THIS week we go back to the teachers of the Douglas Ewart High School from the 1970s, sure to strike fear into the hearts of many in the community and beyond.
The picture of the Penninghame School pupils for m 1953 we ran in the Galloway Gazette on March 9 is still being a response. The teacher in the photo, Elsie Ross came in with the following names: Back row - Dugald McLelland, Tony Cafolla, ??, ??, Tom Howatson,??,??, Alan Patterson. 2nd row - Margaret Paterson,??, Roma Hitchell, Catherine Blain, Elma Marr, Ann Muir, Margaret McPherson, ? Blacklaw, Elizabeth Fergusson. Third row - ??, Vera McCleary, Janet Hughes,??, ??, ??, ??, Patsy Dodds, Robert white, Stuart McDowall, Harvey Bowie. Front row - Harry Hogg, Donald Connolly, Norman Oxenham, Robert Thomson, Peter Gordon, ?? ??, ? Milligan, ??,??.
In last week’s picture of the same school in 1953, Jim Irvine was named but it was actually his brother John.