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James Clark School

1955

A School Class at James Clark's School Class  -  1955

© Reproduced with acknowledgement to Helen Geekie, Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland                              Photographer not named

 

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Helen Geekie

Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland

Thank you to Helen Geekie (née Miller) for sending me this photo of her class at James Clark School, together with the list of names of almost all the pupils in the photo.  See below.

 

James Clark School

Class Photo  -  1955

Names:  left to right in each row

 

Top Row

Middle Row

Front Row ***

1

Elspeth McCallum

Ann Bertram

Margaret McIntyre

2

Margaret McCallum

Phyllis Thomson

Sadie Findlay

3

Frances Bell

Edna Johnston

Irene McKinney

4

Sunny Munro

Margaret McCathie

Annette Watt

5

Irene Smail

Margaret Higgins
Margaret Hopkins

Margaret ...(?)...

6

Davina Simpson

Freda McLennan

Helen Miller

7

Janet McBean

Jamesina Simpson

Margaret McKenzie

8

Margo McNab

Sandra Sands

 
9

Kathleen Mowat

Ada McLellan

 
10

 

Helen ...(?)...

 

***  Only 7 names have been given, but there are 10 pupils in the front row.  Who is missing?

Acknowledgement:  Helen Geekie (née Miller)
+ Margaret (Peggy) Davies (née Hopkins), North Queensferry, Fife, Scotland:  October 11, 2014

 

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Margaret (Peggy) Davies
(
née Hopkins)

North Queensferry, Fife, Scotland

Thank you to Margaret (Peggy) Davis who wrote:

Schools

 "I was thrilled to see myself in this photo.  I was born in Edinburgh in 1940 and attended both Preston Street school and James Clark's school.

When I married in 1959 I moved to Rosyth where my husband was a draughtsman with the then Rosyth Dockyard."

Margaret (Peggy) Davies (née Hopkins), North Queensferry, Fife, Scotland:   October 11, 2014

 

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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.

 

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