Christmas Day 1963. Don't know who Father Christmas was (probably Commander Buckee) but the boys are L-R Adrian Law, Stuart Law (mostly obscured), Walter Cockram and Bob Mitchell. (Courtesy Stuart Law).

Father Christmas

Christmas Day 1963. Don't know who Father Christmas was (probably Commander Buckee) but the boys are L-R Adrian Law, Stuart Law (mostly obscured), Walter Cockram and Bob Mitchell. (Courtesy Stuart Law).

Inside Glasgow. Photo of Cottage Mother and her charges.Top right is Emrys Jones and front second from left is Phillip Payne. Can anyone identify anyone else? (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Glasgow Cottage

Inside Glasgow. Photo of Cottage Mother and her charges.Top right is Emrys Jones and front second from left is Phillip Payne. Can anyone identify anyone else? (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Glasgow Cottage Mother with four boys plus an on-looker. Again the background looks like Shakespeare or Clive. (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Glasgow Cottage

Glasgow Cottage Mother with four boys plus an on-looker. Again the background looks like Shakespeare or Clive. (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

What's going on at Glasgow? Seems like these boys are up to a bit of mischief! (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Glasgow Mischief

What's going on at Glasgow? Seems like these boys are up to a bit of mischief! (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Hudson Cottage - time to get up - taken in the corner of the dormitory. At the front, L-R are Bonar Law, Bob Mitchell and Stuart Law. At the back L--R are Eric Pringle, Paul Boyland, Adrian Law and Walter Cockram. (Courtesy Stuart Law).

Hudson Boys

Hudson Cottage - time to get up - taken in the corner of the dormitory. At the front, L-R are Bonar Law, Bob Mitchell and Stuart Law. At the back L--R are Eric Pringle, Paul Boyland, Adrian Law and Walter Cockram. (Courtesy Stuart Law).

Hudson Cottage - Christmas morning 1963 - taken in front of the lounge room fireplace. L-R are Bonar law, Walter Cockram, Mick Mir, Bob Mitchell and Adrian Law. (Courtesy Stuart Law).

Hudson Boys at Christmas

Hudson Cottage - Christmas morning 1963 - taken in front of the lounge room fireplace. L-R are Bonar law, Walter Cockram, Mick Mir, Bob Mitchell and Adrian Law. (Courtesy Stuart Law).

Paul Boyland, Bob Mitchell and Walter Cockram on the bike again, looks like Hudson small verandah. (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Hudson Trio

Paul Boyland, Bob Mitchell and Walter Cockram on the bike again, looks like Hudson small verandah. (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Jean Clark on the bridge near the river in January 1963. (Courtesy Gladys Mares)

Jean Clark

Jean Clark on the bridge near the river in January 1963. (Courtesy Gladys Mares)

Fairsky 1963 on-board life-jacket drill. This is a great photo of Lusia and John Tomaszewski (Sumner) taking part. (Courtesy John Sumner).

John and Lusia Sumner

Fairsky 1963 on-board life-jacket drill. This is a great photo of Lusia and John Tomaszewski (Sumner) taking part. (Courtesy John Sumner).

The Fairsky arrives at Fremantle in 1963. A very cute picture of Lusia Tomaszewski (Sumner) perched on top of the luggage clutching her toys. (Courtesy John Sumner).

Lusia Sumner

The Fairsky arrives at Fremantle in 1963. A very cute picture of Lusia Tomaszewski (Sumner) perched on top of the luggage clutching her toys. (Courtesy John Sumner).

Phillip Payne of Glasgow in blacks and tee-shirt. Looks like Shakespeare or Clive in the background. (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Phillip Payne

Phillip Payne of Glasgow in blacks and tee-shirt. Looks like Shakespeare or Clive in the background. (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Phillip Payne of Glasgow down at the swimming pool. (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Phillip Payne

Phillip Payne of Glasgow down at the swimming pool. (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Great portrait of Tom Stewart with dog and a work-in-progress Fairbridge

Tom Stewart

Great portrait of Tom Stewart with dog and a work-in-progress Fairbridge "grid" (bike). This would be outside Glasgow. (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Santa arrives. This was Christmas 1963 or a year or two later. Principal Tom Brayn is walking behind the two boys. Santa may have been Kim Beazley Snr. Photo taken by Julyan Sumner. (Courtesy John Sumner).

Christmas 1963

Santa arrives. This was Christmas 1963 or a year or two later. Principal Tom Brayn is walking behind the two boys. Santa may have been Kim Beazley Snr. Photo taken by Julyan Sumner. (Courtesy John Sumner).

Christmas Day 1963 again. Another photo of Father Christmas & kids. This time L-R are Adrian Law, Walter Cockram, Bob Mitchell and Bonar Law. (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Father Christmas

Christmas Day 1963 again. Another photo of Father Christmas & kids. This time L-R are Adrian Law, Walter Cockram, Bob Mitchell and Bonar Law. (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Ken Ducker and Bob Mitchell sharing a bike against what looks like the Hudson small verandah. (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Ken Ducker and Bob Mitchell

Ken Ducker and Bob Mitchell sharing a bike against what looks like the Hudson small verandah. (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

Lovely photo of Stuart McLaw and Bob Mitchell wearing kilts and tartan ties. Outside Hudson. A rare colour photo from these days. (Courtesy Ken Ducker).

tuart Law and Bob Mitchell

Lovely photo of Stuart McLaw and Bob Mitchell wearing kilts and tartan ties. Outside Hudson. A rare colour photo from these days. (Courtesy Ken Ducker).