Ferranti

1963 Apprentices

Reunion in 2013

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1963 Apprentices  -  1965 Photo

This was the original photo that started all the discussions on this page.

Ferranti Apprentices, Coupar Street Training School, Leith - 1965

  Selex Galileo, UK. Reproduced with acknowledgement to Selex Galileo, UK + Alex Jackson for providing this photo.

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1963 Apprentices  -  2013 Photo

with the apprentices placed in the same rows as they were in the 1965 photo

1963 Ferranti Apprentices at their Reunion in 2013

  Selex Galileo, UK. Reproduced with acknowledgement to Selex Galileo, UK + Alex Jackson for providing this photo.

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1963 Apprentices   -  2013 Photo

gathered around the showcase, with some recent apprentices and Selex staff

1963 Ferranti Apprentices and Recent Apprentices amd SALEX Employeesat their Reunion in 2013

  Selex Galileo, UK. Reproduced with acknowledgement to Selex Galileo, UK + Alex Jackson for providing this photo.

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1963 Apprentices  -  2013 Photo

at the Evening Dinner at Carlton Hotel

1963 Ferranti Apprentices at their Reunion Dinner in 2013

  Selwyn Johnston.    Reproduced with acknowledgement to Selwyn Johnston + Alex Jackson for providing this photo.

 

Recollections

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Alex Jackson

Mortonhall, Edinburgh

Thank you to Alex Jackson for telling me about the recent reunion for the Apprentices who joined Ferranti in 1963:

Alex wrote:

Reunion

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"Our 50th year re-union came and went on Friday 16th August, a great day.  The day comprised:

-  MORNING:  Selex Visit, including meeting  present apprentices.

-  AFTERNOON:  Concorde Visit, Museum of Flight, East Lothian.

-  EVENING:  Meal at Carlton Hotel.

Alex Jackson, Mortonhall, Edinburgh:  August 22, 013

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1965

Ferranti Apprentices, Coupar Street Training School, Leith - 1965

  Selex Galileo, UK. Reproduced with acknowledgement to Selex Galileo, UK + Alex Jackson for providing this photo.

Most of the 1963 intake of Apprentices in the 1965 photo have now been identified.  They are:

BACK ROW

George Goudall, Alex Morris, Joe Devine, Murray Sinclair (Soup), John Stirton, David Flight, Jim McLaughlan, Colin Adams, ? ,Duncan Kent, Selwyn Johnstone, ? , ? , Alan Lugton, John Inglis, John Smith (big Smithy), David Begbie, Norrie Ross, Jimmy Maitland, Bob Clark, David Colburn, Denis Stanton

SECOND ROW

George Reid, Tom Ashburner, Peter Lynch, George Lunn, Alex Graham, Ian Horsburgh,  Jim Henderson, Jack Millar, Bill Sinclair,  ? , Davie Anderson, Kenny Wilson, Gordon Aitchison,  ? ,Jackie McNamara, John Scott, Alex Jackson, Alan Alcorn, Bill Hunter, Bill Young, ? ,David Ogilvie

THIRD ROW

Curly Martin, Mike Paterson,? ,? ,? ,?, Eric Black, Cliff Anderson, Bill Dykes, Bob Morton, Roddy Mackay, ? ,Ally Marshall, Jim Clement, Bob Liddle, Bob Galloway, Bob Newlins, ? , ? ,Ronald Harvey, Adrain Howells, John McLean, Gordon Ramsay

FRONT SITTING

Pat Bale, Laurie Jardine, Willie Pattison, Bobby Johnstone, Eddie McDonald, Alex Scott, John McGillivray, Graham Kennedy, Norrie Paterson, John Cameron, Jock Corbett, David Sorley, Bill Prentice, Arthur  McLean, Bill McCreadie, Jimmy Miller, Charlie Inglis, Mr Bristow, John Sinclair, Ian Farquarson, Jim Dawson, John Whitson, Donald Simpson, Alan Ruddy, Graham Scobie

FRONT ON GROUND

? , Jim Cairney, ? , Peter Allan, Dowell, Tom Dobie, Tommy Thomson, Cameron Mitchell, Peter Benson (Benny) , Ben Kelly, George Brimms, Kenny Headspeath, Eddie Odonnell, ? , Jim Stables, Benny Boorman, ? , ? , John Scott, Allan Pryde

Thanks for the names above,  to  Alex Jackson, Mortonhall, Edinburgh: August 19, 2009

Thank you, also, to the other contributors below::

-  Bill Hunter for the names added in blue above.

-  John Stirton for the names added in maroon above.

-  Bill Dykes for providing the names in green above

-  Duncan Kent for providing the names in red above (22 Aug 13, via Alex Jackson)

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2013

1963 Ferranti Apprentices at their Reunion in 2013

  Selex Galileo, UK. Reproduced with acknowledgement to Selex Galileo, UK + Alex Jackson for providing this photo.

The Apprentices in this photo are:

BACK ROW
All are also in the back row of the 1965 photo.

Murray Sinclair, Duncan Kent, Selwyn Johnston, Norrie Ross, Jimmy Maitland, Bob Colburn

SECOND ROW
All are also in the second row of the 1965 photo
except J Reid + A Middleton who were not in the 1965 photo.

John Reid, Peter Lynch, Ian Horsburgh, Davie Anderson, Kenny Wilson, Alex Jackson, Bill Hunter, Bill Young, Ally Middleton

FRONT ROW
All are in the third row or front row of the 1965 photo
 

Eddie McDonald, John McGillivray, Eric Black, Cliff Anderson, Bob Morton, Bob Liddle, Alan Ruddy

 

Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh:  August 22, 2013

 

Ferranti Apprentices  1963

 

 

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