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New Year's Day Ba 1930
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New Year's Day Ba 1930

A Tom Kent picture of the Ba in 1930.

This picture complements picture #1788

My uncle Ally, now in Glasgow, gave this to my Dad, William Stephen. Here are Ally's notes to my Dad:

"A group playing on the uppies side:
Ashley Nicholson, George Newlands, the butcher, Bob Park and Mary Newlands move in a bit.Yeta [?] Linklater and John Swanney ("Sweek") at their back. Billy Findlater, Jock Wilson and Jock Cooper and above them Taylor Norn on the wall at the right. Peter Maxwell, the boatbuilder, Albert Maxwell the shopkeeper and Douglas Campbellat the Doonie side. Jamie Anderson in the white shirt and behind him Old Davie Keldie with the cap.".
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Picture added on 14 October 2006
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Comments:
Fascinating picture, This Ba was won by probably the youngest winner, Big Bill Bews. His sister told me he was born in 1903 which make him 26. I don't think such a thing exists, but I'd love to see a report of that Game.
Added by Sumteeik on 16 October 2006
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