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Hopeman, Grampian
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Sunday School

I remember the large Sunday school with George King Main as superintendent. We had great fun, we were all in groups (colour, I think) - I was in the red team. We had great Sunday ...Read full memory

Davitee

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

Pharelands

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