnames and Tee-Names
The Viking Gene Project
The White Horse Money
The Baccarat Affair
Customs & Superstitions
Education
Fishwives & Fishergirls
Religion
The Harbour
Shops & Ship Chandlers
The Lifeboats
The Decline
The Fishertown Now
The condition of the book is generally very good. The covers are clean and bright, the spine is intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. There is an old price printed on the rear side cover