Walls and Flotta Links

  • Lurdy, Flotta – Islander David Sinclair’s new site. Includes articles about World War I and II, the new museum, and current community news and events.
  • Flotta Community School  – Link to Flotta Community School website also gives Community News
  • Cantick Head Lighthouse Holiday Cottages – Stay in one of the old lightkeeper’s cottages on South Walls.
  • Charles Tait Photo Library – Has a selection of Flotta photos; including Stanger Head, and the oil terminal.
  • Highlands & Islands Fire Brigade – Site includes a photo of Flotta’s Auxiliary Fire Station.
  • Scran – Check out this website for a selection of Flotta photographs; amongst others, pictures of Stanger Head, Buchanan Battery and the Flotta Oil Terminal.

Other Island Websites

  • South – Features an index to the South Ronaldsay and Burray civil death registers, the 1821 census, contributed photos and a queries page.
  • Rousay Roots – Comprehensive resources – including censuses, gravestone inscriptions and family histories – for the island of Rousay as well as the islands of Egilsay, Wyre and Eynhallow.
  • Sanday Island – Has a section on Sanday’s history: Notable People, etc.

Orkney Links

  • Orkneyjar – Orkney traditions, history and folklore with excellent photos of Orkney.
  • Orkney Heritage – Includes an excellent article about thatch traditions in Orkney Farm Buildings.
  • Orknet – Features a comprehensive list of links to Orkney related goods, services and websites. Also has a selection of Orkney e-cards.
  • Orkney Communities – Excellent website featuring a wide range of community contributed material, including an image library and events calendar.

Research Links


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