1950s / 1960s
Where was this photo taken?
with acknowledgement to Alan Raeburn, Australia:
March 31, 2010
Thank you Alan Raeburn, who has lived in Perth,
Western Australia, since 1988, for allowing me to reproduce
this photo of his neighbours at West Pilton Crossway and his Mum, Mary
Raeburn (in the centre). The photo was taken in the 1950s or 1960s.
If you recognise which houses these are in the
please email me. Thank you.
Peter Stubbs: April 18, 2010?
Thank you to Yvonne Cain who wrote:
West Pilton Crescent
"The buildings in the
background could be in West Pilton Crescent. I have a photo of
myself taken in front of West Pilton Crescent houses which looks very
Yvonne Cain, Australia: April 19,
Thank you to Alan Raeburn who wrote:
"This photo was taken on
the back green of 5 West Pilton Crossway.
No 5 is on the west side of West Pilton Crossway.
The children in the photo
were facing West Pilton Bank."
So the housing behind the children would have
been at the
western end of West Pilton Park, a circular area of shops and housing, was
behind them. This circular area can be seen clearly on Google Earth.
remember there being
Munro's bakers, a drysalters, a grocers
and a few other shops. In the middle was a
circular area with greenery and small railings."
Here are two more photos
from Alan, also taken at West Pilton: