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TITLE
Inverness Convent, 1936
EXTERNAL ID
PC_ATKINSON_039
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
1936
PERIOD
1930s
CREATOR
unknown
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
21815
KEYWORDS
schools
school groups
Inverness Convent, 1936

A photograph of children at Inverness Convent School in 1936. The school was run by Franciscan nuns who came from their mother house in Glasgow, and it gained a high reputation beyond its locality, attracting boarders from all over the Highlands.

Back row, left to right: unknown; Christy Chisholm; unknown; unknown; unknown; Rory MacKay's sister; possibly D Quinn; Thirsa Chisholm (Peter Chisholm's sister); B Celli (Sister Mario, Smithton Hotel); unknown; unknown; Bianco (last name unknown but he had a candy shop on Church Street called "Dorando's"; Mr McRae.

Middle row: Doris Sonia Morris; Betsy Chisholm (sister of Peter); Giavani Pizzamilla; Peter Chisholm; Gloria Fairi; unknown; Morag Davie;

Front row: David Morris; Mario Celli; unknown; Theresa McRae; Raymond Morris (who became a renowned photographer in San Francisco); Gordon Fraser; and Gordon MacKintosh.

The photograph was supplied by David Morris of San Francisco.

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Inverness Convent, 1936

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1930s

schools; school groups

Highland Libraries

Syd Atkinson Archive

A photograph of children at Inverness Convent School in 1936. The school was run by Franciscan nuns who came from their mother house in Glasgow, and it gained a high reputation beyond its locality, attracting boarders from all over the Highlands. <br /> <br /> Back row, left to right: unknown; Christy Chisholm; unknown; unknown; unknown; Rory MacKay's sister; possibly D Quinn; Thirsa Chisholm (Peter Chisholm's sister); B Celli (Sister Mario, Smithton Hotel); unknown; unknown; Bianco (last name unknown but he had a candy shop on Church Street called "Dorando's"; Mr McRae. <br /> <br /> Middle row: Doris Sonia Morris; Betsy Chisholm (sister of Peter); Giavani Pizzamilla; Peter Chisholm; Gloria Fairi; unknown; Morag Davie; <br /> <br /> Front row: David Morris; Mario Celli; unknown; Theresa McRae; Raymond Morris (who became a renowned photographer in San Francisco); Gordon Fraser; and Gordon MacKintosh. <br /> <br /> The photograph was supplied by David Morris of San Francisco.