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Royston Primary School

1949

Royston School  -  1949  -  Children aged about 11

Royston Primary School Class, 1949  -  Pupils aged about 11

© Reproduced with acknowledgement to Carole Manson

 

Recollections

1.

Carole Mills (née Manson)

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Thank you to Carole Manson for sending the photo above to me, together with this photo taken one year earlier:

Royston Primary School, 1948 - Pupils aged about 10 ©

I was impressed by the number of pupils' names that Carole remembers from her Primary School, almost 70 years ago.

Perhaps somebody else will recognise a few of the remaining pupils and send an email to me, giving their names.

Carole wrote:

1949

"Here is a photo of my class taken in 1949 when I was aged eleven.

These are the names of the pupils that I can remember (left to right):

 

Back Row

Row next to Back

Row next to Front

Front Row

1.

John Wright

Margo Brydon

Carole Manson

James Watson

2.

?

Katie Bowie

Dorothy ?

John Atkinson

3.

Wm Nicolson

Sheila Brenchley

Margaret Hall

John Harkins

4.

?

Marjorie MacDonald

?

James Daniel

5.

Liddel Watson

Joyce Wright

?

David Robertson

6.

Robert Notman

Rena Macfarlane

Shirley Poole

?

7.

James Bowie

?

?

Phillip Macintosh

8.

Alec Sinclair

?

May Duff

?

9.

Peter Boyd

?

Jessie Munro

John Chisholm

10.

One person missing
somewhere in this row

One person missing
somewhere in this row

Jean Johnson

 

11.

 

Mr Mackenzie
Our teacher

One person missing
somewhere in this row

 

Carole Mills (née Manson), Adelaide, South Australia, Australia:  February 14 + 19 + 27, 2014

 

 

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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

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