I lived in Caerketton Avenue at
Bilston and worked in Valleyfield Paper Mill at Penicuik.
My brother, Terry, still lives in Castlelaw Crescent at Bilston."
- Meldrum, the local
policeman, lived up Seafield Road.
- Dodd Bain, the bookie, lived
next to the Bilston pub.
- Geordie Gilpin, the
"I went to Pentland School. I
walked down to Swinton's garage then turned left along Old
Pentland Road to the school. The old Pentland Cemetery was down
past the school. "
"Our playground was:
- Bilston Burn and woods.
- Dryden Tower'.
- fishing in Auchendinny Ponds."
I went to Australia with Ian Wilson
from Bilston. I've lost track of him now. Does anyone knows how
I can contact him again? - perhaps via his family in
Bilston, if they are still there.
Ah! The flash backs."
Joe McHale, New Zealand (formerly Bilston, near
Roslin, Midlothian, Scotland:
Message posted in EdinPhoto guestbook, May 4, 2013