Lord High Commissioner of the Church of Scotland General Assembly 1934
The following pictures are taken from an album presented to JB at the end of his period as Commissioner.
A hand painted front page in the Album depicting JB and Mrs Susan Buchan on the red carpet
The Lord HIgh Commissioner’s Programme of events for the period of the General Assembly
Monday, 21st May - Arrival at Palace of Holyroodhouse
Tuesday 22nd May - Inspecting a Guard of Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
In the Palace Courtyard
The Trumpeters
Inspecting the Guard at St Giles
Parliament Square
The Escort of Royal Scots Greys
Entering the Courtyard of the General Assembly Hall
The Halberdiers
The Heralds
The Assembly Courtyard
The Assembly Hall - Reading the King’s Commission
Leaving the Assembly Hall
Visiting Edinburgh Royal Infirmary
Edinburgh Royal Infirmary
Wednesday 23rd May - The Judges at a Levee
At the National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle
Thursday 24th May - Edinburgh Children’s Shelter
North Merchiston Boys Club
Children’s Shelter
The Pleasance Trust
Laying the Foundation Stone - Craigentinny Church, Edinburgh
Friday 25th May - Official Visit to the Free Church Assembly
JB making a presentation to a clergyman
Esdaile Girls College
Queen’s Institute of Nursing
British Legion Unemployed Club
Saturday 26th May - National Gallery visit
Sunday 27th May - Leaving St Giles
Monday 28th May - Edinburgh College of Domestic Science
Before the Garden Party
Tuesday 29th May - School of Mothercraft
Royal Hospital for Sick Children
Hillend Allotments
Wednesday 30th May - Hope Cottage Children’s Garden
Unveiling of the Nisbet Memorial in Greyfriars Church
Greyfriars Church
Greyfriars Churchyard
Thursday 31st May
Friday 1st June - “The end of a lang song” Alice, Mrs Helen Buchan, Anna and John Norman at the back
The suite in the Garden
John Norman, JB and William
Peebles, Scottish Borders