Hopeman, Grampian
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Hopeman and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.


In the 1950's, Pharelands on the Burghead Road out of Hopeman was a guest house owned and run by two elderly ladies, one of whom was called Beatrice. The name was pronounced 'Fairylands' at the time, and I wonder if it still is?

A memory of Hopeman

The Main Household

Watching my uncle making a lobster creel wow! never seen anything like it. The house was a large detached white house over looking Hopeman Harbour I think!. My mother and sister ...Read full memory

A memory of Hopeman by Ken Ostler


Well, Your uncle that made the lobster creels was a well known local man called David, he was know as Davitee, and yes his house was a large house where he lived and kept his lobsters in his ...Read full memory

A memory of Hopeman by John Main