Strachur School Photos 1889 – 1966/7 If you can help us add any names or correct any mistakes please let us know. 0001 Strachur Primary School ca1889 Third Row: 4 along on the left Davie Montgomery born 1883 0002 Strachur School ca 1907 0003 Strachur School ca 1907 Back Row: L-R 7th Charles Fergusson, Willie Montgomery Middle Row: L-R 3rd Jock Smith, Ian Thomson 8th Colin Ferguson 9th Will ‘Hare’ Ferguson 0004 Strachur School ca 1910 (the girls) The headmaster was Mr William Geddes and the Assistant Miss Cameron To the immediate left of Mr Geddes is Donald Morrison’s eldest sister Lucy and Mary Clark, Balliemore, 2 along on the right of Mr Geddes This was taken around the time when the school numbers were so large that the decision to extend the school was taken, the extension being complete in 1912 0005 Strachur School ca 1910 – the BoysPictured are William Geddes (headmaster) (see the request for his resignation in the School Board Minutes (1911) following an enquiry of his treatment of the children).Miss Cameron (Assistant Schoolmistress) Mr Silver (Assistant Minister)and Jimmy Watson (Policeman). The boy in the front row in the kilt with his finger in his mouth is Donald Morrison’s elder brother, Colin.In front of the Policeman is (Will Hare)Ferguson grandson of Donacha Ban at the Bay.He went to New Zealand when he came out of the armyAnd Coll(Rabbit) son of Colin Fergusson Tombuie(One of our committee members is currently researching whether Colin Morrison or Colin Fergusson had the nickname ‘Rabbit’)ooOoo 0006 Strachur School 1922 Back Row: John Walker, Donald McCallum, Danny Crawford, Andrew Gillies, Duncan Weir, Bob Galloway, David Galloway Centre Row: John Crawford, Donald Morrison, Freddie McAllister, Colina McKellar, Isabel Crawford, Mary Crawford, Jimmy Taylor, ‘Baldy’ Campbell Angus Sinclair Front Row: Miss Mima Wilkie (teacher), Alex McCallum, Evelyn Luke, Ellen McDougall, Christina and Isobel Galloway (twins), Ina Bain, Lena Weir, Jim McCallum, Mr John Cameron Stewart 0006A Strachur School 1922/23 Back Row: Ernest Crawford, Sandy Sinclair, Nancy Vallance, Mary McKellar, ..?.., Colin Sinclair. Centre Row: ..?.., Duncan McFadyen, Dugie McFadyen, Alan Sinclair, Archie Crawford, John Campbell, Peter Leitch, Ian Montgomery. Front Row: Miss Wilkie, Nola Anderson, ..?.., Donald McKellar, .. …?… Edgar, Eleanor Campbell, Niven McDougall, Margaret Leitch, Sadie Weir, Mr Stewart. 0007 Strachur School Back Row: Miss Wilkie, Donald McKellar, W. Leitch, …?…, Ernest Crawford, W. McIver,…?…, Neil McDougall, John Weir Middle Row: Margaret Leitch, Peggy Sinclair, …?…, Margaret Crawford, Orma McAlpine, Jenny Black Front Row: Niall Campbell, Peter MacKellar, Tommy McIver, Ian McFadyen, Archie Sinclair 007A Strachur School 1924/25 Back Row: Sandy Sinclair, Dugie McFadyen, Alan Sinclair, Pete Leitch, Archie Crawford, Alec Thomson, John Campbell 3rd Row: John Lennox, …?…, Sadie Weir, Mary MacKellar, Jenny Black, Eleanor Campbell, Colin Sinclair, Duncan Luke 2nd Row: Tommy McIver, Orna McAlpine, Margaret Leitch, Cathie Weir, Margaret Crawford, Peggy Sinclair, Nancy McFadyen, Amy Armstrong, Duncan Campbell,…?… Front Row: Neil Campbell, Willie Leitch, Ian McFadyen, John Weir, Archie Sinclair, Jackie Armstrong, Peter Mackellar, Donald MacKellar, Willie McIver, Donald Luke 0008 Strachur School 1929 Back Row, L to R: Miss MacDonald, J Armstrong, T McNair, Ian Macfadyen, N. Campbell, …?…, Peter MacKellar, Archie Sinclair 2nd Row: A. McFadyen, D. Campbell, Ina Black, Cecily Caldwell, …?…, Peggy McNair, ..?.., …?…, D. Luke 3rd Row: Janet McVicar, …?…, …?