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Egilsay School

Date is a guestimate.Teacher is Miss Rendall, and the blond haired boy, wearing the tie, is her nephew, who was visiting.
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Picture added on 04 October 2007
Some more details and who's in the photo. Miss Mary Rendall was my fathers oldest sister and daughter of John S Rendall the Tinsmith see picture #1152. Mary retired to 8 Nicolson Street and passed away in 1955. The blonde boy in the extreme front is myself. We used to spend our summer holidays out at the schoolhouse. Back row - Jean Donaldson & Lily Alexander. 3rd row - Bell Donaldson & Violet Mainland. 2nd row - Patsy Dunnett, Margaret Seator, Michael Grieve, Jim Alexander & Jim Mainland. Front row - Jean Craigie, Jim Craigie, Jackie Craigie, Beth Mainland, Ernie Seator, George Seator & Tom Seator.
Added by Edwin Rendall on 13 November 2007
The late Lily Alexander was my aunt (my father Willie Alexander's younger sister)latterly of Kirbust and she married Angus Harcus.
Added by W Leslie Alexander on 25 February 2008
I have part of that sign on the door I found on the shore below Midskaill.
Added by M.B.Dick on 19 June 2010
My family, the MacGillivrays, came from Egilshay, later Kirkwall around St Catherines Place. Lovely photo.
Added by Sheena Moir on 22 November 2016
My father Benjamin Stewart was born on Egilsay in 1934. Quite amazing to find such pictures of people he probably used to know!
Added by Denis Scollie on 27 December 2017
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