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Walter Ross outside St Clair's Emporium

Walter Ross and his faithful bike outside St Clair's Emporium April 1987
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Picture added on 03 October 2011 at 17:04
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St Clair's Emporium
I mind that bike about the 50's, she was a good bike, Tess had a White bike, maybe a Vindec, I mind them both being ootside the school when Walter and Tess were courting......
Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 03 October 2011
What a good photo, that is just how I remember Walter.
Added by Beryl Simpson on 03 October 2011
"Oh Oh noo thats enough Jimmy", whit wiz a peedie lad like you doing spying on Tess and Walter at that time, bit hid does gae away your age a bit Jimmy.
You hiv a very good memory to Jimmy was it the water fae them Crockness "waals" that had memory enriching powers!!.
Added by John Budge on 05 October 2011
Had another think, the bike Tess had might have been an Elswick, or a name like that.....and John my memory only works in wee bursts noo and again...
Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 07 October 2011
Excellent photo! Thanks. Dad would have been a bit over 66 at the time. It was a heavy old bike. My mother's bike was blue. Just been to check the make (it's in our garage) but can't see a label. Will check with the old lady herself.
Added by Jane Harris on 11 October 2011
My mother's bike was an Elswick - she got it in 1947 from her father 'fur wurkan in the hairvist'. May put up a photo. Dad's bike may have been a Rudge? Mike Macdonald in Kirkwall has it now.

Added by Jane Harris on 11 October 2011
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