Recollections

1 Ramsay Lane

Children at the foot of the stair, 1 Ramsay Lane  -  Around 1956

Group of Children at the foot of the Stair, 1 Ramsay Lane

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Jim Cairns, Dunfermline, Fife:           Photo taken by an unknown Scandinavian photographer

 

Recollections

Jim Cairns

Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

Thank you to Jim Cairns, Dunfermline, Fife for allowing me to reproduce this photograph.

 Jim wrote:

1 Ramsay Lane

The Foot of the Stairs

"I've come across this picture, taken at the foot of our stair at 1 Ramsay Lane. The building was originally built as a Dr Guthrie's Ragged School.

The photo was taken by a Scandinavian tourist, who sent me a copy. This would be around 1956 I think.

The signs for Thomas Good, Monumental Sculptor, and the Castle Wynd Press are on the wall.

Left to right:

-  my sisters, Helen, Mary and Joan

Patsy Eggo

-  Dianne (I can't remember her surname)

-  me

-  David Murby.

The Camera Obscura now occupies the whole building."

Jim Cairns, Dunfermline, Fife:  October 29, 2008

View from 1` Ramsay Lane

Here is another photograph sent to me by Jim Cairns.  This one was taken by his father, David Cairns.

It shows the view from Jim's house at 1 Ramsay Lane, looking to the west over the old covered reservoir towards Edinburgh Castle and esplanade:

 

 

View from 1 Ramsay Garden

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh recollections

 

 

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