Did you know that Albert Road Academy
produced not one, but two swimming champions in the same year?
Junior Champions of Scotland (Swimming) 1932
George Anderson - Willis Logan
School captains and prefects 1932-33
back row: H. Barrowman, S. Smith, G. Anderson, W. Murray, I. McLennan,
M. Bell, The Rector.front row: M. Robertson, E. Smith, C. Dickie, J.
Hay, M. MacAleese. (note: young gents wore plus fours)
now, a couple of real oldies....
The Staff - 1893
"Our Headmasters" 1882 - 1932
Note of Interest
According to an article in the Jubilee magazine, under the heading
"Friends of the School",
one Major Cassells..... "made the school a hobby of his. The school
museum and library benefited from his gifts. In February 1902, he
presented the handsome telescope that is fitted up in the school
observatory, making ARA probably unique amongst Scottish schools in this
Melville Street School - 1952
photo courtesy Bill Smart
Included in photo: George Smart, Angus MacKinnon, Morag Downie, Isabel
MacGibbon, Deana Henderson, John King, Jeanette Webster, Joan Wilson,
Margaret McArthur, Maureen Lipton, Allan Dobson, Allan Ramsay.
Mosspark School - 1947
photo courtesy Norrie Henderson
left to right, front row: Martin Steven, Norrie Henderson, Frankie Swan,
Eddie Hamilton, Billy Wylie, Dewar Brown. second row: Norma Robinson,
Aileen Simpson, Morag Allen, Sally McVey, Ishbel Robertson, Isamay Robb,
Anne Campbell, Eleanor Stephenson, Isobel Warren. third row: Andrew
Hopkin, David Williamson, Andrew Forbes, Janet Hutton, Ann Grocock,
Livingstone, Sheila ?, Margaret Marr. back row: Andrew Mclellan, Duncan
Ferguson, Alastair Gilchrist, Hugh Brown, Billy Duncan, Tommy
Young, John Murdoch, Robert ?.
Rugby team - 1925-26
Included in pic is Leonard Bell, back row, third from left. Any further
Rugby team, Old Boys, 1931-32
Leonard Bell, seated, front row left. Any further names welcomed.