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Coronation Party  1953

The Balconies,  Dumbiedykes Road

Key

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Coronation Party -  Dumbiedykes Road, The Balconies  -  1953  -  Key to photograph

©  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Jean Rae, Southside, Edinburgh

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Coronation Party  1953

Thank you to Jean Rae for sending me this photograph of a Coronation Party for Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, and for recognising many of the people in the photo.

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Queen Elizabeth II (on a banner)

24

Danny Fraser

1

Elizabeth Bottomley

25

Davie Tuff

2

 

26

Tommy Aithie

3

Frances Bell, (now Allan)

27

Charlie Bottomley

4

 

28

Christine McCutcheon

5

May Lindsay

29

 

6

 

30

Graham Jack or Tommy? Amos

7

Betty Henderson

31

Vivien Aikman

8

Irene Lindsay  Betty Brown

32

Helen Jack

9

Ronald Brown

33

Elizabeth Bell (now Sproat)

10

Molly Nelson

34

Gordon Tuff Curran

11

 

35

Peter Bottomley

12

 

36

Alison Fraser

13

Sheila Clark

37

Jennifer Tuff Tough

14

Sadie Nelson

38

Chrissie Halliday

15

Jean Aithie

39

Maureen Graham

16

Mrs Tuff Katherine or Kathleen Neil

beside 39

Linda Graham

17

Margaret Nelson Clark

40

John Bell

18

 

41

Helen Urquhart

19

 

42

George McCutcheon

20

 

43

May Sibbald

21

Gordon Tuff

44

George McCutcheon

22

Christine Smart

45

James Frazer

23

 

46

Gordon Graham

 

Thank you for providing the Names

1.  Thank you to Jean Rae (née Aithie), near top-right corner in this picture, for identifying all the people coloured purple on the above list.. 

2.  Thank you also to Maureen Mitchell (née Graham), on the bottom row of the picture, for providing more names  -  those coloured red in the list above, including her brother at the bottom right corner.

3.  Thank you to Sheila Cull (née Clark), born at 50 Dumbiedykes Road in 1940, who emigrated to Australia in 1965, for providing the names coloured blue on the list.

4.  Thank you to Liz Sproat (née Bell), Duddingston/Portobello, Edinburgh, whose family lived at 50 Dumbiedykes Road , for providing the names coloured green on the list.  Liz (No 33) has an older sister (No 3) and a younger brother (No 40).

Liz tells me:

-   No 36 is Alison Fraser who lived at 42 Dumbiedykes.
Alison's brother, Peter, became an actor.

-  No 30 is one of the Amos boys who lived on the Big Green, possibly Thomas.

The Big Green, seen from the greens in front of 'The Balconies', Dumbiedykes Road ©

 

 

 

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   Coronation Party -  Dumbiedykes Road, The Balconies  -  1953 ©

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere     Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks