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