In the first half of the 19th century, thousands of women and girls were employed throughout Orkney plaiting straw. 'The Strawplaiters of Orkney' reveals the forgotten history of the working lives of women and girls in the islands. By Fiona Grahame. Paperback.
A biography of Captain Cromarty (hailing from South Ronaldsay, Orkney), and his extraordinary life as mariner, pioneer settler, farmer, harbour pilot, navigator and explorer and respected citizen in colonial New South Wales. By Leslie Kilmartin. Paperback.