Photograph, Ex-Members Wyndham Pipe Band 50th Jubilee; Campbell Photo, Invercarg...


Photograph, Ex-Members Wyndham Pipe Band 50th Jubilee

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This photograph shows ex-members of the Wyndham Pipe Band at their 50th Jubilee in 1957.

Back Row: Athol Melvin, Len Mckay, W.R.Robertson, Jock Young, Alex Ross, Donald Macdonald, Fred McDonald, Howie Clark, J. Rewcastle, D. Heads, S. Kidd, Les Clark, D. Weir

Middle Row: D.N.A. Macpherson, Donald McDonald Junior, Sandy McArthur, Hec McDonald, Jack Archibald, Mervyn McDonald, J. Marshall, Alex Leckie, J. Mcdonald (Ota Creek), J. Wylie, Percy McGrouther, Lex McLean, R. Marshall, Jim McLeod, Jock Todd and Alex Shultz.

Seated: Jim Henderson, Dan Casey, Chas Sutherland, R. Young, A. Johnstone, D. Alexander and D. McSporran

Kneeling: Tom Heslip, Les Johnstone, Tam Lumsden, Jack Halliday and Bill Lumsden.

In April, 1957, the band celebrated its 50th anniversary with a concert at Edendale on the evening of of Friday 12, a picnic on the Wyndham racecourse on Saturday afternoon and a banquet on Saturday evening. On Sunday morning a large gathering of ex-members paraded to the Wyndham Presbyterian Church with the combined Wyndham and Invercargill Pipe Bands for a memorial service. In the afternoon 16 pipe bands from Otago and Southland took part in a field day at the Wyndham A & P Society's Showgrounds. This was a red-letter day for Wyndham as this was the first occasion that a gathering of so many bands had been held in Wyndham. The surplus funds were used for a uniform fund and by 1960, 21 new uniforms were purchased. The tartan chosen was Seaforth Mackenzie.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Wyndham


Campbell Photo, Invercargill. N,Z.

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Inscription and Marks

Reverse upper left corner in ink:'WY 96 63 1'Lower left photographer's stamp.Next to photographer's stamp in ink:'Macpherson'Lower right in pencil:'WY.1996.63.30'


h 99 mm x w 254 mm



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People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

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Clubs, Groups and Societies

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Events and Parades

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organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, photographic paper
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card

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