Many thanks to Glenn Hardie for the loan of
school magazines from which most of the following photos were extracted.
ARA Club Captains - 1948
Back row, L to R: Faculty, name unknown, Glenn Hardie, Mr. Weir,
Bill MacKenzie, John Brockway, faculty, name unknown. Front row: Rob
Miller, unknown, Will Howie, unknown, Leonard MacMillan.
ARA Qualifying Class - 1941
Back row, L to R: Victor Feldman, unknown, Jim Turnbull, Jim Gillon,
unknown, Fred Wilde. Second row: Mr. Yuill, unknown, John Brockway,
Maurice Green, Ray Bremner, Ian McEwan, Peter Ridland. Third row: Archie
Mason, Ed McGregor, Ian MacFarlane, Alan Marks, Jim Herbert, Jim Hall,
Front row: George Allan, unknown, unknown.
Leaders - 1942
back row, left to right: Doreen Rosin, (Jt.
editor), J.R. Strang, (Pres.Dramatic Soc.), G. Wooward (Pres. Sc. Soc.),
M. Paterson, (Pres. Lit. and Deb. Soc., Capt. Hockey. front row: A.G.
Wedderspoon, (Jt. Editor, Primary Dept.) D. Garlick, (Capt. Rugby), M.T.
Paterson ,(Jt. Editor, Primary Dept.), D. Clark (Jt. Editor), R. Ylung,
Pres. Chess Club
Tom Wright. Attended 1945-49
Qualifying Class - 1946
top row: Mr. J.B. Hamilton, Alan Nicol,
Kenneth McGowan, James Stevenson, Duncan Smith, Frank McCann ,Gordon
Mackie, Ian Smith, Mr. J. Lawson
middle row: Norma Anderson, Margaret Hall ,David Jackson, Robert Gibb,
Iain Jack, Margaret McClean, Eve Fruend. front row: Viv. Simmons, Betty
Wallace, Edith Dawson, Minnie Lamb, Eileen Shaw, Pat Patterson, Noreen
Webster, Nan Gunn, Muriel Edmiston. seated on floor: Tom Berman, Duncan
McMillan, James Cameron.
(Ed: thanks to Tom Berman for the names
above and for the photo below.)
Club Leaders - 1946
back row: P. Radford (Scientific Soc.), J.
Taylor (Editor), W. Bain (Pres. Chess Club), M. Kenny (Pres. Ship
Adoption) front row: N. Gunn (Junr. Ed.), D. McNicoll (Pres. Lit. and
Deb. Society), H. Grant (Hockey Capt.), R. Gibb (Junr. Ed.)
Hockey - 1st. X1
back: G. Peacock, S. McDowall, J. Craig, Mr.
McEwan, M. Brown, A. Webster, E. Izatt. middle: Miss McGavin, M.
Stewart, H. Grant (Capt.), J. Hamilton, Miss Core. front: Y. Barnett, I.
Cricket - 1st. X1 - 1946
back row: Mr. Dorian, P. Radford, W. Lambie,
R. Miller, D. Stewart, A. Marks, J. Ross, Mr. Ritchie. front row: A.
Moss ,W. Blair, D. McNicoll (Capt.), R. Bremner, R. Barr.
Primary Class - Albert Road - 1944
photo courtesy Maureen Cook
Included in photo:
Miss Rutledge, Maureen Carter, Peter Bodige, David Bartram,
Michael Crouch, Kenneth McAlpine, Ronald Bodige, Mary Rossie, May
Ballantyne, Margaret Black, Margaret Scott, Evelyn Curren, Donald
Murdock, Margaret McBean.
ARA Rugby - 1955
back row: Sandy Miller, Neil Campbell, Colin
Fulton, George Richards, Norrie Henderson, Eric Rodger. middle: Mr.
Hart, Ian Buchanan, Leslie Anderson, J. Scott, Jim Dempster, Mr. Bell.
front: Ken Anderson, Roy Grant, Raymond Barr ,Ian Kennedy, Jack McKinlay.
photo courtesy Eric Rodger
Drama Club 1953 - Merchant of Venice
back row, L to R: Jenny McLean, Peter
Curran, Ken Anderson, David Brown, Sammy Russell, Agnes Todd. front row:
Olga Clugston, Elizabeth "Buffy" Galloway, Sylvia Telky.
Athletics Medals, circa 1933
The following five photos were sent to me by
FP Norrie Henderson. They were taken during a recent visit to the UK
where he managed to include a tour of the school, guided by the very
helpful, current head teacher. Thank you, Norrie.
Boys playground.....covered area and open
I'm told the occasional Woodbine was smoked in the former, and the
toilets have been removed from the latter.
Instruments from the Fort Langley, still
mounted on the same wall where the ship's model was displayed. Norrie is
trying to find out where the model is now situated.
Glasgow's subway. A display at theTransport
photo courtesy Ken Lambert
included in pic: Judith and Janice Owen, Ken Lambert, Lee Saunders,
Graham Ritchie, Billy Turner, Graham Dobson, Douglas Ferguson
ARA - Herriot Street facade, 2009
University of Strathclyde, formerly
Technical College, 2009
Above two photos courtesy Glenn Hardie
ARA art classroom,
on the occasion of the launch of
The Hannah Frank Poetry Competition,
Thanks to Eric Rodger for this photographic memory of the art room.
photo courtesy Andrew Timpson
3rd. row, 4th from left, Andrew Timpson. Top row, 6th. from left, Jimmy
photo courtesy Betty Hamilton's son Stephen
in 2017. His mother was 102 years old and still going strong
back row: Peggy Peyton, Muriel White, Nuriel Russell, Mattie Campbell,
Betsy Gardiner, Ellen Buchanan, Chrissie Brown Gladys McFarlane, Janey
middle row: Margaret Reid, Mollie McLaren, Catherine Hill, Betty
Russell, Rae Levitus, Nan Smith, Betty Hamilton, Eleanor McFarlane, Miss
bottom row: May Fraser, Nannie Stewart, Doris Steele, Margaret Clark,
Myra Neish, Dorothy Dunbar, Marion Dowie ,Helen Wade.