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Royston Primary School

1948

Royston School  -  1948  -  Children aged about 10

Royston Primary School Class, 1948  -  Pupils aged about ten

© Reproduced with acknowledgement to Carole Manson

 

Carole Mills (née Manson)

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Thank you to Carole Manson for sending the photo above to me, together with this photo taken one year later:

Ryston Primary School Class, 1949 - Pupils aged about 11 ©

I was  impressed by the number of pupils' names that Carole remembers from her Primary School, 70 years ago.

Perhaps somebody else will recognise a few of the remaining pupils and send an email to me, giving their names.

Carole wrote:

1948

"Here is a photo of my class taken in 1948 when I was aged ten.

These are the names of the pupils that I can remember (left to right):

 

Back Row

Middle Row

Front Row

1.

Edward ?

Margaret Johnson

David Robertson

2.

John Harkins

Jessie Munro

John Chisholm

3.

James Watson

?

John Atikson

4.

Peter Boyd

?

May Duff

5.

Robert Notman

Isabel ?

Margaret Hall

6.

William Nicholson

Margo Brydon

Doreen Scott

7.

John Wright

Marjorie Macdonald

Dorothy ?

8.

Liddel Watson

Joyce Wright

Shirley Poole

9.

Alec Sinclair

Katie Bowie

Olive Rutherford

10.

Jim Dowie

Rena Macfarlane

David ?

11.

?

?

Phillip Macintosh

12.

?

Carole Manson

James Daniels

13.

John Nothard

?

 

14.

 

Jean Johnson

 

15.

 

 

 

Carole Mills (née Manson), Adelaide, South Australia, Australia:  February 14 +19 + 27

 

 

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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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