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Bain's painters, across the road from the shop
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Bain's painters, across the road from the shop

Date estimated.

The shop was where the Liberal's constituency office is on Broad Street now. The business is now located on Great Western Road, but does not employ painters.

L-R: Bob Corsie, Hector Findlay, Jim Leonard, Jim Harcus, Jim Rosie, Davie Linklater, ? McCorckindale, Jim Wilson, Bill Leslie, Teddy Corsie
Picture added on 22 April 2005
Comments:
No, I think it must be a bit after 1924. Bill Leslie (Sailor Bill) was still working in 1979. And I know he was fair bit younger than my grandfather, b. 1910.
Added by Sumteeik on 24 April 2005
Jim Leonard was a WW1 veteran, so the photo will be late 50's probably.
Added by grant leonard on 07 December 2005
I would say not earlier than 1930. My cousin, Jim Harcus, would have been about ten or eleven in 1924 and he is clearly older than that in this photo.
Added by Tom Scott on 07 December 2005
I think I can get my dad bob corsie to put a date on this.
Added by Bob Corsie Jnr on 07 December 2005
Hi Im Looking for family of Jim Harcus to see if we are related, I was born in Edinburgh but my family came from Orkney and it would be good to compare notes. Thank you
Added by Jean Imrie Ne Hercus on 16 March 2013
think 3rd from the right is John William Wilson....Jim Wilson was his son (my granddad)
Added by Kaja Wilson on 30 August 2013
My grandfather was Geothe Gibson Corsie born in Rousay in 1906. Was he relaterade to Bob and Teddy shown in the picture? Hoping someone a answers me.
Added by Nora Carlsson on 28 July 2017
Regarding my post from July 28...my grandfather's name was George Gibson Corsie, not Geothe!
Added by Nora Carlsson on 08 August 2017
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