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The News

SHS You Tube Channel Print PDF

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 informative and entertaining Sandy Matheson and Malcolm Macdonald. We hope to be uploading more videos in the autumn when our next series of winter lectures gets under way. 



Sy Gone By Print PDF

The latest issue of Sy Gone By (July 2014) is out now priced £3.00 from all the usual outlets or directly from the Society plus postage. 

Featured topics include a trip round Kenneth St of yore with Angus McCormack, memories of Point St by the late Angie the Caley, Langlands Cruises to Stornoway by Colin Tucker, Nursing Training in the 1950's by Kay Mackay, the Arnish Peat Bog Man plus our usual selection of old photos and that mine of information, the 'Haoidh Cove' column.



Fallen War Heroes of Stornoway Print PDF

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 how they were lost are recorded. The 160 page book contains over two hundred photographs, including Stornoway during the World Wars.Priced at £15.00, plus postage if ordered by mail from the Society, and is available at the usual local outlets.Fallen Cover

Stornoway Today

Sail Loft view of Harbour
The view, from the refurbished Sail Loft.

Maritime Project

Maritime Exhibition
Maritime Exhibition