Tom O’Reilly’s Photographs

Two or three years ago we were given copies of some of Tom O’Reilly’s groups, etc.   Many of the people in them are familiar and where I have them, I’ll add the names but for some …. you’re on your own!   Relays first.

ToR Midlands

Tommy Lambert to Tom O’Reilly at the Millerston Pony Trotting Track at Millerston (Stepps)


McAndrew Relay :Tommy to Garry Mackay

ToR LAA Relay

Lanarkshire Relay at Auchinairn : Tommy hands over first at the end of the first stage to Garry Mackay

TOR EG Stevenson

Edinburgh to Glasgow: John Stevenson to Tommy at the start of the fourth stage


Tommy at the end of that fourth stage

ToR Spean Br 3

First three at Spean Bridge: Ian Harris (Beith), Eddie Sinclair, Tommy

ToR Span Br

Winning team at Spean Bridge: Moir Logie, John Roon, Eddie Sinclair and Tommy

ToR Gp 1

Club Presentation: F Morton, Tommy, Duncan Middleton, Hugh McCartney, jnr, Jack Crawford snr, Jim Keenan, Kenny Lunn, Alan Lamont, Eddie Knox, Harry Gorman,  Davie Tees, George Jarvie, Moir Logie.

Front: Duncan McSwein, J Young (Provost), Bob Dalgleish, Hugh McCartney

ToR Gp 4

Tom second left back row, Bob Dalgleish second right back row, Campbell Christie third right back row

Molly Wilmoth second left front row.

ToR Ibrox

Tommy (7) in the Ibrox Steeplechase: the chap on the right, second out of the water is Springburn’s Andy Girvan

ToR Ibrox Water

Tommy : Ibrox again

ToR Bute Medley

Winning Medley Relay Team at Bute Highland Games: Tommy (440), John Kerr (220), John Young (220), Eddie Sinclair (880)

ToR Tracey

Tommy Tracey in the club championships

ToR Morton Wallace

Jim Morton and Davie Wallace

ToR National

Start of the National at Hamilton: Tommy on the left beside Tommy Tracey

ToR Gp 2

What Tommy calls the ‘all conquering boys team’

ToR Gp 3

Outside the old clubhouse