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School Class at

James Clark School

St Leonard's

Which Class is this?    -    1958

A class at James Clark School, St Leonards, 1958

©  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Walter Bisset                                                                                          Photographer not known

 

Recollections

1.

Frances Knight (née Franny Bee)

Thank you to Frances Knight for sending me a copy of this photo.  The photo was published in the Edinburgh Evening News 'Flashback' feature.

James Clark School

1958

Here is a copy of the text that accompanied the photo above in the Evening News 'FLASHBACK' feature that Frances sent to me:

FLASHBACK

They were fun days at James Clark's School in the Fifties.  This picture was taken in 1958 and comes from Inez Gordon of ...., Edinburgh.  In those days, she was Inez Paxton, and that is her at the extreme right of the front row.  Now, she wants to arrange a reunion, and anyone interested should phone her.

OR Betty Borland.  That's her in the middle row at the extreme left

OR May Watters (second left, top row).

It looks as if a  big night out is on the way.

Published in Edinburgh Evening News.    Date not known, maybe mid-2015.

(I've removed the telephone numbers quoted in this article because I don't include personal telephone numbers or addresses on the EdinPhoto web site.  However, I would be happy to send any of these email numbers to me, if you send me an email requesting them.)

Frances added:

The Photo

"I think I can remember most of the manes in this photo, so here goes:"

Please see the table below for the names.

Acknowledgement Frances Knight (née Franny Bee) for sending me a copy of this 
Evening News 'Flashback' feature.  16 August, 2015 (2 emails)

 

James Clark School

Names:  left to right in each row

    jAMES cLARK SCHOOL CLASS, 1958 ©

 

Back Row

3rd Row

Front Row
1 Sidonia

Betty Borland

Sylvia
2 May Watters Helen Marian
3 Anne Christine Frances
4 Pat Eileen Carol
5 Jane Evelyn Pat
6 Shiela Sarah Sylvia
7   ? Mureen
8   ? Ruth
9     Jean
10     Jane
11     Inez Paxton

Acknowledgements (by colour)

-  Frances Knight (née Frances Bee):  16 August, 2015
-  Inez Gordon, nee Paxton  + Edinburgh Evening News, 'FLASHBACK':  mid-2015?

 

James Clark School Photos

Edinburgh School Photos

 

 

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

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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