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Evacuation of Island of Soay, 1953

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Evacuation of Island of Soay. Some of the 27 people of Soay Island banded together for the removal of their effects. They loaded their goods and personal belongings aboard a steamer waiting to take them to their new home in Craignure, Isle of Mull. Soay is an island just off the coast of Skye, in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. The Local Authority is Highland. Most of the population was evacuated to Mull in June 1953, since when the island has been sparsely populated. 22nd June 1953.

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Color Black & White
Keywords 1950s,20th Century,Bag,Belongings,Book,Child,Childhood,Children,Coastal,Emotions,Evacuation,Family,Farewell,Goodbye,Highland,Inner Hebrides,Island,Isle,Kilt,Leaving,Scotland,Scottish,Sea,Seasons,Skye,Soay,Summer,Tartan,Water
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Year 1953
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