Matriculation and Examination cards

Paper wrapping the cards Wrapper for cards

These relate to High School, Edinburgh. They all have this picture on one side.

"Joannes Geddes" is John Geddes V.

"Andreas David Geddes" is Andrew David Geddes.

They were brothers.


The following relate to Scottish Naval and Military Academy. From the dates, they refer to John Geddes V. There is one reference to Geddes under "Firelock, Infantry, Cavalry and Practical Sword Exercises, and two under Fencing. These seem to have been examinations with a public audience, and these are entrance tickets, presumably for relatives.