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Tolbooth Museum, Stonehaven Harbour, Aberdeenshire AB39 2JU 07512 466329

Stonehaven Tolbooth

With a general easing of the covid-19 restrictions we are delighted to announce that the Tolbooth museum will re-open on Saturday 1st May. Initially we will only be open at the weekends but we hope to progress to our normal six days a week as soon as possible.During the lock down we have altered some of our displays and in particular we have a re-vamped section of historical photogrpahs of old Stonehaven. We also have new displays about Capt. Barclay and the Open Air Pool. The rest of the...

Tolbooth TimesKeep up to date with news and events with our Tolbooth Times magazine. The Tolbooth Times, is a quarterly magazine written by volunteers, and contains local news and events relating to the Tolbooth Museum and the newly refurbished Clock Tower.Each new release, will be posted in our "about us" section, under "Tolbooth Times" as a PDF attachment and can be downloaded or viewed anytime.If you have any news articles relating to the Tolbooth or any photos, please Contact Us with your...

The front and back cover of Donald Mitchell's book - Stonehaven Shops 1960 - 2020 - carried a sketch of the Market Square. Many individuals have admired the sketch and asked if they can purchase a copy. Unfortunately the museum will not be selling this item. However, the artist is Frank Robertson and he has a selection of sketches of local landmarks and he is happy to discuss his art and sell sketches privately. He has a variety of sketches in different sizes, both framed and unframed. If you...

Stonehaven Shops BookA new book, published in time for Christmas, will bring back memories for generations of Stonehaven folk, telling the story of the many shops and businesses in the Town over the past 60 years. It has been written by Donald Mitchell, who is well known for running a very successful hairdressing salon ‘Hair Care’ in the centre of the Town for over 40 years. Donald moved to Stonehaven from Turriff at the age of 11 when his parents George and Ella Mitchell took over the Star Inn in Rodney Street...

Willie Main was born in Stonehaven on the 31st January 1884, the second son of Jane Scott and shoemaker James Main; he was one of three boys and six girls and the family lived at 1, Old Pier at Stonehaven Harbour. Four of Willie's siblings emigrated to Australia and New Zealand at the start of the 20th century. Willie remained in Stonehaven, eventually moving to 3, The Cross and died of a suspected stroke on 22nd December 1959 aged 74. It transpires that Willie was a talented and prolific...

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Stonehaven Tolbooth

Stonehaven Tolbooth Association
Old Pier, Stonehaven Harbour,
Aberdeenshire,
AB39 2JU. UK
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OSCR Charity: SC043279
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