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Sanday Junior Secondary School 1953
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Sanday Junior Secondary School 1953

I am sure someone out there can name us all?
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Picture added on 28 February 2009
Ian, is that you on the right of the centre row?
Added by Barbara Johnston on 02 March 2009
L-r back row:- freda dearness(cooper, swanney), andrew walls, ann cooper(rendall), hamish cursiter, ann learmonth, george tulloch, gertie sinclair(mcglashan?), john wm. Clarke, evelyn sinclair(muir), james lennie.
middle row:- john wilson, david muir, billy muir, andrew skea, robert slater, kenny rendall, thomas muir, peter sinclair, ronald tulloch, john towrie,
ian thomson.
front row:- rodney tulloch, oliver drever, mary work(flett), isobel dearness(cursiter), violet sinclair(finlan?), doreen king(thomson, pyper), netta garrioch, may drever(walls), barry sabiston(tait), elizabeth dearness(mckenzie), alister muir, michael seatter.

Added by Tommy Garrioch on 07 March 2009
Barbara, yes thats me. Still waiting for someone to name us all.
Added by Ian Thomson on 07 March 2009
Tommy, well done I think you have got us all correct, there was two I was not sure about.........David Muir (Cliff ?) and Peter Sinclair who I put down as Brian.
Out of a total class of 33 I reckon 9 are no longer with us.
Added by Ian Thomson on 08 March 2009
Violet Finland
Added by Laura Edwardson on 16 May 2010
Way back in 1960 I was an apprentice in Glasgow working at David Rowan & Co. Marine Engineers. I remember very clearly, one day a new apprentice arrived to join us and his name was David Muir from Sanday. I guess he must have been about 16 at the time would it be the same as the young David in the photo ? Over the years I often wondered where his career took him. As was the way, we often were moved into a different sections of the works and we just never saw each other again but I never forgot his name he was a real nice lad. The following year I went off to sea as a junior engineer and enjoyed a long career.
Added by William Noble ( Bill ) on 27 December 2015
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