Readers’ queries: looking for those who remember Scotia club on St John’s Hill.

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Q Do you remember Scotia, one of the first licensed men-only clubs in Scotland, based on St John’s Hill?

Reader Margaret Baxter would like to meet those Southsiders who do remember it.

“Once a year they hired tram cars to take their wives and children to St Margaret’s Park, Corstorphine, for a picnic.

“We were all given a picnic bag and I remember this lady making tea. She had a big urn on a table.

“We had races and dancing. A man sat with an accordian playing away. It was great fun.

“I am in my 70s now, but I’m sure there must be some Southsiders left who remember. I would love to meet them.”

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