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Could the contributor identify themselves and this picture please.
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Picture added on 04 March 2007
Comments:
This is a photograph taken of a Stromness Primary class, I would guess sometime in the 1940's ???? My aunt, Sadie Campbell can be seen second row, extreme right, with Freddie Young standing behind her and in front of the teacher. I am sorry I have no more information about this picture but would welcome any info on it.
Added by Dennis Campbell on 05 March 2007
I think the boy on the very left of the front row looks like Jimmy Leask who used to paint for T G Muir & Son
Added by Mick Harcus on 06 March 2007
The teacher is Ruby Brown, sister of the writer George MacKay Brown, she also taught in Rousay, in the 1930s.
Added by Gordie Peterson on 09 March 2007
With some help, I have managed to establish that the year is 1943, and names are, Back Row L-R Ronald Marwick, David Vass, ????, ????, Dorothy Cumming, Elizabeth Guthrie, Sylvia Wishart, Cathy Anderson, Ian Sinclair, Freddy Young.

Middle row L-R, ????, Cathy Firth, Alison Argo, Ann Rendall, Adeline Logie, Shirley Adam, Sadie Merriman, Irene Morrison, Sadie Campbell.
Front Row, L-R, Tommy Budge, Norman Flett, Alan Turmeau, David Watt, Stanley Spence, Frank Sinclair, Eric Scott, ????.


Added by Gordie Peterson on 15 March 2007
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