A peep at the past in Bo’ness, Linlithgow and South Queensferry

editorial image

LOOKING as proud as punch in this 1947 photo were Miss Martin’s class of 12-year-olds at Grange School, Bo’ness.

It came from Eleanor McLean (nee Strang), whose classmate Annette McAulay, is now grandmother of new Bo’ness Fair Queen, Erin Meikle.

Back row (l-r): Jim McIntosh, Douglas Moncur, Tom Drysdale, John Martin, Eddie Grant.

Third row: John Ballantine, David Sneddon, Alan Grant, Bobby Hawthorn, David Paterson, George Simpson, Tommy Timms, William Brown, Eric Sneddon.

Second row: Helen Ledgerwood, Eleanor Strang, Mary Beagley, Rita McKay, Nan Forrest, Norah Farqhuarson, Rita McWilliams, Helen Nimmo, Nan Thomson, Jean Galbraith.

Front row: Barbara McKelvie, Betty Martin, Elna Brooks, Ann McCaig, Helen Kidd, Annette McAulay, Betty Tully, Wilma Hamilton.