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Moray House

Secondary School

Moray House School -  First XV  -  1956-57

Moray House School, Rugy Team  -  First XV  -  1958

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Kenny Dickson                                                                               Photographer not known

 

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   Moray House School, Rugy Team  -  First XV  -  1958

 

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1.

Liz Miller

St Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islands

When I first added this photo to the web site, I captioned it:

'First XV  -  1958'

However, Liz Miller has now written to tell me:

Moray House Secondary School

First XV

Around 1956-57

"I think this would have been taken earlier than 1958, as I left school then and there are lads in the photo who were at least a year above me. It was probably taken 1956 or 1957.

I have the names of some of the players. See below."

Liz Miller, St Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islands:  May 15, 2012

 

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Kenny Dickson

Thank you to Kenny Dickson who added:

Moray House Secondary School

First XV

Around 1956-57

"I can confirm that this photo was probably taken around 1956-57.  The photo was taken in front of the main entrance in the playground at Moray House School."

Kenny Dickson:  May 16, 2012

Thank you to Kenny Dickson for also sending me the names of all the people in the photo.  Please see table below for details.

 

Moray House Secondary School   -  First XV  -  Around 1956-57

The pupils in this photo are, left to right:

 

Back Row

Middle Row

Front Row

1.

Mr Winter *
French Teacher

Murray Brough?
Murray Brough

Kenneth Dickson *

2.

David Kennedy

Stuart Nicol *

Joe McQue

3.

William Sargent *

? Young
Stuart White

 

4.

Grant Stewart

Alan Brown

 

5.

John Bird

Jim Watt?

 

6.

Steven Oliver

Ronald (Ronnie) Smith

 

7.

Kenneth Smith *

Graham Wood

 

8.

Richard Alcorn
Stuart Blake

 

 

9.

Mr Tait *
Maths Teacher

 

 

Acknowledgement

For the names above in black: Liz Miller, St Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islands:  May 15, 2012

For the names above in red:  Kenny Dickson:  May 16, 2012
* = name confirmed by Kenny DIckson

 

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