1. Lindy Henderson and George Lawrie are among the few living people who can remember living on the Point in Mallaig. On 13th April 2008 Jill de Fresnes met them on the Point to record some of their memories of life there. The interview was filmed by Keith Eddie.

    In this extract Lindy recalls her first impressions of Mallaig when she first came in 1932 and tells us about life in the fishworkers' huts on the Point.

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  2. George Lawrie first came to Mallaig at the age of 7 to escape the wartime bombing of Clydeside. Talking to Jill de Fresnes and Lindy Henderson, he recalls life on the Point, kipper smoke and dredging for coal.

    The interview was filmed by Keith Eddie

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  3. Elliot Ironside tells us how the Mallaig Stars football team came to be founded, recalls the different Mallaig teams and what it was like to play on the old Mallaig pitch.

    Elliot was interviewed by Bridget Willoughby in January 2010 as part of the Mallaig Oral History Project.

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  4. Elliot Ironside recalls the heyday of badminton in Mallaig and how he learned to play.

    Elliot was interviewed by Bridget Willoughby in January 2010 as part of the Mallaig Oral History Project.

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  5. Moe tells us of childhood pursuits on the pier, ring-netting for herring and the early days of the prawn fishing, then explains how some Mallaig fishermen moved to fishing offshore.

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Mallaig Oral History Project

Mallaig Heritage Centre

These are extracts from interviews made by the Mallaig Oral History Project between 2008 and 2010.

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