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Launch of the
Digital Archive of Groomsport

Elaine Nixon, Chair of Discover Groomsport, opening the meeting. Included are Liz Barron, trustee, Peter Gibson, secretary and Amanda McWhinney, website manager.

Peter Gibson explaining how the archive was devised and will be developed.

Peter Gibson with, from left to right, Ann Blachford, Maureen Erskine and Christine Scholes, all of whom brought photographs to be scanned for inclusion in the archive. All three women are granddaughters of Robert Waterson, who was the coxswain of the Chapman, the last lifeboat based in Groomsport.

Amanda McWhinney with Maurice Watterson who brought items to be scanned for inclusion in the archive.

Photographs by John Rodgers