Children in

Dumbiedykes

Mid-1950s

 

A group of nine children at Dumbiedykes in the mid-1950s

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Jean Rae, younger sister of Tommy, above

Children in Dumbiedykes

Thank you to Jean Rae for this photograph of children on a street corner in Dumbiedykes, around 1954, and for also providing these names:

Back Row

 (left to right)

Charlie Bottomley (older brother of Peter)

Davie Tuff

Middle Row

 (left to right)

Tommy Aithie (older brother of Jean)

Danny Fraser (sharing a pair of skates with Tommy)

Front Row

 (left to right)

Jamie Fraser

John McCutcheon

 

Question

Do you recognise where this photograph was taken?

 If so,  please e-mail me.    Thank you.  - Peter Stubbs:  October 26, 2006

Answer

Thank you to Jean Rae for telling me that the photo was taken on the corner of  Dumbiedykes Road and Dumbiedykes Lane.  The houses behind the group of children are 'The Brickies'.

Dumbiedykes Road can be seen in the foreground and Dumbiedykes Lane leads straight ahead in the photo below.

The Big Green, Dumbiedykes Road

- Peter Stubbs:  November 1, 2006

 

 

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