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Group Portrait Outside The Schoolhouse At Rendall In Orkney c.1904


About this memory

William Wylie (left).

William Wylie was born in Glasgow in 1847, the son of John Wylie and Margaret Finlay, who were married in the Auld Kirk, Dean Street, Kilmarnock, in 1833.

William was a teacher in Flotta (1897-1900) and headmaster of Rendal Public School (1901-1908). He died of pneumonia at the Schoolhouse on 1 Sept 1908.

William Wylie was president of the Orkney EIS (Educational Institute of Scotland) in 1902, and president of the Mutual Improvement Society of Rendall 1901-1908.

Donor number: 0098-001

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