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Kirkwall Brownies c1957
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Kirkwall Brownies c1957

Picture added on 08 December 2003
is this taken where the guide hall is now? can't quite make out the background
Added by Alison on 25 November 2006
Yes, it's the old wooden hut that the Brownies and Guides used right next to the Paterson Church [now the OIC One Stop Shop/Reception].
Added by Marion McLeod on 26 November 2006
do you have names for this group Marion?
Added by Alison on 21 April 2007
Fourth from left on the front row is my Mum, Margaret Gibson (nee Jolly)!
Added by Gina Manson on 25 April 2007
brown owl (centre back) is Jeannie Watson, Marjorie Traill-Thomson in front of her was county commissioner. I can remember doing my semaphore badge in her garden in St Mary's in Holm a few years later. Front row 5th from right is Jennifer Wallis (Glaitness Rd) whose father I think worked for one of the banks.
Added by Margaret Hinckley on 11 July 2007
Back row: ?Linklater Mrs Watson Enid Street nee Wilson

Middle row:Janice Mckerron, Janice Annal, Catherine Mowat, ?,Mrs Traill Thomson, Eloner Flett, Carrol Celli ? ? ?

Front row: Sandra Loyd, ? Christine H.Stephen, Margaret Jolly ? ? ? Joyce Falconer Or Elaine Flett Audrey Lamont, ? ?
Added by M. Gibson on 21 September 2009
The names I remember are as follows -
back row - ?, Jean Watson, Enid Wilson
middle row - Janice McKerron, ? Bain, Janice Allan, Catherine Mowat, ?, Marjorie Traill-Thomson, Eleanor Flett, Carol Celli,Maureen Spindler, ?, me [Marion Wishart]
front row - Sandra Lloyd, Jinty Eunson, Christine Stephen, Margaret Jolly, Joyce Duncan, Sheila Thompson, Jennifer Wallis, ?, Audrey Lamont, ?, ?
Added by Marion Mcleod on 21 September 2009
Is it Ann Harvey rather than Eleanor Flett? Then Maureen Spindler, Karen Leith and Marion Wishart. Jinty Eunson 2nd left in front row, Joyce Duncan and Sheila Thompson either side of toadstool. Joyce Lamont 4th right in front row and Sandra Coutts far right. Willing to be corrected.
Added by Barbara Johnston on 22 September 2009
Barbara I think you are correct re it being Ann Harvey and Karen Leith. Cannot remember the name Sandra Coutts though but you are probably correct on that one too. It was so long ago. This photo was taken a year and a half after I had nearly died from Steven Johnson reaction to Penicillin and my memory for several years before and after is almost totally void. You can see how dark my skin still is a year after the reaction.
Added by Marion Mcleod on 23 September 2009
I think the person on Jeannie Watson's right is Nan Linklater/Harvey, who was a domestic science teacher travelling to the isles in the fifties
Added by Marlene Mainland on 25 September 2009
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