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Another North Walls school picture from the same era. Again, any names???
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Picture added on 17 November 2010 at 22:56
Comments:
Fourth from the right Mary Wilson, Claire King, behind Mary - Annie Barnett, Marjory Wilson, far right sitting Johnny Copland.
Added by Mary Connolly on 19 November 2010
I think it may be slightly pre-1962. From front left:
Hughie Besant, with Dennis Davidson and Betty Besant behind him. Seated at the front left is Albert Clark; Rae Nundy directly behind him (white dress); ?? behind Rae; Mabel Wylie to Rae's left; Sandra King and Kathleen Wylie. Billy Moncrieff (looking to his right); Marjorie Wilson to the left of Billy's head and Annie Barnett; on the front row, to the left of Billy Moncrieff are Claire King, Mary Wilson, June Clark, Kay Moncrieff and Beatrice Simpson; seated in front of Kay and Beatrice is Johnnie Copland
Added by Kathleen Houghton on 19 November 2010
mum thinks the names of the pupils are as follows:-
L-R Hughie Besant, ?, Betty Kirkpatrick (nee Besant), Albert Clark, ?, ?, Marjory Stanger (nee Wilson), Billy Moncrieff, Sandra King, Kathleen Houghton (nee Wylie), ?, Claire King, Annie Hourston (nee Barnett), Mary Connolly (nee Wilson), June Groat (nee Clark), Kay Moncrieff, Johnny Copland, Beatrice Simpson.
Added by Audrey Cameron (nee Johnston) on 20 November 2010
I LEFT SCHOOL IN 62 AND ONLY FACES I KNEW HERE WAS JOHN COPELAND ,SEATED TO THE RIGHT .BEATRICE SIMPSON , SADLY RECENTLY PASSED AWAY,STANDING BEHIND JOHN,AND ALBERT CLARKE ,SEATED FRONT . CAN I ASK BERTHA WHO WAS YOUR FRIEND WHO TAUGHT AT NORTH WALLS . YOU CAN E MAIL ME , IF YOU LIKE.THANKS FRANCIS.
Added by FRANCIS HAMILTON on 20 November 2010
Bertha - was your friend Katherine Drever? I remember her teaching us at North Walls when Mrs Brown, who taught primary, was on maternity leave.
Added by Kathleen Houghton on 24 November 2010
Thanks everybody. Names gratefully received!
Added by Bertha Fiddler on 27 November 2010
Yes, she was Catherine Drever, now Mrs Stevenson at the Bu, Westray. She has two sons and four grandchildren. We've been best friends since 1951!!!!
Added by Bertha Fiddler on 29 November 2010
Who was the next teacher after the Browns left?
Added by Mary Connolly on 30 November 2010
Mr & Mrs Allan came after the Browns.
Added by Stewart Taylor on 01 December 2010
Miss Drever was a teacher at South Walls as well.She was a very good teacher and learned us how to do Italic writing which I use to this day.Johnny Copland passed away a few years ago.
Added by Beryl Simpson on 02 December 2010
Aye Beryl Miss Drever showed us how tae do Italic writing ,bit I think you were her only success at that. Others shone at other things bit furr the life o me I kinna think what mine was, certainly no spellling!!.
Added by John Budge on 03 December 2010
Wis it tellan stories John, you excel at that, but maybe you took that off yer faither, he had that gift too ..lol
Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 04 December 2010
thats my uncle Dennis 2nd from the left for sure! I'm David Davidson's eldest son - Iain. great photos, I saw my old man in one of your other photos.
Added by Iain Davidson on 04 February 2012
Catherine is here just now and has had a look at all the comments so far. She thinks the missing name is Lynn Flett, and that she lived at Rysa Farm.
Added by Bertha Fiddler on 07 March 2012
That does looks like Lynn Flett behind Rae and Mabel. I was at her wedding at the Pentland Hotel, Thurso way back in 1970. She still lives in Alves - Morayshire as far as I know. Her brother Iain Flett lives in Inverness-shire and her mother left Castletown and lives near her now.
Added by Beryl Simpson on 08 November 2012
Is Rae , Rosemary Nundy who lived in Aberdeen in around 1970?
Added by Doug knox on 17 August 2017
Yes you are right. A daughter of Arthur and Mrs Nundy.
Added by Beryl Simpson on 22 August 2017
Yes, Rae Nundy (now Petrie who lives in Perth) lived in Aberdeen around 1970.
Added by Kathleen Houghton (nee Wylie) on 22 August 2017
BEATRICE SIMPSON : I was at her incredible wedding. It was an amazing wedding which went on all night. I Will never forget it. Very sad to hear about Beatrice.
Added by Ralph Seatter on 01 August 2021
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