John Mooney (historian)

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John Mooney
Born 1862
Orkney, Scotland
Died 1950 (aged 87–88)
Occupation Historian, writer
Nationality Scottish
Citizenship British
Subject Orkney history
Notable works St Magnus, Earl of Orkney
Children Harold Mooney

John Mooney (1862–1950) was a Scottish historian. He was a founder of the Orkney Antiquarian Society.


Mooney was born in Orkney. During his lifetime he was the director of R. Garden Ltd, and was also a Kirkwall Town Councillor.[1]


Eynhallow: The Holy Island of The Orkneys
St Magnus, Earl of Orkney
The Cathedral and Royal Burgh of Kirkwall


  1. ^ "John Mooney - SMC006". Retrieved 2008-09-19.