Members of the Keith Family at
The Keith Family
Christine Anderson wrote:
"My grandparents, Maggie Keith (1888-1970) and David Keith (1884 -1937) and their family lived in various abodes around the Dumbiedykes. Granny Keith was a 'women of substance', an astute business woman with a variety of shops .
"Here are some photos of Margaret and David and their family.
Photo 1 was taken around 1916. The children are (left to right):
Photo 2 is a photo of (left to right):
David Keith 1884 –1937
- Margaret Keith (née Connelly)
- John Keith 1908-1981.
Photo 3 was taken at the top of Salisbury
Street in 1942. McLellans the Dairy was round the corner.
- Betty Keith
Shops and Hospital
"I have early memories of a Greengrocer / Painter and House Decorator business. Then, in 1939-45, the country was at war.
We stayed in 13 Salisbury Street. Granny stayed in No. 2 . Her shop was No. 1 as shown in Neg D9248 called the' Greengrocer
Round the corner, in the Pleasance, was a 'second-hand' shop - an exchange for money. Also round the corner was the Deaconess Hospital. As bairns, we were regulars there.
Christine Anderson, née Keith,