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T G Muir & Son

This paint shop in Victoria Street ceased trading in 1995
Picture added on 04 August 2007
I used to like going in to Tommy Muirs shop. Always friendly staff.
Added by Alison Mainland on 21 September 2007
I worked for Tommy from 1980 till it closed, some good times were had, some bunch of good lads he had working for him.( some idiots as well)
Added by Mick Harcus on 21 September 2007
Before Tommy Muir opened his paint shop it was a house in which two spinsters called Cumming lived. They were aunts to Louie Foubister of the Rocky Shop and one of them was still alive in the 1970's living in Buttquoy Crescent being looked after by Louie. Long ago before 1884 this building was the Post Office.
Added by David Partner on 31 May 2011
I remember Ella and Lizzie Ann Cumming well. They were relations of my mother and had Stronsay roots - probably through the Chalmers clan as this was my mothers maiden name. I remember coming home from school when we lived at Manse Road and they were often there visiting mother.
Added by Ian M Gibson on 04 June 2011
Hi Mick one of the good lads or idiots- which were u
Added by Vince on 05 June 2011
I worked for Tommy and Edgar from leaving school in 1984-1992 and so many memories, Ella, May, Sheila, Olive and Christine, had many good times 😀
Added by Wendy Francis on 01 February 2024
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