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1980s Photos


Below are some photographs from the 1980s. Where we have them, we have also included the names of those pictured. If you can add to our collection or add or correct any names please contact us by clicking here.

Photos are in the order that they were received, with the most recent addiction to the collection being at the top of this page.

Inter-school quiz at Clydebank College 1986/87

Inter-school quiz at Clydebank College

This photograph first featured on our 'Can you help?' page (002), but thanks to Alex Waddell, it's been identified as the inter-school quiz held at Clydebank College in around 1986/87. Alex tells us that CHS didn't win, but that Braidfield High did.

Standing, left to right: ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, Rector Mr O'Brien, ?, Alex Waddell, ?, ?.
Seated, left to right: ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, Clydebank Provost David Grainger, ?, ?.

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BBC Scotland quiz winners - 1987/88

BBC Scotland quiz winners - 1987/88

This photograph first featured on our 'Can you help?' page (001), but thanks to Janice Hyslop it's been identified as the winning team of a BBC quiz in 1987/88. Thanks are also due to West Dunbartonshire Council who helped identify the Provost photographed.

Left to right: Mr McBride, Andrew Dickson, ?, Clydebank Provost David Grainger, ?, ?, Rector Mr O'Brien.

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Thanks to Neil Harris for identifying Andrew Dickson in this photograph.

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Davaar House - 1981

Davaar House - 1981

Back row: Flora McLean, Catherine McGurk, Lesley McKay, ?, Gordon McCombe, Joseph ..., David Watt, ?.
Middle row: ?, Andrew McKay, ?, Craig McDougall, ?, Norman MacLeod, Neil McLean, ?.
Front row: ?, Fiona McDonald, Sandra McHutchinson, Joyce ..., Laura McInnes, Karen McGeechie, Jackie McGroggan.

This photograph was originally provided by Catherine McGurk.
Since then, Gary McKendrick has been in touch and confirmed that it is Davaar house and also provided some names. Janice Hyslop has also provided names for this photo.

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School orchestra - 1981

School orchestra - 1981

Back row: Linda Allan, ?, ?, Catherine McGurk.
Third row: ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?.
Second row: ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?.
Front row: Lesley McKay, Catherine Gilmour, ?, Beth Andrews, ?, ?, ?.

This photograph was provided by Catherine McGurk. She thinks that this is the school orchestra from around 1981. Janice Hyslop provided some names, but if you know any more about this group, or could provide more names please contact us by clicking here.

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School orchestra - 1980

School orchestra - 1980

This photograph was provided by Catherine McGurk. She thinks that this is the school orchestra from around 1980. If you know any more about this group, or could provide some names please contact us by clicking here.

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