…, Bella Sinclair, Betty Luke, Nancy MacFadyen, Cathie Weir, M.MacGowan, Katie MacGowan Front Row: Bobby McNair, Jim Armstrong, Neil Whyte, …?…, …?… 0009 Strachur School 1930 Back Row: L-R: Peter Mackellar, Tommy McNair, Tommy McIver, Ian Macfadyen, Archie Sinclair, Jack Armstrong, Donald Luke, Teacher: Miss MacDonald 2nd Row: Amy Armstrong, C. McLean, Cecily Caldwell, M. Macpherson, Nancy MacFadyen, C. Calder, Polly Foote 3rd Row: Ina Black, Cathie Weir, Betty Luke, M. Hamilton, M. Kay, Mary Campbell Front Row: Bobby McNair, Archie McFadyen, Jimmy Armstrong, A, McLean, D. Swandels 0010 Strachur School 1934 (Senior Classes) Back Row: Archie McAllister, Neil Whyte, ….?…., ….?….,Tommy Kay, ….?…. Second Row: …?…, Douglas Harrison, Ella McPherson, Agnes Armstrong, Ina Black, Isabel Mcvicar, Lizzie Howell, Charlie McNair, Neil McFadyen, Donald Campbell Front Row: George Luke, Mamie Hamilton, Margaret Howell, Nan Aitken, Catherine Leitch, Isabel Montgomery, Jean Black, Irma Fergusson, Alistair Calder 0011 Strachur School 1934 (Junior Classes) Back Row: L-R B. Bolan, Marion Leitch, Betty Gilmour, Jean Russell, Ella Kay, Ethel Luke, Rena Mckell, P. Stuart, Miss McKinnon (teacher) Second Row: Lachie Luke, Colin Montgomery, M. McNicol, …?…, Ishbel Campbell, …?…, J. Mathers, …?…, R McAlister Third Row: A. Stuart, M. Luke, S. Fergusson, D. McNicol, G. Fulton, J Fulton, B. Aitken Front Row: A. McNicol, Jock McLean, Willie Sinclair, W. Hamilton, Duncan Luke 0012 Strachur School Back Row: ….?…., ….?…., ….?….., Jackie Armstrong, ….?…., Archie MacFadyen, Tom Kay Second Row: ….?…., Bella Sinclair, Cathie Weir, ….?…., Ina Black, Agnes Armstrong, Janet McVicar Third Row: ….?…., ….?…., Isabel Montgomery, Lizzie Howell, Isobel McVicar, Cathie Leitch Front Row: Neil McFadyen, ….?…., Bobby McNair, ….?…., George Luke, ….?…. 0013 Strachur School 1950 Miss MacKenzie, John McFadyen, Robert Whyte, Angus Cumming, Willie Montgomery, Harry McLaren, Duncan MacLean, Dennis Carmichael, Donald Cameron, Willie Campbell, Donald Campbell, Peter MacPherson Second Row: Beth Provan, Margaret Lamont, Martha Whyte, Margaret MaDiarmid, Margaret Fraser, Catherine McFadyen, Myra Whyte, Sheena McNair, Heather MacFarlane, Catherine Sinclair, ? Campbell Third Row: …?…, Glen MacFarlane, Isobel Fleming, Edith Cameron, Janet Maclennan, Margaret Montgomery, Jan Fraser, Ann MacLean, Rona MacCallum, Elsie Cameron, …?…, George MacLaren, Archie Campbell 0014 Strachur School 1952 Back Row: John McFadyen, Robert Whyte, George McLaren, Peter Douglas, Ronald McLellan, Peter MacPherson 2nd row: Angus Cumming, Miss Margaret Logan(Teacher) 3rd row: Colin McInnes, Andrew Thomson, Isabel Fleming, Elsie Cameron, Margaret Montgomery, Ann McLean, Ian Luke, Donald Cameron 4th row: Cathie Montgomery, Janet Cumming, Flora Sinclair, Christine McGregor, Sheena McNair, Janet MacLennan, John McGarvie 5th row: Jim Black, George Campbell 0015 Strachur School: 1953 Back Row L-R: Colin MacInnes, John McFadyen, George McLaren, Peter MacPherson, Harry McLaren, John McGarvie, Ronald McLellan, David Cameron, Donald Campbell, George Campbell Second Row: Mr MacInnes, Gilbert Downie, Angus Cumming, Willie Campbell, Margaret Morrison, Martha Whyte, Mary Marshall, Margaret Montgomery, Donald Cameron, Willie Montgomery 3rd Row: Cathie Montgomery, Jan Fraser, Edith Cameron, Grace Rankin, Flora Sinclair, Janet Cumming, Isabel Fleming, Mairi McKinnon, Janet MacLennan, Sheena McNair 0016 Strachur School First Row: David Cameron, Peter Law, Jimmy Douglas, Jim Black Second Row: David Stewart, Peter Douglas, Andrew Thomson, Iain Luke, Robert Whyte, ? Craig, Teacher Nancy MacIntyre Front Row: Agnes Mary Sinclair, Marjorie