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Milton House School
Class Photograph

1957

1957 (younger class)

A school cass at Milton House School 1957  -  younger children, photographed by Norman Watson

©  Norman Watson.                                              Thank you also to Kenneth Blackwood for supplying the copy of this photograph.

 

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   A school cass at Milton House School 1957  -  younger children, photographed by Norman Watson ©

 

Milton House School Class  -  1957

Thank you to Kenny Blackwood for sending me this photograph of Milton House primary school.

Kenny wrote:

"I am in the back row, second from the left.

To my left is John Ramsay.  Still in the back row, second from the right is Alan Ross.

Front row on the left is James Docherty with Brian Gilhooley to his left.

I'm afraid the rest of the names are no longer in my memory bank although a lot of the faces are familiar."

If you recognise anybody else in this picture, please e-mail me and let me know.

- Thank you.  -  Peter Stubbs

 

Update

Thank you to Ian McCallum, formerly of 52 Arthur Street who wrote:

"Just to let you know that I recognise my sister, Dorothy McCallum (now Cullen), now living in Canada.

She is in the second row back, sixth from the left."

Ian McCallum, Rosyth, Fife, Scotland:  March 26, 2007

 

Question

Jeanette Boon (née Keighren) wrote:

"I was excited to see the 1957 class photograph from my old school, Milton House.  I left the school in 1951 to go to James Clarks.

I wonder if anyone has school photos from Milton House or James Clark while I was there"

Jeanette Boon, Edinburgh:  April 10, 2007

If you know of any more old photos from these schools, please e-mail me and I'll pass on the news to Jeanette.

Thank you.

-  Peter Stubbs: April 10, 2007

 

Recollections

1.

Pat Barron

Thank you to Pat Baron who wrote:

My Class

"I've just seen this photo:of my class

1957 - Younger Class

A school cass at Milton House School 1957  -  younger children, photographed by Norman Watson ©

I am sitting in the front row, extreme left.

Pat Reynolds is also in the photo.  She is on the extreme right of the row next to the back.

I think that when the photo was taken I lived with my mother in a one- roomed top flat in the Canongate.  If I remember, my teacher's name was Miss Weir and my best friend was Pat Reynolds who lived above the Blue Blanket pub."

Pat Barron, East Edinburgh:  March 22, 2014

 

 

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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

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks