Centenarian in 1964

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This week’s photograph has kindly been provided by Mr Patrick W. Anderson of Letham, for which we are very grateful.

It was taken in April of 1964 and shows Mrs Jemima Anderson, then of 15 Viewfield Road, Arbroath, celebrating her 100th birthday. From left are pictured Mr Smith, Town Clerk; Provost DA Gardner, Arbroath Burgh Provost and school teacher, and his one-year-old grandchild, Miss Elizabeth (Nan) Anderson; her mother Mrs Jemima Anderson, widow of ship captain William Burnett Anderson; and Mr Rankin, Postmaster of Arbroath. Mr Anderson tells us he was at this occasion as Mrs Anderson was his great aunt and her daughter Miss Nan Anderson his second cousin.