Galloway Past Picture

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Former Newton Stewart resident Margaret McManus (nee Clements) kindly posted an envelope full of old photographs to The Galloway Gazette from her home in Irvine.

Here we have Penninghame Public (now Primary) School in 1956.

Margaret has written the names she knows on the back but if you recognise anyone else, please telephone Louise Kerr on 01671 404767 or email her at

Back row, left to right: Mrs Monteith, Angela Brown, Heather Dougall, ??, ??, John Marr, Bobby Baillie, Mary Reid, Margaret Clements.

Second row: ??, Marion Strachan, Elspeth Mathieson, Fiona Gunn, Mary Gladstone, Christine McBride, Mary Bryden, Wilma Reid, ??

Third row: ??, Elizabeth Hewitson, ??, ??, Mary and Jessie Brown, Ethel McCandlish, Margaret Hughes, ??, Elaine Robb.

Front row: Eric Hyslop, Derek Williamsom, Jack McCartney, ??, Ian Wyllie, ??.