1980 John Ogilvie 5th Year pupils

Lots of Blantyre people in this St John Ogilvie High School picture from 1980. Shared by Cornelius McGaulley, this is a photo of the 5th year. Do you recognise anybody?

1980 John Ogilvie HIgh School 5th year wm

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Elaine Speirs Josie McRoberts from and centre, Chris Deaney up the back . Have a look
Stephen Speirs Josie!! πŸ˜€ I think that is Kathleen Brown from Blantyre next to Josie. She did same course as Josie and I at uni.
Anne ODonnell Vanstone My sister Catherine McLachlan (O’Donnell) is in the first one!

Catherine McLachlan Collette Craig Karen Callaghan I don’t even remember getting this photo taken πŸ˜‚

Karen Callaghan Oh dear goodness! A blast from the past. There’s me sitting beside Catherine O’Donnell. I left school that year.

Collette Craig Recognise Ann Stevens,Annmarie McManus,Elaine Foy,Grace β€” .To name but a few

Elaine Kelly Didn’t realise Tom was in my year. Total blast from the past !
Elaine Kelly OMG how did you recognise me…..😁 popular Cardi πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
Elaine Kelly Sharon Morrison Doonin I’m sure Michael Fletcher is in this too….

Sharon Morrison Doonin I think I’ve spotted him. Helen Gaittens? X
Linda Halpin Patricia Allen x
Peter McKeown Pedro Chris Delaney,pat mcgee,John skeffington ,Charles star,Craig ingils mick Macaulay ,Catherine McLachlan

Janette Kelly Elaine Kelly spotted u no probs,front row

Elaine Kelly I didn’t πŸ˜†πŸ˜†
Brian Fisher Robert Park – recognise anybody? Brendan Rafferty, Joe McKenna, Phil Lynas?
Michael Connor 5th year!!!?? They all look as if they’re in they’re 50s πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Janet Mcmillan Went to John Ogilvy high school 1st and half way through 2ND Year left Scotland in 1979 remember the first year was in a different building
Maureen Skeffington Chalmers My wee brother John Skeffington!

Caroline Hughes Moran Jim Hughes think this was your year.

Jim Hughes Haha! It was Caroline. That’s me second from the right, second row from the back. Jim Fox is on my left.

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  1. Very good vintage!!

    Tom Connolly, xx, smart guy, nice guy, Chris Deeney (rocket scientist), Tom McLachlan, Brendan (skiier) Lafferty, funny guy (from earnock?)
    Pauline Brown(hope you are well), xx, nice shy guy, Pat McGee, xx, xx, Jim Fox,
    xx, chic? x,
    Stuart x, xx, (ah – studied Chemistry down south), Mick McAuley(best wishes to a best mate), Graham McLatchie, xxx, Michael Fletcher (top bloke), Joe McKenna, Neil McGaulley (Shackleton’s favourite), xx(lovely guy who had the best party in 5th year!)
    xxx, Karen x, Trisha Allen (my buddy in St J’s primary school), xxx,nice girl who had same t-shirt as me in LaBourboulle),Josie MacRoberts,Kathleen Brown(twin of Pauline), Karen? xx, xxx, Collete? xx, Karen xx. (Alice is missing πŸ™ )

    What an amazing bunch of talented people!!

    Apologies if I cant remember your names (xx) but i had a great time time at JOHS. My three kids have attended the very best English public schools, but that’s all thanks to the the Lanarkshire comprehensive system! Jx

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