Tain Juveniles Football Team, 1947

Tain Juveniles Football Team, 1947

Year: 1947 | Included in Albums: People / Sports and Recreation

Photo Description

These proud looking lads make up a Tain Juvenile team who in 1947 won the Pieraccini Cup. This cup was provided by Leo Pieraccini, the founder of The Chocolate Shop, confectionery and cafe, in Tain High Street. ( See Picture #253 ) It was one of many things Leo did to encourage the local youngsters to participate in sport. Back L to R - Simon Urquhart, Rod Macleod, Billy Skinner, Derek Young, Gregor Munro Front L to R - Jim Hay, J Corbett, David Mitchell, Gordon Mitchell, John Ross, Graham Munro

Cat No. 2832.1
Year 1947
Albums People / Sports and Recreation
Date added July 21st, 2005
Added by Tain & District Museum
7 Visitor Comments
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    Ray Harding

    Is the Simon Urquhart in this picture the son of Helen Maclean and William Urquhart?

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    Gordon Mitchell

    Hi there, both David and Gordon Mitchell in this photo were my uncles. I am the son of their younger brother Charlie. What a great picture, one I never knew existed until now. Thank you Gordon

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    Ernie Ross.

    Hi Gordon, i may be wrong but i am sure that is your father Charlie next to Gordon in the front row.Your uncle David was older than this group of players. Regards, Ernie Ross.

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    Gordon Mitchell

    Hi Ernie I think your are correct, it was the names above that threw me. Hopefully, they were as good footballers as they used to tell me!!!!! Thanks for the info. Regards Gordon

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    Ernie Ross.

    Hi Gordon, Having played with your father Charlie and Gordon i can assure you they were both fine footballers as was your uncle David.I hope their skills passed on to you. Regards, Ernie.

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    Vi Symons nee Gardiner

    Hi Gordon Ernie is absolutely right. That is definitely your Dad and Uncle Gordon in the 1947 team. It ties in with the ages I thought they were. If you get in touch with me I have a Mitchell family tree which you might be interested in and have had contact from distant relatives. Since I retired I have taken up genealogy as a hobby and spend many hours researching old Tain families. Best wishes Vi Symons nee Gardiner

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    Vi Symons nee Gardiner

    Hi Gordon I have tried contacting you through your e-mail address on this site to no avail. I have a Mitchell family tree for you going back several generations. Please get in touch. Best wishes Vi Symons nee Gardiner

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