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School Class at

Leith Walk
Primary School

Possibly the final year  -  around 1956-57

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  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Norrie Bishop, Edinburgh                                                                    Photographer not known

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Leith Walk Primary School

Around 1956-57?

Thank you to Norrie Bishop, Edinburgh, for allowing me to reproduce this photograph of his class at Leith Walk Primary School.

Norrie tells me that he is second from the left in the back row, and that he believes that the photo was probably taken around the time of his final year in the school, 1956-57.

Acknowledgement:  Norrie Bishop, Edinburgh:  January 27 + February 12, 2010.

 

Leith Walk Primary School

Possibly the Final Year  -  Around 1956-57

Names:  left to right in each row

 

Back Row

Middle Row

Front Row

1

John Aitken

Alex Robertson

Rena Ferguson

2

Norrie Bishop

?

Nancy Matson

3

Dale Traynor

Loraine Cowe

?

4

The Dancy Brothers

Alice Morrison

Christine Keith

5

?

Hope Laidlaw

6

Eric Daly

David Nelson

Pat Reid

7

Ronald Stout

Billy Currie

?

8

Ian Nicol

 

Christine Drummond

9

Raymond Shanks

 

Margo Hartley

10

Jimmy Leslie

 

May Laidlaw

11

?

 

?

12

Jimmy Gray

 

 

13

Tommy Smith

 

 

14

Kohn Littlejohn

 

 

15

?

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Thank you to Norrie Bishop (Edinburgh:  February 15, 2010) for providing the names above.

Norrie added:  "Most of the names above have been copied from the 'Leith Walk,1954' photo supplied by Christine Keith."

 

Recollections

 

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