Friday photo: Coronoation Class of Sandwickhill School

June 1953 saw the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.  To mark the occasion, many school class photographs taken in schools that year were presented in commemorative frames.  this image below is from Sandwickhill School just outside of Stornoway.

Sandwickhill School Coronation class 1953

Back row: Malcolm John Macdonald, Norman Mackenzie, Graeme Stealy, David Hendry, Norman Fraser

Third row: Catherine Mackay, Margaret Macleod, Zena Maciver, Catherine Maclean, Ishbel Pickles, Margaret Macdonald, Marie Smith, Christine Stevenson, Miss Macaskill (teacher)

Second row: Norma Murray, Alister Macdonald, Marie Chisolm, Alice Macloed, Mary Macmillan, Rebecca Munro, Margaret Isobel Murray, Margaret Munro, Kenneth Macloed

Front row: Norman Maclean, Donald Gilles, Robert Armstrong, Calum John Mackenzie, Murdo Dan Macaulay, Angus Nicolson, Colin John Maciver

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