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Date unknown bonfire for what occasion?


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Picture added on 01 February 2009
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Comments:
Ethel thinks it might have been the coronation for QE2, so I guess it would be 1953.
Added by Keith Dempsey on 11 April 2009
no Keith and Ethel, on the right track but no that coronation, the wan before it, I have the date wrong should be 1937, there noo all sorted oot......
Anonymous comment added on 14 April 2009
It must be Edward VIII. Ascended the Throne January 26, 1936.Never crowned.
It ended with his abdication after 11 months.


Added by Beryl Simpson on 16 April 2009
I am fairly sure it was George VI Coronation, but now your got me doubting if I am right, help Fred you're older than me...
Anonymous comment added on 17 April 2009
sorry forgot my name on my last comment, not intentional...
Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 17 April 2009
I wonder whar aboots it was on the Island ?
Added by Keith Dempsey on 17 April 2009
If it was George VI, the date was 12th May 1937. How do I know that? Well the late Robert Johnston was born that day and there was a cup on his parents mantlepiece to commemorate the event
Added by Fred Johnston on 19 April 2009
This pic was my grannys photo, and might have been about Melsetter farm area... but only a thought
Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 03 June 2012
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