Recollections

East Thomas Street

Around 1950

Davie Martin,   Sheila McLuskey,   George Keirnan
and an unknown boy

Children at East Thomas Street, Edinburgh, around 1950

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Fiona Logan

 

East Thomas Street

Thank you to Fiona Logan, Leith, for allowing me to reproduce this photograph taken at East Thomas Street around 1950, and for identifying the children on the wall.

Fiona also sent me some photos taken in  Murano Place.

Recollections

1.

Tom McLuskey

Canada

Thank you to Tom McLuskey, now living in Canada, who wrote:

East Thomas Street

"I am a former resident of East Thomas Street, a place that I am proud to be associated with.  They were great people there.  Though we did not have much, it made us all determined to do well."

Photo

Children at East Thomas Street, Edinburgh, around 1950

"I was surprised to see a photograph of my sister Sheila with Davie Martin and George Keirnan sitting on the wall in the backyard of 13 East Thomas Street.  It was great to see and remember those times.  I will never forget my time there."

Tom McLuskey, Canada:  March 14, 2011

 

Recollections

2.

Tom McLuskey

Canada

Thank you to Tom McLuskey who wrote again to say:

Three Kids on a Dyke

Children at East Thomas Street, Edinburgh, around 1950

"In the photo of the three kids sitting on the dyke in photos of Chinatown (East Thomas Street) the kids are as named  Davie Martin, Sheila McLuskey  and George Keirnan.

I want to let you know that the unidentified kid in the picture was my brother David McLuskeyI am also Sheila McLuskey's brother, Tom."

Tom McLuskey, Canada:  March 17, 2011

 

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