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School Class at

Sciennes
Primary School

Around 1953

Sciennes School Class  -  Around 1953-55

©  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Myra King (née Wood),  Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.     Photographer D & W Prophet, Dundee

 

Sciennes

Primary School

Thank you to Myra King (née Wood) for allowing me to reproduce the photograph above of her class at Sciennes school.

Acknowledgement:  Myra King, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England:  April 17, 2012

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Myra King (née Wood)

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Thank you to Myra King (née Wood) for writing again with more information about this photo.

Myra wrote:

Sciennes

Primary School

Sciennes School Class, around 1953-55 ©

"I would have been in my third class at Sciennes, around 1953, when this photo was taken.

I can always remember the Outside Toilets at the school, that were freezing, and all that marching up and down all those stairs to the music being played

I had a great time there and loved it, but not always.  Having the belt but it did me no harm. 

Miss Dalrymple was my teacher with Miss Clay who told me off for having long nails.  To this very day, I still have long nails.

Great memories!  I visited Scotland just recently and went back to my old School, and it looks very much the same to me

These are the  names that I remember (left to right in each row):

 

Back Row Middle Row Front Row

1

Harold Nobbs James Proudfoot Jean --?--

2

Paul --?-- ? Fiona Middlemass

3

David --?-- ? Margaret Cutt

4

? Val --?-- Doreen--?--

5

? ? Pat Mitchell

6

Martin --?-- ? ?

7

Richard Cows ? Kathy--?--

8

David --?-- Martin ?

9

?   Myra Wood

Acknowledgement:  Myra King, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England:  April 18, 2012

 

School Classes

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