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KGS first year infants class 1948
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KGS first year infants class 1948

Larry writes:
'Back Row [L to R] - Marion Kemp, Gracie Bain, Ann Parkens, Valerie Burgess, Elizabeth Bain, Maureen Kelday, Elaine Scolley, Elaine Spence, Sandra Corsie,Lynne Sutherland, Meryl Wood, Inga Bain, Mary Watt, Elizabeth Johnson, Miss Harvey [teacher].

Middle Row [L to R] - Ann Leonard, Vivien Robertson, Elizabeth Baikie, Wendy Kemp, Inga Tulloch, Elizabeth Jolly, Edith Birstane, Kathleen Cooper, Wendy Borwick, Jennifer Rory, Mary Davidson, Patricia Work, Linda Twatt.

Front Row [L to R] - Michael Blanche, Ronald Laird, Donald McKerron, Lawrence Drummond[me], William Walls, William Coghill, William Cardno, James Gibson, James Hutchinson, David Scott, Anthony Brass, Hamish Smith, Magnus Shearer, Duncan Webster.

My best friends were Jimmy Gibson and Duncan Webster and we kept in
touch for several years after I left Orkney in 1951. I'd love to be in
touch with them again if that's possible. I have never been back since
1951 but it is a mission of mine to return sometime and I fully intend
to do so.
Best regards.
Larry [Lawrence] Drummond. '

If you are Jimmy or Duncan or a relation of them, pass this on. Larry's email address can be found by clicking on his name, above this picture.

Picture added on 18 April 2005
Comments:
Larry has contacted me to add Mary Watt in the back row, and surnames for Patricia Work, William Coghill and William Cardno.
Added by Steven Heddle on 01 September 2005
that photo takes me too far back, reminds me of drawing the alphabet with my finger on a lid of a biscuit tin in sand.after she had checked it you gave it a shake and moved on to the next letter.
Added by Billy Cardno on 26 November 2006
When I went to skool we lernt to rite with a bit of stone on a flat piece of stone. Than goodness for word processors now.
Added by Tom Scott on 26 November 2006
We would like to know if James Gibson had a relative who left the Orkney Isls in December 1929 to live in Australia. We would love any information.
Regards,
Ha ha my Dad you looks so happy
Added by Jennifer Cardno on 14 December 2009
My sister, Elaine, in the back row eigth from the left. A retired teacher now living in Aberdeenshire. She recently lost her husband Davie Baxter.
Front row second from the right is our neighbour Magnus Shearer.
Added by Rognvald Spence on 14 March 2018
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