18-09-06 Carradale Primary School 1950s
[Carradale Primary School 1952/53]The latest contribution to the Bygone Days section of the website is a class photograph from Carradale Primary School, circa early 1950s.

Back Row: Alec McKinnon, Sheena Buchanan, Una McDougal, Isabel Paterson, Sheila Galbraith, Jill Ritchie, Ronnie Brownie
2nd Row: Roy McMurchy, Effie Buchanan, Eleanor Campbell, Linda Hoey, Vera Campbell, Lorna Jackson, Jen Fisher, Mat McMillan
3rd Row: Alan Oman, Rosemary Galbraith, Margaret Buchanan, Margaret McColl, May Campbell, Shenac Durham, Emily McBride, James Forsyth
Front Row: David Paterson, Alasdair McMillan, John McFadyen, Laurence McBride, Ian Morrison, Alatair McMillan
The headmaster was Donald Jackson.

Many of these faces are recognisable about the village still today, particularly Mr McF in the front row who doesn't appear to have changed one bit!
The old Primary School was built in 1890 by the Saddell and Skipness School Board and was in use right up until the start of the 1990's when the new school was opened. It is now a private house and whilst internally it has changed considerably there are still a lot of original features to be seen, if you know where to look.


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