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Oliver Henry’s 45 years at Jamieson & Smith Shetland Wool Brokers

Oliver’s knitted banner by Ella Gordon

Oliver Henry (standing on pier) and Jim Smith (in boat), Uyea, Shetland

Oliver loading wool for shipping

Oliver and Catherine Henry, ready for a night out with the Hunter’s of Brora team

Oliver shearing sheep on the Isle of Skye

Oliver hand sorting wool with a trainee

Oliver feeding a Shetland pony at Berry Farm in Scalloway, the birth place of Jamieson & Smith Shetland Wool Brokers Ltd.

Oliver presenting prizes to textiles graduates

Oliver’s 45 year anniversary cake, a gift from Jimmy Moncrieff of Shetland Amenity Trust.

Yesterday we celebrated Oliver’s 45 year anniversary as ‘Wool Man’ at Jamieson & Smith Shetland Wool Brokers. We thought we’d share some images of his time here since 1967.

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7 Comments Post a comment
  1. Well done!

    July 17, 2012
  2. Tangwystyl #

    Brilliant photos – I especially love the (velvet?) crimson trousers in the picture on the pier 🙂

    Many congratulations to Oliver!

    July 20, 2012
  3. Andy #

    What a man! Thank you making wool in great supply and class.

    July 27, 2012
  4. Helen #

    From a Jamieson in Australia with strong Shetland origins … you only get 10yrs for murder mate, what did you do? Lol. Well done and thank you for everything you do.

    October 23, 2012
  5. I love this post and the magnificent work that Ollie does for Shetland Wool.

    December 20, 2013

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