Galloway Past Picture

Galloway Past picture
Galloway Past picture

This week’s Galloway Past picture was e-mailed to The Galloway Gazette by Stewart McDowall, formerly of Newton Stewart, now living in Normandy, France.

Stewart says this photo of the Wild Cats Skiffle Group was taken on August 6th, 1956, before a Pageant Concert.

Left to right:- Alister McDonald, Roy Bibby, Tommy Allen, Gordon Keir, Morris Muir and Stewart McDowall.

We had good feedback about the badminton photograph that appeared in the paper on February 10th.

The names were now have are:

Back row - Bertie McKeand, not known, Ethel McKenzie, Fraser McKenzie, Jean McKenzie.

Front row - Millie Gault (later Mrs George Edwards), Nurse Jeffery, not known, Peggy Campbell, Mary Watson.

If you have any old photographs that our readers would be interested in seeing please hand them into The Galloway Gazette Offices at 71, Victoria Street, Newton Stewart or e-mail them to All photographs will be returned to their owners.