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St Nathaniel's, Platt Bridge


St Nathaniels, Platt Bridge, school play, November 1955.
St Nathaniels, Platt Bridge, school play, November 1955.
Photo: Thomas Sutch
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St Nathaniels, Platt Bridge, school play, November 1955.

Comment by: geoff on 12th February 2008 at 23:28

the kid on the back row with the glasses and the beard looks very suspicious to me,it must be you!.

Comment by: Alan Darbyshire on 30th June 2008 at 15:31

How i loved that sschool, it was like a scene out of thunderbirds when the partition between the class rooms opened. I also remember having to take my shoes off put them in a bag and wear black pumps whilst in the school so not to ruin the polished floor.
Does anyone have any pictures of Miss Hindley and Miss Dean?
i started in Miss Hindley class 1967/68

Comment by: Sandra Martindale (nee Lomax ) on 7th February 2009 at 23:39

The girl holding no. 2 is Olive Caulfield, no. 5 is Joan Baxter, no. 6 is Helen Pennington, no.7 is Barbra Wolstenholme,no. 8 is Valerie Westhead.

Comment by: Tom on 28th February 2009 at 00:16

No 1 is Kathleen Bullough, no 4 Pauleen Ashton, top left John Barton, no 9 Greg Kenyon, no 10 Neil Roberts, no 11 me, middle row L to R, Barry Hill, Terence Wynne, no 3 Gerald Bennett, Barry Woods, John Rotheram, Fred Blyton.

Comment by: Tom on 28th February 2009 at 17:45

Billy Woods, not Barry.

Comment by: Wigwann on 14th November 2009 at 21:51

Just out of sight on the r/hand side I seem to remember a picture of Captain Oates who "may be some time" and it being a good example to us about sacrifice. I also remember Mrs Ashton telling us about Oberamagau and will be going there next year to see the passion play held every 10 years

Comment by: rob rotheram on 30th October 2014 at 14:36

The Burglar was me Robert Rotheram --there was a John Rotherham who was older and I think went to Moss Lane at this time. Far left with trilby is Barry Hill and Policeman on left (as you look) Fred Blyton. I Loved St. Nats!

Comment by: Brian Robinson on 17th March 2015 at 20:33

Rob Rotherham I well remember you.You were a good footballer,a good dribbler.As I recall, I'm sure you lived on Walthew Lane,possibly next door to Eunice Bibby.I lived on Neville St just up the road from you.Where are you now ?.It would be good to meet up & chew the fat over about the good old days at St Nat's. My e/m is attached to this posting if you want to get in touch.Regards 'Robby'.

Comment by: les hart on 25th June 2015 at 18:01

he did robbo he lived next door to bibbys i remember im dont no were he got to now

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