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Holm East School

Holm, East School 1934
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Picture added on 01 December 2010 at 23:12
I have noticed the county library sign and would love to know more about this as we now live at East School.

Added by Mairi Jamieson on 30 December 2010
I don't suppose anyone knows any names of the children in this photo. My granny Helen Laughton (of the Vigga Laughtons) was born at Holm in 1923. I think she may have gone to Holm East School.
Added by Marie Lavery on 28 September 2016
I wonder if anyone knows the names of the pupils. My granny, Helen Croy (nee Laughton) of East Park, Holm, would have attended this school about this time. There is a girl in the picture who looks so like her.
Added by Marie Lavery on 28 May 2018
Your granny Helen Laughton was my aunty and was born at The Park. Helen Croy was also my aunty My mother Annie Petrie (nee Laughton) was their sister. Alas all the Laughton children have passed away.
Added by John Petrie on 16 January 2020
Thank you for replying John. Nice to hear from you. Yes sadly The Laughton children have all passed away. I have shown this photograph to my mum and she also thinks the girl in the back row, second from left is her mum, Helen Croy (nee Laughton). In fact I looked very similar when I was a young girl many years ago! I think we have spoken on this site before
Best wishes
Added by Marie Lavery on 22 January 2020
Back row L to R:
Alfie Tait, Helen Laughton, Violet Rosie, Jean Laughton, Kathleen Gorn, Lily Garriock, Madge Tait, Billy Couper, JR Budge, Miss Foubister

Middle row, L to R:
Irene Tait, Pat Laughton, Dorothy Robson, L Berstan, Nancy Brass, Bess Tait

Front row L to R:
Harry Marwick, Billy Gorn, John Robson, Hugh Couper, Jim Smith, Alfie Sutherland, Billy Laughton, Wilfred Gaddie, Alan Heddle
Anonymous comment added on 20 January 2021
Thank you for replying with the names. It is lovely to know that I was right about my granny. Also to see Jean, Patricia and Billy on the photograph
Added by Marie Lavery on 13 March 2021
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