Having a Laugh at the Gala Day

By John McFarlane

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This page was added by John Mc Farlane on 04/11/2012.
Comments about this page

I think that is Mrs McDowell in the front right of this picture and maybe Winnie Rafferty behind her. Does anybody recognize them?

By Anne Cassidy Hamilton
On 06/11/2012

Back row: Mrs Doyle, Pat Rafferty and Winnie Rafferty. Front: Nellie Gaffney and Mrs McDowell.

By margaret mcfarlane nee doyle
On 07/11/2012

I agree with you Anne, but I cannot place the other two ladies or the man. Someone help!

By Catherine Alleyne
On 07/11/2012

Nice to see another name I recognise and remember very well, Margaret McFarlane, and of course I know all of the people in the photo. I was great friends with the two Rafferty girls and have fond memories of them. I lived across the road from Mrs McDowell for years, another nice family.

By Catherine Alleyne
On 08/11/2012

Jenny MacDowall was my gran loved seeing old pics of her

By Karen Clink (maiden name MacDowall)
On 19/11/2012

Jenny McDowall was my mother's auntie- my gran was Winnie McDowall. I remember going to my auntie Jenny's when I was a child and having a great time.

By julie meek
On 23/11/2012

My mother was Elizabeth (Betty) Cone, sister of Pat Cone in Addiewell, and other siblings there. Her mother (I am told) is the woman in the front right. However, I am confused by the comments as to who the woman is behind her, perhaps a relative? Does anyone remember my mother in Addiewell?

By sue burkholder
On 26/11/2012