St James' Square

Edinburgh

Around 1935

A group of children at St James Square, Edinburgh  -  Around 1935

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Andrew Rush, Hungary.                                                                   Photographer not known

 

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   A group of children at St James Square, Edinburgh  -  Around 1928

 

St James Square

The Photo

Thank you to Andrew Rush for allowing me to reproduce the photograph above.

Andrew wrote:

"My parents and several generations of  my grandparents lived around St. James Square.

The photo was taken, probably at St James' Square, around 1935.  Amongst the many children from the St James Square area in  this photo, is:

-  front row 2nd from left: my father, John A Rush MBE:

 John A Rush, MBE, taken from a photograph of children in the St James Area, taken around 1935

Andrew Rush, Hungary:  November 23 + 28 + December 13, 2008

Here is another photograph of children at St James' Square, this one taken around 1928:

A group of children at St James Square, Edinburgh  -  Around 1928

St James' Square

Saint James Square     Aerial View of St James Square  -   from the North

St James Square was housing near the East End of Princes Street, behind Register House, and immediately to the west of Leith Street.

This area was demolished and redeveloped as the Saint James' Centre Government Offices, hotel and shopping complex in the 1970s.

 

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