NT2472 : Bruntsfield Primary School

taken 9 years ago, near to Morningside, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Bruntsfield Primary School
Bruntsfield Primary School
One of the school's alumni was wee Tam Connery who went on to become a world-famous actor, better known as Sean Connery. After leaving Darroch Secondary School, aged 13, he started work as a milkman for the St. Cuthbert's Co-operative Dairy in nearby Fountainbridge, but later found his vocation as an actor.

"My first big break came when I was five years old. It's taken me more than seventy years to realise that. You see, at five I first learnt to read. It's that simple and it's that profound. I left school at thirteen. I didn't have a formal education. And yet there I was, accepting the thirty-fourth American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award in the summer of 2006. I told the glittering Hollywood audience that without the lust for reading instilled in me all those years ago by my teachers at the Bruntsfield Primary School in Edinburgh, I would not have been there with them that night." -- Sean Connery, actor, Being A Scot, 2008
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 September, 2011   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 8 October, 2011
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2449 7223 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.2302N 3:12.6200W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2450 7221
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