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Norton Park

Secondary School

1956-59

Group of Girls

Norton Park School  -  Group of Girls, 1956-59

©  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Joyce Garden (née Ward), Kelty, Fife, Scotland

 

Recollections

1.

Joyce Garden (née Ward)

Kelty, Fife, Scotland

Thank you to Joyce for sending me the photograph above.

Schools

"I came to Edinburgh from Rothesay, Isle of Bute, in 1954 and we stayed in 108 Easter Road.  I attended Abbeyhill School 'till 1956, i think.

I then moved on to Norton Park School and was in Classes 1A, 2A and 3A from 1956 until 1959

Photo

    Group of Girls at Norton Park School, 1956-59 ©

"This photo was taken at a Sports Day at Hawkhill.  That's where we were taken to for hockey and sports.  We also walked round to the Annexe for Art Classes."

Acknowledgement:  Joyce Garden (née Ward), Kelty, Fife, Scotland: November 2, 2010

Memories

Thank you to Joyce Garden for also sending memories of the time when she lived in Easter Road, Edinburgh

 

Recollections

2.

Joyce Garden (née Ward)

Kelty, Fife, Scotland

Norton Park School Photo

Thank you to Joyce for sending me the list of names below.

Joyce added:

"On the periphery of this picture are the boys of our class.  I remember Jim Morris and John Leggat, but am not sure of the rest."

Joyce Garden (née Ward):  November 3, 2010

Names (left to right)

    Group of Girls at Norton Park School, 1956-59 ©

 

Back Row

Middle Row

Front Row

1

??? Young

Elizabeth Norris

Joan Ewing

2

?

Veronica Gillespie

Agnes Cobain

3

?

Evelyn Pearson

 

4

?

Joyce Ward (me)

 

5

Ann Smith

Hazel Porteous

 

6

Elizabeth Ainsley

Marion Blake

 

7

Christine Young

 

 

8

REGISTER TEACHER:
Miss M Duff

 

 

9

Marjory ???

 

 

10

Barbara Donohue

 

 

11

Elspeth McQueen

 

 

12

Sheila Jacobs

 

 

13

Marianne McGill

   

 

Recollections

3.

Joyce Garden (née Ward)

Kelty, Fife, Scotland

Joyce wrote:

"I think the Headmaster was Mr McConnachie.

The teachers I remember are:

-  Geography: Papa Leask

-  English:  Miss Barber

-  French:  Mrs Milne

-  Music:  Mr Milner

-  Maths:  Papa Broon"

Joyce Garden (née Ward):  November 3, 2010

 

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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