Edinburgh

Scotmid

formerly St Cuthbert's Coop

Milk Deliveries

Here are some photos that I took in 1985
AND some from other people's collections.

 

Around 1900

A St Cuthbert's Dairy Horse and Cart  -  around 1900

 

When?

Mick Callaghan on his milk round - probably somewhere around Whitson, Edinburgh  -  When?

Whitson

 

1959

St Cuthbert's horse-drawn milk float with milkwomen at Comely Bank in 1959

Comely Bank

 

Around 1965

and a couple of recent photos at the end

Photos from John Tait

Milk Horse 'Ginger'

Wally (Jimmy Hume) and John Tait with Ginger

John Tait beside Ginger

John Tait sitting on Ginger

John Tait and Kenny Stevenson withd Ginger

Ginger and John Tait outside the Blacksmith Shop at the Stables

Peter Gallagher with his horse, Skippy in Temple Park Crescent:

Ginger on the farm at Leven, Fife with John Tait

Ginger on the farm at Leven, Fife with John Tait

 

1971

St Cuthbert's horse-drawn milk delivery cart, Gorgie Road, 1971

Gorgie Road

 

1976

St Cuthbert's Milk Horse and Cart - Melville Drive 1976

The Meadows

 

1983

St Cuthbert's Milk Horse and Cart - Comely Bank, 1983

Comely Bank Avenue

 

1985

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

Bellevue Road

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

Bellevue Place

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

Bellevue Place

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

Bellevue Road

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

Bellevue Road

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

Bellevue Road

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

Bellevue Road

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

Bellevue Place

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

McDonald Road

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

Fountainbridge

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

McDonald Road

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

Fountainbridge

Jim Lee, St Cuthbert's farrier, with Silver and pupils from Tollcross School  -  1985

Grove Street Stables

 

John Tait and 'Ginger'

Wally (Jimmy Hume) and John Tait with Ginger

John Tait beside Ginger

John Tait sitting on Ginger

John Tait and Kenny Stevenson withd Ginger

Ginger and John Tait outside the Blacksmith Shop at the Stables

Peter Gallagher with his horse, Skippy in Temple Park Crescent:

Ginger on the farm at Leven, Fife with John Tait

Ginger on the farm at Leven, Fife with John Tait

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Tait

and read John Tait's
recollections

    Wally (Jimmy Hume) and John Tait with Ginger

The links from the photos above are not currently working the way I intended.

I'll have another look at them when I can find the time to do that.

Peter Stubbs:  January 30, 2015

 

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See also:  St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries, Comely Bank

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