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Leslie and Leonard Motor and Cycle Engineers

Leslie and Leonard Motor and Cycle Engineers. Taken about 1920 approximately. Don't know exact date.
Driver Tom Leslie. Standing by lorry William Leslie. Andrew Leslie 6th from left. John Leslie 5th from left
Picture added on 31 July 2012 at 18:40
Bill Leonard 6th from right,standing at the window. The logo above the shop door is for Centaur Cycles.
Added by Grant Leonard. on 31 July 2012
What was the address for the premises ? What is today Fusion nightclub can be seen in the background.
Added by David Tullock on 01 August 2012
That isn't Fusion in the background but another similar building that stood nearer Junction Road. It can also be seen in picture #11826. Another version of this photo is picture #861 with info and comments.
Added by Paul Sutherland on 02 August 2012
The cycle shop was on Junction Road David. JB Wylie's butcher shop was built on the same corner site. The garage and workshop were on Burnmouth Road (where Reynold Johnston had his tyre business). I think this photo dates from around 1910 as it doesn't show the garage.
Added by Grant Leonard. on 02 August 2012
Believe it was located where Wylie's butchers shop used to be on corner Burnmouth road and Junction road.
Added by Bill Leslie on 03 August 2012
Thanks for that Grant and Paul. I had a 1960 aerial photo of Kirkwall and could not figure out the location believing the tall building to be Fusion.
Added by David Tullock on 06 August 2012
I've been in touch with Tom Leslie's grand daughter, who has sent the following list of names which were written on the back of the postcard.

Wallace, J Nicolson, J Leslie Willow Rd, A Leslie Tankerness, R Budge, W Leonard, J Mackay Clay Loan, Jono Willie Sutherland, Tom Leslie Glaitness, Wm Leslie (General).
Added by Grant on 26 January 2013
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