Two Ardrossan Headmasters

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Two Ardrossan Headmasters

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Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette
February 1, 1952

Death of Former Ardrossan Headmaster

The death has taken place at his home at Sunnyside, Lossiemouth, of Mr John Edwards, formerly headmaster of Eglinton and Winton School, Ardrossan. Mr Edwards, who was a native of Lossiemouth, was appointed to the headship of Eglinton School in 1910, and later became head of the combined Eglinton and Winton Schools. He retired in 1930.

In the same column:
Presentation to Retired Headmaster
At an informal dinner in the Eglinton Hotel, Ardrossan, on Wednesday night the staff of Eglinton - Winton School and friends made a presentation to Mr George Gibson to mark his retiral after being headmaster of the school for twelve years.
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I can vaguely remember Mr Gibson he was headmaster at Eglinton when I was at Winton. He stayed in a house next to the burn across from the plantation.
My brother was hurt in an accident while playing football at school. Mr Gibson went out of his way to help him at the time of the accident and during the long period of convalesce. Incidentally it was the introduction of penicillin that eventually saved my brother’s life.
Mr Morrison followed him as headmaster of Eglinton.
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