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Present School/Strathlachlan Hall was built in 1916 by Messrs Muir Bros., Dunblane. Bella Douglas reported the School was smaller than the original. Pupils at that time often walked more than two miles to school barefoot in summer, and in winter each child brought a lump of coal, wood, or peat to help keep the fire burning. John MacLachlan, the 23rd Chief, during his lifetime provided Cocoa, sugar, and milk for all the children.
The School closed in 1974, pupils transferred to Strachur.
STHS1 – 001 Strathlachlan School Date: 3. 9. 1923 Left to Right Back Row Donald Crawford, George Manson, Archie Cameron, Annie MacFadyen, Peggy Crawford, Peter MacGregor, Archie MacNair, Jimmy MacNair. Middle Row Agnes Farquharson, Agnes Crawford, Barbara Manson, Joyce Crawford, Mr. G. Whyte (School Master), Ena Cameron, Jane MacNair, Flora MacDonald, Mary Crawford, Janet Pearson, John Cameron. Front Row Tommy MacNair, Angus MacKenzie, John MacNair, Archie MacGregor, Willie Henderson, Murdo MacDonald, Jim MacDonald, Harry Sinclair, Alex Farquharson.
STHS1 – 002 STRATHLACHLAN SCHOOL DATE: 14. 5. 1925 LEFT TO RIGHT BACK ROW Archie MacGregor, Archie MacNair, George Manson, Donald Crawford, Jimmy MacNair, Harry Sinclair, Angus MacKenzie. SECOND BACK ROW Agnes Farquharson, Ena Cameron, Annie MacFadyen, Mary Crawford, Agnes Crawford, Tottie (Margaret) Douglas, Mr. G. Whyte (School Master). SECOND FRONT ROW Tommy MacNair, Margaret Farquharson, Peggy Leishman, Joyce Crawford, Barbara Manson, Alastair Douglas. FRONT ROW John Cameron, Willie Henderson, John MacNair, Alex Farquharson.
STHS – 004 STRATHLACHLAN SCHOOL DATE: 1937 BACK ROW John Robertson Sunfield, Peter McLachlan Leachd, Duncan Crawford Eas-Mhor, Earnest Crawford Feorline, Alexander Speirs Leachd, Miss Violet Murray (Teacher). CENTRE ROW Mary Muir Leanach, Mary Spiers Leachd, Agnes and Roberta (Bobby) Crawford (twins Eas-Mhor, Janet Leishman Old Post Office, Mary Crawford Faorline, Jean Muir Leanach, Annie Muir (Leanach), Charlotte Leishman Old Post Office. FRONT ROW Duncan Crawford Faorline, Iain McLachlan Leachd, Rosemary Chisholm (behind Iain) Inver, Iain Henderson (aka Barr) Leanach Farm.
STHS1 – 005 STRATHLACHLAN SCHOOL DATE: 1966 BACK ROW Kathleen Paterson Lephinmor, Fiona McLeod Leanach, Jack Diamond Leanach, Neil Paterson Lephinmore. FRONT ROW Martha Maclachlan Castle Lachlan, Caspar De La Mare Strachur House, Neil Beaton Strone, Laura De La Mare Strachur House, Catherine MacInnes Feorline. TEACHER: Mrs McKinven (not shown) Pupils are in the school shed.
STHS1 – 006 STRATHLACHLAN SCHOOL DATE 1973 FROM LEFT Angela Day, Rosie MacInnes (with Bob), Eilidh Paterson, Mrs McKinven, Calum Paterson, Alistair Kerr, Mary McLachlan, Euan Paterson. FRONT ROW Marie Day, Linda Day, Caroline Day.
STHS1-007 STRATHLACHLAN SCHOOL DATE: 1970 BACK ROW Mrs McKinven, Stephen Spencer, Fiona Black, Callum Paterson, Eilidh Paterson, Rosemary MacInnes, Mary MacLachlan. FRONT ROW John Black, (Martin Spencer?), Ewan Paterson, Catherine MacInnes, Simon Kerr, Alistair Kerr.