News 2017-03-22T13:04:38+00:00

Portsoy Salmon Bothy Honours War Heroes

Our recent Armistice Day exhibition here at the Portsoy Salmon Bothy attracted a lot of interest, including a couple who travelled all the way from Aberdeen! Bill Morrison's uncle was James Morrison, who was 21 when he was killed in France on 10th February 1915. He was brought up by relatives at 3 Culbert Street in Portsoy after the death of his parents. Really brings

November 21st, 2018|

Portsoy Salmon Bothy Gains 4 Stars

The Salmon Bothy was taken over by Portsoy Community Enterprise in 2006. Just over £400,000 was raised for its restoration and it was opened to the public in 2008. It includes a museum (with Museums and Galleries Scotland Accreditation), a genealogical research facility and a community facility “Upstairs at the Bothy”. The operation is managed by an enthusiastic team of volunteers and is part of the Portsoy

January 21st, 2017|

A Monumental Task Completed

A group of dedicated volunteers from Portsoy Salmon Bothy have had their efforts rewarded with the publication of a set of three booklets which will be welcomed by family historians with Portsoy connections.  Back in the summer of 2009 work began on recording the inscriptions on gravestones in the graveyard in Portsoy, in association with Aberdeen & North East Scotland Family History Society.  The initial transcription

January 20th, 2017|