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Retirement of Calum Mackay from Raasay
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No: 2840   Contributor: Norman Davidson   Year: 1983
Retirement of Calum Mackay from Raasay

The photograph is courtesy of the family of George Dey. George took many forestry photographs in his forestry career and many are now shown on this web site. Check under ‘Groups’ and George Dey Collection.

A small group photograph and presentation of long service certificate for 32 years work with the Forestry Commission to Malcolm Donald Mackay (Calum Mackay). From earlier images in this site Calum was described as the Sawmiller on Rassay but any further information would be very welcome.

1. Davie Roberstson (Chief Forester – Skye)
2. Willie Sutherland (Ranger)
3. Peggy Mackay
4. Alan MacKinnon (Forest Craftman - Portree)
5. Neil MacAskill (Forest Craftsman - Portree)
6. Calum Mackay (Sawmiller – Raasay)
7. Hamish Reid (Forester – Broadford then Dunvegan)
8. Donny Macdougall (Head Forester –Skye)
9. Bob Cathie (Conservator – North Scotland)
10. Ewan Ross (Forest Craftsman – Dunvegan)
11. Neil Nicolson (Ganger Portree)
12. Calum Macdonald (Ganger - Portree)
13. John Norman Morrison (ganger – Eynort)
14. Sandy Calder (Asst Conservator – North Scotland)

Thanks to Grant Macintosh (Inverinate)for updates on the Skye names.
Picture added on 02 February 2015
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