Pipe Major Jim Christie (1908 - 1988)
18 June 05
Former Members Of Wick
Girls Pipe Band Unveil Plaque To Founder
A plaque in memory of Jim Christie the
founder of the Wick Girls Pipe Band and his
wife Lily was unveiled today by former
members of the a much loved pipe band.
The plaque is on the wall opposite the
parish church and not far from the bake
house where many girls had their piping
lessons from Jim. the Wick Girls Pipe
Band became famous and travelled all over
the UK entering many competitions and
surprising many male pipe bands when winning
the Scottish championships in 1958 and 1962.
Former members of the band held a reunion on
Friday evening at the Seaforth Club and
photos from the night will be here shortly.
17 June 05
Wick Girls Pipe Band