A window into the world of 16th century Orkney - as seen by a boy living at Kirbuster in Birsay.
Gregor Lamb records and interprets the placenames of South Ronaldsay and Burray.
The story of John Rae as a boy.
A collection of memories and yarns, documenting how the people of 19th and 20th century Costa viewed their world.
An exile returns to take an affectionate look at his birthplace - Rousay.
Almost 700 characters from Orkney history are listed alphabetically, with biographical details.
A true people's digest to be read and enjoyed by Orcadians, and lovers of the Orkney Islands, wherever they may be around the world.
A second volume of stories from Orcadian farmer, Bert Baikie.
A collection of stories about some of the animal characters the author knew during a lifetime of farming.
This ambitious and comprehensive study draws on over 18,000 surviving documents as well as public records and personal recollections to trace the history of the Breckness Estate, which was founded in the 1620s.
A detailed study of the social and economic life of the parish and people of 18th century Holm.
Covering the period from the viking age to the 20th century, Orkney Land and People focuses on the day-to-day life of ordinary Orcadian folk.