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Dr Hugh Marwick (30 November 1881, Rousay, Orkney – 21 May 1965, Kirkwall) was an Orcadian scholar noted for his research on the Orkney Norn.

His MA was from the University of Edinburgh, who awarded his D.Litt in 1926 after he had worked many years on his doctoral thesis, the basis for his book The Orkney Norn. While researching and writing, he was also headmaster of Kirkwall Grammar School (then called the Burgh School). He was appointed in 1914 after some years teaching in Lancashire, and continued as headmaster until 1929, when he was made director of the Orkney Education Committee, a post he held until 1946.

Dr Marwick was one of the founders of the Orkney Antiquarian Society in 1922 and was its Secretary for 17 years, during which he contributed papers to its Proceedings. He was also a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1965.

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Total Books: 6
Place-names of Birsay
1970 - Place-names of Birsay (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780900015069
ISBN-10: 0900015063

Place-names of Birsay
Place-names of Birsay (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780080236384
ISBN-10: 0080236383

Place-Names of Rousay
Place-names of Rousay (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781899851003
ISBN-10: 1899851003