Old Photograph Grammar School Dunoon Scotland
Old photograph of the Grammar School in Dunoon, Cowal Peninsula, Argyll, Scotland. The School was founded in 1641.
Notable former pupils include;
Sylvester McCoy, born Percy James Patrick Kent Smith, born on 20 August 1943 in Dunoon, who is a Scottish actor, best known for playing the seventh incarnation of the Doctor in the long running science fiction television series Doctor Who from 1987 to 1989 as well as for his role as the wizard Radagast the Brown in Peter Jackson's film adaptations of The Hobbit.
The Reverend Dr. Donald Currie Caskie, born on 22 May 1902, the son of a crofter, in Bowmore on Islay. He was educated at Bowmore School and then Dunoon Grammar School before studying arts and divinity at the University of Edinburgh. He was a minister in the Church of Scotland, best known for his exploits in France during World War II, during which he helped an estimated 2,000 Allied sailors, soldiers and airmen to escape from occupied France, mainly through Spain.
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