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Balvraid School 1930
Balvraid School 1930

Photocopy of front and back of photo of Balvraid School children and teacher Jessie Macdonald in about 1930. The back has the names written down by another teacher, Miss Miller, who lived at Clashmore with her aunts the Misses Gray. Back: Johnnie Macrae, Neil Mackenzie, David Macpherson, Robert Sutherland, Duncan Mackay, Ackie Munro, Ronald Edwards. 2nd row: Sandy Polson, Willie Macadie, Jim Garvie, Rory Finlayson, Harry Sutherland, Ian Sutherland, Murdo Macpherson. 3rd row: Christie Gunn, Russel Sutherland, Jessie(?) Polson, Minnie Munro, Margaret Sutherland, Mina Aitken, Jean Gordon, Margaret Macadie, Margaret Urquhart, Emily Macadie, Barbara Edwards. Front: Donnie Sutherland, Willie Hugh Mackay, Alexander Macrae, Robert Macadie.
Picture added on 24 April 2008
I was delighted and amazed to come upon this photo, because, unless I`ve got my dates wrong, Murdo Macpherson was my dad and David Macpherson, my uncle. My dad was born in Rogart in 1920, to Murdo Macpherson and Jessie {nee Murray). When I was young they stayed at Ceol-na Mara Achvandra Muir {the Poles) I`m hoping someone out there can verify if I`m right or wrong?
Added by Muriel Guthrie nee Macpherson on 14 June 2009
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