The Whitehouse

Darts Team

1974

The Whitehouse Darts Team  -  Trophy Winners, 1974

BACK ROW:  A Tulloch, R Dawson, R McGovern, R Slight, M McPhillip belows.
FRONT ROW:  Rae Moohan,    Douglas Ramsay,    Mick Moohan     (See Recollections 1 + 2)

The Whitehouse Darts Team, Craigmillar - 1974

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The Whitehouse Darts Team  -  1974

   Whitehouse Darts Team, Craigmillar - 1974 

The Photo

Thank you to Andy Tulloch for sending me this photo.  Andy was one of members of the darts team from The Whitehouse, Craigmillar, seen here standing with their trophies in 1974.

The centrepiece is the Scottish Team Championship Plaque, sponsored by the Even ing News.  The prize for winning this plaque included a  holiday trip to Majorca.

The Team

Those on the back row of the photo are named above the photo.   Also in the team were A Burnham, J Cowe, D Hill,   D McGlynn,  R Stuart, A Young and T Young.

Here is another photograph of some of the members of the team with their trophies:

Whitehouse Darts Team, Craigmillar - 1974 

The Whitehouse

Here is how The Whitehouse Pub looked, many years later, rather derelict, but due to be restored:

   The Whitehouse Public House, Craigmillar

Andy Tulloch

Andy also won other darts trophies in 1973:

-  The Portobello Singles Trophy, playing for the Marischal Arms Darts Team

-  The foursomes, playing with Archie Young, John Cameron and Ged Herriot.

He was Runner-up in the Pairs Event, in 1973, playing with Archie Young.

 

Reply

1.

Davy Turner

Craigmillar, Edinburgh

Thank you to Davy Turner who wrote to tell me the name of one of the three men in this photo that had not yet been identified.

Davy wrote:

Mick Meecham

Whitehouse Darts Team, Craigmillar - 1974 

"I just wanted to  put a name to the gent front row on the right. I'm sure he was Mick Meechan - but I'm not 100% sure of his surname.

He was the Manager of the Whitehouse Pub during the 1960s and 1970s.  I believe he moved on to manage a pub in the Leith area ,possibly Easter Rd

Davy Turner, Craigmillar, Edinburgh:  February 6, 2010

 

Reply

2.

Michael McPhillips

Portobello, Edinburgh

Thank you to MIchael  McPhillips who wrote:

Missing Names

Whitehouse Darts Team, Craigmillar - 1974 

"There are three people in this photo whose names you don't have.  They are in the front row.  They are:

-  Rae Moohan, Manageress.

-  Douglas Ramsay, Area Manager of Tenants Caledonian Brewery

-  Mick Moohan, Manager of The Whitehouse Pub."

Michael McPhillips:  2+3 February 2018

 

Recollections

 

 

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