Memories of school days rekindled

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The Kirkintilloch Herald’s recent Window on the Past supplement brought back a flood of memories for readers.

The Herald asked for information about this photo of pupils at Torrance School with their teacher.

Herald reader Duncan McDonald (86), formerly of Torrance, who now lives in Milngavie, was able to help out with most of the names.

Back row (left to right) Kirk Hay, Robert Hannah, Alex Greenlaw, unknown, David Irvine, Glen Morrison, Joseph Brown, William Sutherland, John Davidson, Jim Stewart, Duncan McDonald, Robert Broadfoot.

Third Row (left to right) unknown, Miss Young, unknown, Cathy Nisbet, Miss Campbell, Marion Stark, Agnes Morrison, unknown, Grace Nisbet, Mary Broadfoot, unknown, unknown, Mary Rigsby.

Second Row (left to right) unknown, unknown, Isa Davie, Betty Jenkins, Jean Cullen, Ellen Inglis, Moira Shearer, unknown, Bessie Semple, Anna Porteous.

Front Row (left to right) Robert Johnstone, Sam Campbell, Mr. Robertson, Jim Bowie, Allan Drake, Sandy McDonald.

The Herald would like to thank Duncan McDonald and his daughter Shirley for their help with this article.

(Photo courtesy of EDLC Information and Archives)