Oral histories

Our oral history collection tells the stories of Lochbroom in the voices of the people who lived them.  You can get a taste of our collection using the links below, and find out more information using our online catalogue.

Do you know someone with a great story to share?  Contact us using the details at the bottom of the page and our team of volunteer oral history researchers will be in touch.

Listen to Ronnie Ross talk about blasting through ice to build a hydroelectric damm near Ullapool
Listen to Maymie MacKenzie talk about her grandmother
Listen to Iain Boyd talk about life in Ullapool in the 1970s
Listen to Iain Boyd talk about life in Ullapool in the 1970s

We take great care to share our oral histories in accordance with the permissions granted when we made the recording. However, we understand that people’s feelings change, and so if you would like us to stop sharing your recording on this page please contact us using the details at the bottom of this page.