Nostalgia: Rothesay Academy pupils in the late 1950s

This group of senior Rothesay Academy pupils, pictured in the late 1950s, includes the following. Back row: Alistair Wilson, Ken MacKay, Ian Carmichael, Charles Wilson, Gordon Lister and Lyn Bulloch. Front row: Irene Stewart, Joan Cameron, Catherine Stephen, Marjorie Buchanan and Mary Borland from Arran.
This group of senior Rothesay Academy pupils, pictured in the late 1950s, includes the following. Back row: Alistair Wilson, Ken MacKay, Ian Carmichael, Charles Wilson, Gordon Lister and Lyn Bulloch. Front row: Irene Stewart, Joan Cameron, Catherine Stephen, Marjorie Buchanan and Mary Borland from Arran.

Our latest trip into the archives takes us back to the late 1950s and a group of senior pupils at Rothesay Academy - pictured in colour, still a relative rarity at the time.

The pupils pictured are as follows.

Back row: Alistair Wilson, Ken MacKay, Ian Carmichael, Charles Wilson, Gordon Lister and Lyn Bulloch. Front row: Mary Borland, Irene Stewart, Joan Cameron, Catherine Stephen and Marjorie Buchanan.

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