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Tom Henderson


Born Dunrossness. Tom was Shetland’s first museum curator, also a Councillor, and County Convenor 1960-63. A first-rate storyteller, and a fine writer of fact and fiction, he wrote articles, essays and stories which were published both locally and nationally.

A biography of Tom Henderson, The Seaman who founded a Museum, by J.Laughton Johnston, was published in 2021 by Shetland Amenity Trust.

Work By Tom Henderson On This Website

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