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St.Catherines school,  1960 /1961
St.Catherines school, 1960 /1961
Photo: David J Duckworth
Views: 10,414
Item #: 6876
Class photograph of infant 1.Taken in the schoolyard,possibly in the early spring summer of 1960/61.

Comment by: Jean J on 24th July 2008 at 22:08

Great picture but is there any chance of getting it any clearer? If you are around 52 now, you could be on here.I do not remember this picture but I can see myself on it. I know who will probably be on here, only a few I can recognise but the list of maybe's are, Jean Turner, Ann Edwards, Sandra Fields, Pat Winstanley, Wendy Worthington, Eileen Almond, Susan Tittler, Carol Unsworth, Margaret Birchall,June Taylor,Jocelyn Hibbert, Janet Ilsley, Ann Meadows, Maurice Nott, Malcom Dickenson, John Chatterley, Royce Banks, Robert Higham, Neil Thomson, John Goulding, Kenneth Blakely, Ian Bithell, Alan Fairclough. Anymore names please? I think the head teacher was Mr. Rudd and I've forgotten our form teachers name.

Comment by: dave duckworth on 28th July 2008 at 21:10

Hello Jean,I assume you are Jean Turner,my printer needs a good update but the original photograph is a lot clearer.I am 52yrs of age,live in Hawk;ley Hall and I will list the people who I know.Back row Left to right,I recall his name was possibly Carl thats all,Alan Fairclough,Royce Banks,Robert Higham,Mauarice Nott,The late great Neil Thompson,Me Dave Duckworth,Malcolm Dickinson,I think the next lad is John Slater,not sure though,then I think it is a Brett or Brent Curless,not sure though,then its John Goulding,John Chatterley,and Kenny Blackeley.Middle row is Linda Parkinson,Susan Tittler,Carole Unsworth,Diane Braithwaite,Eileen Almond,Janet Farrimond,Pat Winstanley,Jean Turner,Margaret Birchall,I can,t recall this next girl,then it,s Ann Edwards,and Caole Topping.The front row I don,t know this girl,followed by I think is Wendy Worthington,Sandra Fields,Ann Simm,Angela Woodcock,I don,t know this girl,June Taylor,Janet Ilsley,Christine Simm,and finally Jocelyn Hibbert.The photograph is old and battered but as I mentioned the original is in good condition.

Comment by: Jean J on 28th July 2008 at 23:01

Brilliant. I would love to see it in its original condition. I have told Angela to take a look, the only one I see in her place of work. Wendy's been on about a re-union, that would be great.

Comment by: Dave Duckworth on 24th August 2008 at 20:50

If any one wants a copy of the photo get in touch and I will forward one to you.

Comment by: sandra fields on 4th October 2009 at 23:41

iam sandra fields would you please forward me aphoto of the originali live in preston nowit will be great for a reunion

Comment by: sandra fields on 5th October 2009 at 15:38

dave what happened to neil thompson ive lost touch with every one email me will you

Comment by: sandra fields on 5th October 2009 at 15:50

jean will you get in touch and tell me were your living and david im 54 on october 9themail me if you can itl be great to hear from you or anyone else in the photo

Comment by: John Chatterley on 13th February 2010 at 12:12

Hi all John chatterley here !WOW! 1960/61 , my brother Bill Saw it and and emailed it to me .Great to see it I think the teacher for that class was Mrs Watson a women of about 57 or 58 years old .I live in Warrington now and have done so for the last 31 years but never forget your roots Iam still a season ticket holder in the west stand of the D W Stadium for the Wigan Warriors and there for all the home games .Not Seen anyone for years apart from Royce Banks .Cheers Chatt.

Comment by: Jean J on 2nd March 2010 at 20:15

Hi John, really pleased you've seen this and commented, I'll email you. I've recently had a lovely visit from Sandra,(nee Fields) must be 40 years since we've seen one another. So many memories.

Comment by: pat mcpherson (nee winstanley) on 11th July 2010 at 19:00

hi i was talking to jean turner yesterday sad time as she lost her dad last sunday .we had along catch up on people we went to school with and if we ever see any of them i told her who i still see and we said it would be a good night if we could get together with old school mates.if you are in touch with sandra fields ask her to email me as it would be good to get in touch.bye the way nice photo i saw an original the other month off kenny blakekey

Comment by: susan titler now lowe on 14th October 2010 at 19:49

hello to all my old class mates my auntie told me about the photo it brings back warm memories i lived in orrell until 1995 im now in ince not far from royce s gym but not been in ha ha x

Comment by: pat mcpherson nee winstanley on 26th November 2010 at 03:24

hiya susan long long time since we met.met up with jean turner,sandra fields and ann edwards the other month they came to my house for a good chin wag.cant believe you live so near .i live in whelley with my other half we have 2 children and 5 grand children .hope your keeping well keep in touch

Comment by: susan lowe was titler on 31st January 2011 at 18:40

hi jean the pics u sent of u n ur family were good.and hi pat yes we live near each other im top of belle green lane ive 4 sons n 6 grandchildren.im on fb who else is x

Comment by: Jean Jones on 2nd February 2011 at 00:05

Yea Susan, I am on facebook, I can't find you though. Look for me or email me more details. Thanks.

Comment by: evelyn jones on 14th March 2011 at 22:07

i went that school must of be year below then that

Comment by: sandra coxhead [fields] on 27th November 2012 at 20:16

does anyone know carol gray she used to be arelation to annie connor who had the toffee shop near st catherines school on scholfield lane

Comment by: John Goulding on 24th August 2021 at 23:31

Hi John Goulding here Anyone remember me ??

Comment by: STEPHEN MURRAY on 6th January 2022 at 17:03

I remember you John ..I hope you are keeping well where do you live now are you still in wigan

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