James Pearson Snr.


 Founder Member 

First Honorary Member of ‘Let it Blaw’


James Pearson was 75 years of age when the Club was founded in 1881. At that time he was a widower staying at Lanark Road, Balerno with his daughters Jane (37) and Margaret (21), son James Pearson Jnr. (18), and granddaughter Jane (7).

James Jnr. was also a member of Let it Blaw in the early years and, in 1881, was working as an Apprentice Joiner in the family business