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St Mark's School, Newtown


st marks juniors early 60`s
st marks juniors early 60`s
Photo: dave johnson
Views: 9,082
Item #: 3073
If this works I`ll put all the names I know on
at a later date

Comment by: David Crook on 13th January 2009 at 12:05

O.M.G can still remember some faces

Comment by: JUNE CONROY (was Baldwin) on 5th May 2009 at 16:08

seems like yesterday, still remember most of the names!

Comment by: frank swift on 11th July 2009 at 20:15

some of the names
dave brown, alan price, me frank swift, albert stevens, dave johnson, sid abbott, arthur gaskell, dave guy, carol scaldwell, janet france, christine byrne, lynne redfearn, martin fellows, ian hitchen, dave dewhurst, kenny freeman, steve cooke, jean hammond, judith lee,

Comment by: edith birch on 12th April 2011 at 19:00

thats my class

Comment by: Shirley Hill Nee Green on 7th September 2011 at 03:30

I can't believe this photo all my classmates its great I am the one 3rd in on second row up remember most of the faces and some of the names too!

Comment by: Janet Moville (nee France) on 14th September 2011 at 12:11

Hi Shirley,

Yes I'm there as well, Janet France. We were great friends later in the senior years! Recognise names and some faces!
It would be great to have a re-union to catch up with everyone and see how we all turned out!

How about it Dave?

Comment by: florence bamber (jackson twins) on 2nd November 2011 at 17:36

thats my class

Comment by: Stephen Corless on 29th December 2011 at 19:33

This is my class too but darned if I can't find meself. Reunion planned this year for all who attended St Marks during the sixties. More details later.

Comment by: Christine Byrne on 25th January 2014 at 16:48

I saw this photo last night, and today I dug out my copy of it. My mum has written on the back "June 1963, class 2A, teacher Miss Lowe". I'll had a stab at naming the girls, and hope I don't offend anyone if I can't remember their name or get their name wrong. L to R Carole Law?, Lorraine Humphreys?, Shirley Green, Christine Wilson?, Dorothy Kay, Jean Hammond, ?, Edith Birch?, Lynne Redfearn, June?, Janet France. L to R at the front - Carol Scaldwell, Shirley?, Judith Lee, and me Christine Byrne. I remember some teachers - Mr Pennington, Mr Carruthers, and Mr Martindale. Can anyone remember the others? Hope everyone's well. Where have the 50 years gone!

Comment by: edith birch on 25th February 2014 at 15:13

can,t believe were the time as gone wish we could all get together again

Comment by: Christine Byrne on 25th February 2014 at 17:48

Hi Edith. I remember you were a fast runner at school. Have I got the names of the girls right?

Comment by: edith birch on 2nd July 2015 at 21:11

i wish some would send me email address r face book names

Comment by: June Conroy (Baldwin) on 24th January 2016 at 22:50

Do you all remember Mr Parkinson? making us stand around his desk and us all getting electronic shocks, was that legal!

Comment by: June Conroy (Baldwin) on 24th January 2016 at 22:52

just remembered it was Mr Pennington!

Comment by: dorothy clarke on 6th February 2017 at 01:03

was discussing (amongst friends) recently how things used to be at school back in the 50's. some terrible stories revealed!!!! when I told of Mr. Pennington and his electric shock treatment (yes, really), no-one believed it. luckily, I have seen many comments on this site referring to this otherwise, I might believe that I had dreamed it. WHAT THE HECK WAS THAT ALL ABOUT?

Comment by: Allan France on 22nd May 2018 at 19:20

Just reminded me about Mr Pennington he used to get us hold hands in a circle then give us an electric shock still remember his car green and cream I think I'm Janet Movile's brother I'm 6 year younger but still remember Shirley Green Carole Law Barbara and Carole Scalldwell

Comment by: edith taylor on 5th August 2018 at 14:20

lets all get together

Comment by: Judith leeland on 14th August 2018 at 16:20

I remember the electric shocks with Mr Pennington and being told off if you let go and broke the circle. I also remember the name Lynne Redfern my name was Judith Ellis then, have been trying to find info about the class I was in but can't remember many names but all your info rings bells with me

Comment by: dave johnson on 25th September 2019 at 19:41

I`ve been meaning to do this for years so hear goes and if I get any name wrong apologies but it is 56 years ago!
Back row
david alan brown(dabs) tommy stokes ? les jones arthur Gaskell syd abbott ken freeman steve cooke Anthony marcham ian hitcen.
Middle row
ian winstanley david guy frank swift dave Johnson ? albert stevens david Dewhurst alan price alan brown? david crooke derek smith martin fellows.
Front row
carol law lorraine humphreys shirley green christine wilson dorothy kay jean hammond margaret green ann benson lynn redfern june Baldwin janet france.
Sat on floor
carol scaldwell sandra bariow Judith lee christine byrne.

Comment by: Stephen Corless on 27th September 2020 at 14:42

Edith Birch, Thought that I saw you in a pub in Dalton near Carlisle a few years ago having lunch with your Mum. I was so sure that I nearly asked if it was you but didn't. Then on your way out the barman said see you Edith. Was it the Sun inn?

Comment by: Ken Winstanley on 9th March 2021 at 20:41

my younger brother Ian is 2nd left on 3rd row. unfortunately he died in 2020. RIP

Comment by: June on 4th April 2024 at 23:47

Sorry about Ian

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