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Shoemaker
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Shoemaker

Alec Cameron (Shoemaker) with Donald Ross outside the shoemaker's shop at 9 High Street. I think the wee boy may be Harold Cameron. Probably around 1935.
Picture added on 22 August 2010 at 07:18
Comments:
When I went to the Primary in the wee schoolie, Alec was the janitor, and I remember him coming in with a bucket of sand when one of the children had been sick all over the floor boards.

My granny Mary told me that Alec had a broken clock in his workshop. The sign under it read, " No tick here!"
Added by Alister/Ali Jack on 29 August 2010
alec cameron was my great granpa this is the only picture i have of him ,so a big thanks to the jack family.
Added by Yvonne Hopwood on 07 August 2011
I knew some of the family, Elgra, Hermy and Harold.
They lived later at Lochaber on the Braehead...where I used to deliver their newspaper.
Harold is also on one of the Avoch football team photos,if you cannot find it let me know......
jack@avoch.com

Added by Alister Jack/Ali on 08 August 2011
My father, Bob Yeoman, bought this house after WW2. He rebuilt it into one house of only two stories, known as 'Dunollie' with the workshop becoming the sitting room. It was sold on after his death in 1995 when my mother moved in to Gowans Place.
Added by Liz McPhee on 11 June 2016
My father, Bob Yeoman, who was a builder, bought this house after WW2 and rebuilt it. It was known as Dunollie and my parents lived in it until after my father's death in 1995.
Added by Liz McPhee on 14 June 2016
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