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My parents Ella and Bill Scott lived at 132, Dunholm Road, Charleston from 1959-64, they were the first people to live in the house. My dad built the rockery in the front garden, it was still there in 1979. I went to Charleston Primary school from 1960-64 then my family moved to New Zealand. The 3 Thompson children often played with myself and 2 younger sisters, Ann Yvone and Frankie Thompson. Some childrens names I went to school with; Alison Leach, Elizabeth Baird, Alan Low, Martin Smart, Ruth Matheson, Lyn Hackney, Rhona Miles. Read more......
I also went to Jean Pringle at the foot of King Street - I think round about
1960. Linda Penman who lived in Albert Street also went there and a girl
called Ria or Lea who was from Charleston Dundee. I absolutely loved it. Jean
looked every inch a ballet dancer and my weekly lesson couldn't come quick
enough for me. Hopefully I will hear a bit more from some other pupils from
I lived in Charleston for 18 years, going to firstly Charleston Primary School and then the very first intake of Menzieshill High School. I worked for the City Council as a gardener and also worked at a jute mill near the Hilltown. Many good memories of my time in Dundee. Read more......