John Mooney (historian)

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John Mooney
Born1862
Orkney, Scotland
Died1950 (aged 87–88)
OccupationHistorian, writer
NationalityScottish
CitizenshipBritish
SubjectOrkney history
Notable worksSt Magnus, Earl of Orkney
ChildrenHarold Mooney

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

Biography[edit]

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

Memorial to John Mooney in Kirkwall Cathedral, Orkney

Bibliography[edit]

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

References[edit]

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