MacAlpine, Margaret MacPherson, Elsie Crawford, Ishbel Fraser, Morag Barr, Irene Cumming, Ann Scott 0017 Strachur School Back Row: Willie Campbell, Ian Law, Duncan Lamont, Willie Montgomery, Harry McLaren, Donald Campbell Second Row: Irene McFadyen, Myra Whyte, Alice Black, Mr MacInnes, May MacCallum, Margaret Fraser, Catherine McFadyen, Martha Whyte, Front Row: Margaret Morrison, Catherine Sinclair, Beth Provan, Mary Marshall, Jan Fraser, Margaret Fleming, Edith Cameron, Margaret Lamont Leslie Cameron 0018 Strachur School Pre 1955 Back Row: John MacKinnon, John/Jim Craig, Stewart Carmichael, Angus Allan Paterson, Jack Burdall, Duncan Campbell, Alec Clark, Hamish Downie, Arch. MacPherson, Eddie McGarvie Second Row: Sheena Black, David McMartin, John MacLennan, Charles Gorman, David Carmichael, Robbie Bulloch, John Clark, Margaret McFadyen Front Row: Maureen Carmichael, Bessie MacLennan, Helen Carmichael, Molly Calder, …?…., Betty Luke, Fiona McInnes, Martha Groom, Sheila Douglas, Seon Billowes 0019 Strachur School 1958 Back Row: Mr McInnes (Headmaster), Neil Whyte, Desmond Craig, Gordon Smith, Peter McKellar, Martin Turner, Jim Bennet, Jimmie MacGarvie Front Row: Isabel Campbell, Margaret McIntyre, Rhoda Morrison, Brian Walker, Morrison Leitch 0020 Strachur School 1958 Back Row: Ian McFadyen, James Thomson, William Auld, Jim Calder, John McFadyen, Ivor Campbell Front Row: Linda Starret, Duncan MacPerson, Patricia MacKellar, Douglas Harrison, Moira Laidlaw, Hugh Cameron 0020A Strachur School 1960 Back Row: Jacquie Mollison, …?…, Catherine Campbell, Christine McDougall, Fiona Kerr, Jenny Campbell 3rd Row: Alice Brown, …?…, Neil Mollison, Donnie Clark, Douglas Nairn, Ronnie MacDonald, Dorothy Luke 2nd Row: Margaret Clark, Elizabeth Nairn, Mary Stronach, Josephine Czarowski, Marilyn McDonald, …?…, …?…, Elizabeth McKellar, Jean Laidlaw Front Row: Neil Mollison, Calum Ruaridh McSween, Peter Martin, Hamish Morrison, Colin Whyte, …?…, (Torrance?), Jim Laidlaw 0021 Strachur School 1960 Back Row: Leslie Kerr, Ian McFadyen, Joyce Craig, Linda Starret, Betty Craig, William Morrison, Ivor Campbell Second Row: Donald MacLaren, Brian Black, Fiona McIlravie, Shona Douglas, Myra MacIntyre, Brian Luke, Donald Cameron Third Row: Florence MacPherson, Neileen Leitch, Patricia MacKellar, Mary Thomson, Moira Laidlaw, Anna Gicaskie, Dulcie Gray, Margaret MacKellar Front Row: Duncan MacPherson, Hugh Cameron, Jim Thomson, John MacFadyen, William Auld, Douglas Harrison, James Calder 0022 Strachur School Back Row: Hamish Morrison, Douglas Black, Neil McGeachie, Front Row: Jean McGladdery, Christine MacDougall, Moira Greig, Jenny Campbell 0023 Strachur School Back Row: …?…, Graham Hendry, Cameron MacDonald, Alan Kerr Front Row: Fiona Campbell, Joy Weir, Jean McIlravie, Frances Harris, Doreen ? 0024 Strachur School 1964/65 Back Row: Andrew Armstrong, Andy Wilson, Graham Hendry, John Bain, Cameron MacDonald, Alan Kerr Front Row: Lawrie Dooling, Linda Black, Kirsteen Gilmour, Fiona Campbell, Jean McIlravie, Joy Weir, Francis Harris 0025 Strachur School 1965 Pr.3 Back Row: Alistair MacLachlan, Angus Winters, Iain McCuaig, Ronnie Cairns, Alistair Carmichael Second Row: ChrissAnne McSween, Jean Smith, Fiona MacDougall, Moira Smith, Alison Martin, Marion Nairn, Fiona McPherson Front Row: Richard Wilson, Gregor Campbell, Donnie McDonald, Iain Clark, Andrew and Douglas McHugh One reply on “Strachur School Photos 1889 – 1966/7” Just great to see friends who were on the school bus to Dunoon grammar school 1956 to 1960 Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. 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