Dunblane School Butter Dish

Contributed by rwaring

Dunblane School Butter Dish

I found this dish in a house clearance warehouse in Kinguisse, Scotland two or three years ago. Immediatley my thoughts went to the sad day the small children of Dunblane school were killed. In 1946 it's likely some of the pupils in school then were grandparents of those who lost their lives years later. This simple dusky pink butter dish, which holds a 1lb of butter, is inscribed underneath with "Handmade for Dunblane School 1946". I bought it as a memory to all those children so tragically killed - I have experienced tradegy in life and I know all too well that after time has elapsed people forget and this dish is to me a reminder of those innocent children. Lest we forget.

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