Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Forres, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.
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I remember a couple of summer holiday's in Forres in the early 1960s. The Robertsons have lived in Forres since the mid 18th century, in various locations, Market Street, Urquart Street, High Street and Findhorn. My grandfather owned a very successful painting and decorating business in Forres, William (...Read full memory)
Robert Urquhart, as a young man, lived at 9 Mosset Street, Forres. That address may have been accommodation related to his job with the railway. Following his marriage, to Margaret Stewart / Stuart, Bob and Maggie Urquhart lived at Elmlea Cottage, Forres, where their first-born, Robert William Urquhart, arrived, 14th August, 1896. Elmlea Cottage has gone, possibly to make way for new roading.