Singing The Fishing

The  Scottish Fisheries Museum at Anstruther in Fife has a significant photographic archive and reference library.

YARMOUTH – THE HERRING HARVEST – from an old book of Norfolk water colour prints, with the caption: “Yarmouth is the largest herring port in the country, and in the autumn large numbers of Scottish girls come south to take part in the industry”

Map of the Herring Fishing Grounds – open in a new window to get the full size

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