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Earls Cross Hostel 1956

Earls Cross Hostel 1956

Date Added: 24 April 2008 Year: 1956 Institution Name: dnhhl Cat No: | 2005_072_029 | Picture No: 2523

Group photograph of boys and staff at Earls Cross Hostel in 1956

Dimensions: A3


This photo is of the boys at Earls Cross Hostel, not at the school Comment left on 20 July 2009 at 22:15 by CALUM GRANT
With many thanks to Willie Morrison, full list of names:-
Back row: Robert Corbett (Kinlochbervie); Willie Mackay (Melvich); Donald Macleod (Strathnaver); Brian Ross (Bettyhill); David Munro (Kinlochbervie); Donald Morrison (Durness); James Kerr (Stoer); Ian Brown (Stoer); John MacDonald (Melness); Hugh Ross (Lochinver); James McNab (Lairg)

2nd row: Michael Sutherland (Altnaharra); Donald Munro (Achmelvich); Nigel Munro (Melness); George Gunn (Melness) Alister MacDonald; Uisdean Macleod (Bettyhill); Murdo Maclean (Stoer); Ranald Matheson (Altnacealgach); Kenneth Greig (Lairg); Willie Morrison (Durness); Alisdair Mackay (Bettyhill); Rodney Mackenzie (Lochinver); Alex Dingwall (Spinningdale)

3rd row: Gordon Mackay (Strathnaver); Sam Macdonald (Altnaharra); Billy Macleod (Strathnaver); John Murray (Invershin); James Macfarlane (Housemaster Died 1980); Margaret Macfarlane (Matron died 1984); Kenneth Mackenzie (Lochinver); Stewart Mackenzie (Lochinver); Ian Mackenzie (Drumbeg); Tommy Mackay (Armadale)

Front row: Donald Macleod (Scourie); Neil Macdonald (Melness); Murdo Macdonald (Baligill) John Galbraith (Stoer); Alistair Ross (Bonar Bridge); Ian Moffat (Durness); Derek Mackenzie (Lochinver); David Morrison (Durness); Danny Mackay (Tongue); Norman Macleod (Stoer); Ian Matheson (Altnacealgach)
Comment left on 02 July 2014 at 14:10 by Administrator
In the back row Douglas Mackay from Melvich stands between Robert Corbett and Donald Macleod.

Comment left on 22 November 2014 at 21:50 by John Macdonald
My Father Danny is on the front row third in from the right. Thanks for posting this photo. Comment left on 03 June 2016 at 00:00 by Brian Mackay
brother Ranald - in the main!-fond memories of our Alma Mater-?!Still ticking at 80 - some have slipped away including Comment left on 10 May 2023 at 18:55 by Iain (with 2 ‘I’s !!) Matheson
Has anyone got current news of Kenneth Mackenzie (Lochinver) as I believe that he was in the same ward as me in Lawson Memorial in Golspie Hospital in the winter of 1946. I was then six years old and he was of a similar age. I was there for about three weeks after having had an op for what they then called a "burst appendix". I think that he had the same op. We had a great time there being absolutely spoilt by all the staff.
Comment left on 16 July 2023 at 17:18 by Kenneth Mackay Kenneth Mackay ex Embo now Empangeni, Zululand, South Africa. Administrator
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