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NEWHAVEN — A  UNIQUE FISHING VILLAGE ON THE COAST OF THE FORTH, PROUD OF ITS TRADITIONS, CULTURE AND HISTORY

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The Lives and Deaths of Newhaven Fishermen














Tragedy lived on the doorstep of the fisherfolk.  An area of this website is set aside to those who perished whilst plying their profession, feeding the nation and providing for their families. To go to this area, click here > > >


The Fishermen of Newhaven had to travel great distances in order to find work so that they could sustain their families back home.  Learn about those who went out to South Africa here > > >


The fishermen’s boats were their pride and joy and this was reflected by the names the boats carried here > > >


Jimmy Wilson and Jim Todd with net at LH356 St Ninian on Newhaven Harbour slipway