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Preston Street School

Preston Street School  -  Around 1952

A photograph  by Prophet of a class at Preston Street School around 1952

  Prophet.    Reproduced with acknowledgement to Bryan Gourlay, Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland:

 

1.

Preston Street School

Thank you to Bryan Gourlay for sending me this photograph of his class at Preston Street School.

Bryan writes:

"Im guessing this photo was taken around 1952.

Joan Hogg is fifth from the left in the third row and her pal June Dougherty is right in front of her in row 2.

Im third from the right in the back row"

Bryan Gourlay, Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland:  November 19, 2007

2.

Preston Street School

Names

Congratulations to Joan Martin (ne Hogg for identifying 29 of the pupils in this photo, and to Bryan Gourlay for providing  3 of the remaining 4 names below.

These are the names (left to right on each row):

Back Row

1.   Peter Fleming

2.      George Robertson

3.      Hugh Bishop

4.      Ian MacKenzie

5.      Stuart Stevenson

6.      Bryan Gourlay

7.      Victor Stewart

8.   Jackie Prior

 

Second Back Row

  9.  Violet Cunningham

10.  Kay Beveridge

11.  Shirley Campbell

12.  Julia Mateer

13.  Joan Hogg

14.  Joyce Gibson

15.  Kathleen Robertson

16.  Christine Renstead

17.  Irene Polson

18.  Evelyn Lawson

 

Second Front Row

19. Rose Kennedy

20.  Margo Melia

21.  Yvonne Gibb

22.  June Dougherty

23.  Nancy Jamieson

24.  Patsy Anderson

25.  Iris McCartney

26.  Janette McDermott

27.  Jeanie Fairbairn

 

Front Row

28.  Alan Forest

29.  Charlie Grant

30.  John McKail

31.  Stewart Douglas

32.  George Jeffrey

33.  William  Warner

 

Acknowledgements

Joan Martin ne Joan Hogg ('Hoggy'): December 18, 2007

Bryan Gourlay, Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland:  January 3, 2008.

John McKail, Edinburgh, and his daughter, Lisa Ford, for completing the list above
by providing the name of the last pupil to be identified, William Warner:  Dec 26, 2015.

 

3.

Preston Street School

Thank you to Bryan Gourlay for sending me another photograph of his class at Preston Street School, taken probably around 1950-51.

A photograph  by Prophet of a class at Preston Street School around 1952

Acknowledgement:  Bryan Gourlay, Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland:  November 19, 2007

 

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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.

 

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  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