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Henrietta cottages.
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Henrietta cottages.

This part of the village, together with Ormonde Terrace is known collectively as "Rata".

These cottages were painted grey during WWII, to make them less conspicuous to enemy reconnaissance

Photo taken July 2003
Picture added on 14 July 2010 at 13:30
hi there,my name is jennifer jack,i am the daughter of john charles jack who lived in 47 henrietta street along with his elder brother william and sister catherine. their father was john jack and mother isabella helen nee macleman.any information regarding the above would be much appreciated. my dad is still alive at the great age of 89years.
Added by Jennifer Allan on 10 December 2012
Jennifer, Isabella Helen was the daughter of my Gt Grandfather Donald McLeman's brother William McLeman.
I will email you with the family information that I have.
Added by Ann Duggan on 19 February 2013
Jennifer, your grandfather John Jack was brother to my great grandmother Catherine Jack, she died in 1916 aged 37. Her daughter Catherine had a son , my father who met many of his cousins from Avoch in the 1950's. My grandmother and her brother John. Jamieson Jack both lived in 47 Henrietta.

Cathy Allen
Added by Cathy Allen on 31 March 2013
Do you know the origin of the name Rata?
Added by Alan Fredricsen on 28 July 2021
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