Copyright & Sources

All content on the Queensferry at War website is copyright of Queensferry History Group unless indicated otherwise. No material from this website may be copied or used without the written consent of the Queensferry History Group, or other owner if specified.

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Images marked with a general Queensferry History Group Copyright notice fall into the following categories:

  • 1. Images using photographs belonging to the Queensferry History Group which owns the copyright.
  • 2. Images using photographs belonging to members of the Queensferry History Group who own the copyright.
  • 3. Original images in the ownership of Queensferry History Group, or its members, which are no longer subject to copyright, but have been restored or enhanced, or any combination of such image processings, and now have copyright on the displayed, reworked images owned by the Queensferry History Group, or its members.
  • If you believe we are mistaken in our copyright ownership or status for any image, please contact us.
    For photographs, or other images, for which we cannot trace copyright, creator or publisher, we have recorded these as ‘Source unknown’ . If you can identify the source of any of these images, please contact us.

    Regardless of copyright, it is still necessary to seek permission from the Queensferry History Group before making copies of text or images published on the Queensferry at War website.

    The copyright owners are listed below:

    Copyright Notice – Queensferry History Group
    Copyright Notice – Mr John Gordon: We thank John Gordon, Oban. Argyll & Bute, Scotland, for permission to reproduce photographs and images taken from his Great Aunt’s, Emily Borrowman, archive. © all rights reserved.
    Copyright Notice – Christine Vincenti: We thank Christine Vincenti for permission to reproduce photographs and images taken from her Sandercombe family archive. © all rights reserved.
    Copyright Notice – Forces War Records: We thank Forces War Records for permission to reproduce medal and badge images. © all rights reserved.
    Copyright Notice – Dave Donatelli: We thank Dave Donatelli for permission to reproduce photographs taken from his archive. © all rights reserved.
    Copyright Notice – Imperial War Museum 1: We thank the Imperial War Museum for permission to reproduce the following photographs as share and reuse images under the IWM Non Commercial Licence:
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205318968
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205319998
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205246487
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205253806
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205253800
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/21382
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205253385
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205287788
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205087794
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205254028
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205252745
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205252606
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205253954
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205040075
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/16264
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205022151
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205316007
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205025731
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205318913
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205320375

    Copyright Notice – Chris Gunns and Geograph: We thank Chris Gunns and Geograph for permission to display his IWM photo.
    Copyright Notice – Imperial War Museum 2: We thank the Imperial War Museum for permission for the non commercial use of the Anderson A Collection photographs.
    Copyright Notice – The Havant Camera Club: We thank the MoD Naval Historical Branch for permission to use their Granton Gate photographs and Havant Camera Club for providing scans. © all rights reserved.
    Copyright Notice – The family papers of Peggy Thornton: We thank Alan R. Anstee for permission to use photographs of North Queensferry Kite Balloon Station from the family papers of Peggy Thornton. © all rights reserved.
    Copyright Notice – Andy Dingley: We thank Andy Dingley for the scanned paravane diagram. © By Andy Dingley (scanner) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
    Copyright Notice – Grandiose; © By Grandiose (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
    Copyright Notice – RSMA (Royal Society of Marine Artists): We thank the Royal Society of Marine Artists for permission to display the painting: The Gate Ship at Granton by Charles Pears. © all rights reserved