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Kirkwall BBs

The Kirkwall BBs, taken we think sometime between 1947-1952. The only name I have is Leslie Campbell (my uncle), fourth from the right on the back row. Me mother said Mosh Marwick is in the photo too, but I forgot to ask her where he is!

Can anyone help put names to faces?
Picture added on 13 July 2014 at 19:48
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BACK ROW. X DAVID WALLS,RONNIE MUIR,BRIAN SMITH,X JOCKY ROBERTSON,GORDON KELDAY,LESLIE CAMBELL, X, X, DENNISROSIE,SECOND ROW. BILLY BEWS,GARSON SHEARERHUGH McGILLVARY,TOM MAINLAND,JOHN RENDALL,FANK SWANNEY,JOHN WHITE?FRED RORIE,MARTIN RENDALL,BILL GROUNDWATER,3RD.ROW.BOB JOHNSTON,CECIL SINCLAIR,JIM RORIE,LAWRIE BLANCE,DAVE WALKER,JIM SCOTT,ALBERT THOMPSON, ? DAVID WATT,JIM MARWICK,JIM LENARD, ?BOTTOM ROW. TOM GRAY,GARTH CHENYEJOHN FINDLAY,DICKIE TURFUS,GEORGE HARRISON,ALAN BORWICK,SANDY WINDWICK, ? ARCHIE FINDLAY,JOHN GROUNDWATER.
Added by GEORGE HARRISON. on 13 July 2014
Bit before my time in the Life Boys. Mosh will be second row up and third from the right,on the far right third row up on the right end is my cousin, not sure if it is Ernie or Brian Sommerville.first of the officers is Jim Scott of Scotts shoe shop.
Added by Allan Lobban on 14 July 2014
Not the BBs, this is The First Kirkwall Company of The Life Boys. The officer on the left looks like a young Jim Scott. I'm sure a certain G D Partner will be able to identify most if not all of the boys and officers.
Added by David Tullock on 14 July 2014
Is the facility to zoom in on these photos gone forever? It makes such a difference when it comes to looking at group photos like this.

I recognise twa three folk. Ronnie Muir, Freddie Rorie and Cecil Sinclair are three but it's not easy without the zoom.

[Hi Bruce -The big pictures facility is top of my list of things to get sorted when I have Council downtime, which should be in the next few weeks. Also more stuff related to the selection of parishes, and hopefully better navigation. Along with this will be a push to get the new picture numbers up again, more on this later - Steven]
Added by Bruce Moar on 14 July 2014
That looks like Bill MacGillivray 5th from left in the second back row and his brother Hughie 3rd from left in the same row. Dave Tinch 6th from right in the back row? Brian Smith 4th from left in back row?
All guesswork and quite a memory test!!
Added by Freda Jackson on 15 July 2014
whar wis this picture taken cant puzzle it out
Added by Billy Cardno on 16 July 2014
This photo was taken at an area of ground between the Peedie Kirk and the Earls Palace where their used to be a tennis court .

Back row from left,george brass, david walls,ronald muir,brian smith,ian massie,jocky robertson,gordon keldie,leslie campbell,douglas liddle,james groundwater,dennis rosie

Second row ,billy bews,garson shearer,hugh mcgillvary,tommy mainland,jacky rendall,frank swanney,john smith,fred rorie,ian rendall,billy groundwater,

Third row,bob jhonston,cecil sinclair,jimmy rorie,peter blance,dave walker,jim scott,albert thompson,?,davie watt,jim marwick,jim leonard ,hughie bews.

Fourth row,tommy gray,garth cheyne,john findlay,dickie turfus,george harrison,allan borwick,sandy windwick,jim brass,archie findlay.johno groundwater. taken about 1948.happy days!!
Added by Jim Marwick on 17 July 2014
Second from the right is Jim Groundwater who lived in Berstane Road.

Anonymous comment added on 18 July 2014
This picture is at the tennis court between Peddie Kirk and the Palace. The Life Boys used to meet in the St.Magnus Hall on a Friday night.
Added by Allan Lobban on 18 July 2014
Brandyquoy Park?
Added by Sandy Windwick on 21 July 2014
This picture was taken on the old tennis courts situated between the Peedie Kirk and Earls Palace.
Added by Eddy Ross on 26 July 2014
Dear Lynn - I would dearly love to put a copy of this photo in my Family Tree as there are a few relatives in it. but I have read the Copyright conditions for the Orkney Image Library. Would you be kind enough to authorise me to use it? I would naturally acknowledge the source. I am in Oz so getting photographs is a bit difficult! Thank you.
Added by Beverley Nelson on 31 July 2014
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