1953 The Three “Horrors”

1953 Mary Pearson, Sarah Cook, Linda, Ann & Jayne at Public Park shared by L Mackie

1953 Mary Pearson, Sarah Cook, Linda, Ann & Jayne at Public Park shared by L Mackie

During Christmas 2014, Linda Mackie contacted me sharing this family photo.

Linda told me, “Here is a photo of my mum, (Mary Mackie nee Pearson, my foster grannie Sarah Cook, myself, Linda, my wee sisters Ann and Jane in the public park at Blantyre in 1953/4 summer of…as you can see my Dad wrote underneath it “the three horrors.”

A smile would surely have been on Linda’s Dads face as he knowingly wrote that cheeky message for future generations to look back on.

Anne McKillop told me on Social media, I knew Mary Mackie and her Mother Mrs Pearson. I worked in the village co-op and sometimes served them.When I went out on the mobile shop, Mary would bring out a pot of tea for us on cold nights. I remember Mary being a lovely person

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