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Cromarty School Primary 4 class, 1963/64
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Cromarty School Primary 4 class, 1963/64

This I believe is Cromarty School Primary 4 class, 1963/64. My brother, Donald Mackenzie, is in the back row, second from the right.
Picture added on 28 March 2010 at 21:37
Comments:
Hi Billy- the boy next to Rose is Helmut Malitz who lived at the chicken farm.
Added by Sue Florence on 05 April 2010
David Mackay is Standing on the right, my cousin.
Added by Christine on 27 April 2010
That's my younger brother Gurmeet, first on the left in the back row.
Added by Jageer Singh Mattu on 24 February 2011
Well Sue How about some names so the rest of us know who you are talking about Please !
Added by Anon on 28 February 2011
Standing at back, next to Gurmeet, 2nd from left is Sandy Maclean. Next to him I think is Christopher Rae (headmaster's son). The lad on the left standing is one of the Shepherds. Seated 2nd from left is Monica Rhoeling, (Michael and Erwin's sister) and standing on the right is definately David (Ginge) Mackay. The lad in the middle at top with his mouth open may be Kenny Mcfarlane and next to him may be Daldon Ross's son (the Chemist).
Added by Was Tony Archer on 20 March 2011
Boy extreme left the late Alan Doull. Girl extreme right is Margaret Mackay, next to her is Margaret Watson.
Added by Sue Florence on 21 March 2011
Margaret Watson, front row, 2nd right

Guessing at Donald Hossack, back row, extreme right.
Added by Margaret Tong on 22 March 2011
That's not Donald Hossack (Buddles), he's at least 3 years older than that class. Think it could be Tony Archer.
Added by Sue Florence on 23 March 2011
Sue Florence, regards to you, you are absolutely correct, Alan Doull it is, I could not remember his name. I am deeply saddened that he is the late Alan Doull.
Added by Was Tony Archer on 23 March 2011
Aye, Sue. I only knew my contemporaries when I went to Cromarty for my summer holidays and now, 50 years later, the ages and time are a blur.
Added by Margaret Tong on 23 March 2011
Hi Tony, do you remember when a few of us were down on the piles under the harbour - when Billy Watson (Beem) fell in and you grabbed him by the hair when he came up to stop him going down again and all he could say was "I went down with my eyes open". Lol (Classic Beem)
Added by Sue Florence on 25 March 2011
Hi Sue,
How are you?hope this finds you in fine fettle. Aye, I remember, theres a lot I remember about my roots, happy days! Oh to be able to turn back the clock. Is Beem still around? and I heard from Helmut Malitz last year,he's over by Fraserburgh. I see looking on google streetmap that the pier is falling down,I'm not to sure that the younger generation are looking after our town too well, we might have to sort them out, whadaya say?
Added by Was Tony Archer on 25 March 2011
So many young boys fell in the harbour but lived to tell the tale. My brother (`nother) fell in three times, once in between Albert`s two boats.
Added by Dorothy Ewen (Robertson) on 27 March 2011
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