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TITLE
Millburn Secondary School senior football team
EXTERNAL ID
PC_WGORDON3_003_005
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
1960s
SOURCE
W Gordon
ASSET ID
30300
KEYWORDS
football
football teams
schools
secondary schools
pupils
Millburn Secondary School senior football team

This photograph shows Milburn Secondary School senior football team, of the school year 1968-69. Standing left to right, back row, are Charles Forbes, James Olsen, Colin White, Malcolm Pringle, Sandy Gray, Scott Lyon and Michael Tuach. Standing left to right, back row, are Hamish Gordon, James Grant, William Murphy, Robert Bruce and John MacIver.

The school was established in 1961 as Millburn Junior Secondary School, the school name deriving from the nearby 'Mill Burn.' It was not until 1967 that the school became known as Millburn Academy, having gone through several name changes in the interim. In 1979 Millburn Academy commenced development into a six year school and it has remained as such to the present day.

Millburn Academy now has a school role of over 1000 pupils and is held in high regard throughout Scotland for the excellent level of higher education it provides and for its high record of sporting achievement. A new school was opened on November 3rd 2008 and was built on the old school's playing fields.

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Millburn Secondary School senior football team

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1960s

football; football teams; schools; secondary schools; pupils

W Gordon

Winnie Gordon (photographs)

This photograph shows Milburn Secondary School senior football team, of the school year 1968-69. Standing left to right, back row, are Charles Forbes, James Olsen, Colin White, Malcolm Pringle, Sandy Gray, Scott Lyon and Michael Tuach. Standing left to right, back row, are Hamish Gordon, James Grant, William Murphy, Robert Bruce and John MacIver.<br /> <br /> The school was established in 1961 as Millburn Junior Secondary School, the school name deriving from the nearby 'Mill Burn.' It was not until 1967 that the school became known as Millburn Academy, having gone through several name changes in the interim. In 1979 Millburn Academy commenced development into a six year school and it has remained as such to the present day.<br /> <br /> Millburn Academy now has a school role of over 1000 pupils and is held in high regard throughout Scotland for the excellent level of higher education it provides and for its high record of sporting achievement. A new school was opened on November 3rd 2008 and was built on the old school's playing fields.