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Bruntsfield

Primary School

Soccer Team  -  1956

Bruntsfield Primary School  -  Soccer Team, 1956

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Ross Heard, Evandale, Tasmania, Australia

 

Recollections

1.

Ross Heard

Evandale, Tasmania, Australia

Thank you to Ross Heard for following up a message sent by Gordon Keddie in 2012, and for allowing me to reproduce the photograph above.

Ross wrote:

1956

"I just picked up your request for photos whilst browsing the website of school memories in Edinburgh.  As far as I know there were no school class photos for 1955 and 1956."

Soccer Team

"However as a 10 and 11 year old I attended the school in both years whilst on an extended visit from Adelaide Australia to see my mother's family. The only pic I know of from that time is this  one of the Bruntsfield School Soccer Team taken on 28 March 1956."

Bruntsfield Primary School  -  Soccer Team, 1956

 

"I don't recall the order of the players, but  I do know their names.  They are:

A. Linn

K. Irvine

A. White

E. Brannon

F. Archer

G. Stark

William Stuart

Alistair Macaskill  - I think was the goalie: middle of the back row

J. Archibald

F. Stuart

Ross Heard (me) - second from left front row

Mr J Inglis was the Master in charge.

Maybe this picture will  generate memories for someone."

Ross Heard, Evandale, Tasmania, Australia:  June 15, 2016

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If you'd like to send a reply to Ross Heard, please email me to let me know, then I'll pass on his email address to you.

Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh:  15 June 2016

 

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Update

Ross Heard

Evandale, Tasmania, Australia

I emailed Ross to ask if he knew who took this photo:

Bruntsfield Primary School  -  Soccer Team, 1956

Ross sent me the reply below.  Thank you , Ross.

Photographer

"I don't know who took the pic.  It was probably a teacher or a parent. It might even have been my late uncle who played for Hearts in his youth and would have been very proud that his Aussie nephew was learning to play soccer."

Ross Heard, Evandale, Tasmania, Australia:  June 16, 2016

 

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Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere     Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

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