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Introduction / The Island / Transport

Jetty


Due to transport difficulties, especially of goods and livestock, the local council decided that a jetty should be built in the south end of the island at Ware Geo.

This was done in 1935 and made a tremendous difference, especially in shipping cattle.

Jock Brown was in charge of the construction and stayed with Balfour Rendall at Windywa. Balfour was amongst those involved in the construction.

A proposal for a jetty at Guith was passed by the Council at the time that the people finally left the island in 1947.



Pharay Jetty, 1950s
Photo: Balfour Rendall
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