Benderloch pupils could end up in prison

The talent of Lochnell Primary School youngsters was tested this week as Inveraray Jail staff visited on their search across Argyll for 6 young actors to play child prisoners. The Jail puts on realistic performances through the summer and need a young lad who will be tried for stealing an apple from a market stall and a wee lassie who will describe the conditions in the cells.

If someone from Ardchattan is successful they will be following a number of others who ended up in Inveraray Jail for real in centuries past — see here for list of some of the past inmates from Bonawe, Benderloch, Ledaig and the rest of the parish.

source story : Published: 01/06/2010 Press and Journal
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June 1, 2010   Posted in: Benderloch, Children, History, Schools

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