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Melsetter School, Hoy

Photo in the Orcadian this week.
Was told that it is Willie Simpson from Upper Setter at the front on the left. (Born 1928 Died April 1989)
Picture added on 31 July 2012 at 18:19
I do not think that there was a Melsetter school. This would be the North Walls school situated in the same place as today.
Added by Fred Johnston on 01 August 2012
Could it be Brims School, Fred, but you would maybe know the kids. the windows look rightish.
Added by W Watters on 07 August 2012
It is North Walls school. I have no recollection of the photo being taken but since I am in it I must have been there!!!!!!. I have a copy of the photo with names for all bar the lad 2nd left in the front row.
Added by Clive Thomson on 09 August 2012
This is not the Brims School,and going by the address given by the sender, I woud say North Walls. Both schools came under the Melsetter Post Office area.
Added by Stewart Taylor on 09 August 2012
Was the teacher Miss Matches ?
Added by Herbert Mackenzie on 10 August 2012
Yes, North Walls School windows. These windows have recently been replaced in the latest upgrade of the Gable End Theatre which is housed in this part of the old NW school buildings. I'd be interested to know who some of these children are - before my time but there are faces familiar to me so I wonder if I'm correct?
Added by Mabel J Besant on 10 August 2012
Clive please post the names you have for this pic.. I am interested to see who they are.... good to see your still watching the site..

Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 11 August 2012
It's north walls school. My dad Donald Shearer is front row 2nd from right. He lived at Pitnear. He sadly passed away on 12th January. Thank you for this picture 💜
Added by Emma on 24 January 2018
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