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Photographs - School Days


If you click on a photograph, you can see an bigger version but it will probably take some time to download.  If you can fill in any of the missing information or dates, please let me know through the Guestbook.


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1 - Stocktonwood School


2 - Any one remember sending me this?  I've lost your details!


3 - Class 7 in 1953

Many thanks to Sheila Emanu nee MacDonald who sent me these two class photographs (and indexes) from her time at Stocktonwood. 

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4 -   Infants Class 14 1955/56


5 -   Index


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6 - Juniors 1957


7 - Index

And also huge thanks to Ian Mowat for the following two photos!  As you can see, Ian has remembered quite a lot of you.  The teacher on the second picture is Miss Hatton.

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Back row - Bobby Youds, Frank Ashcroft, Ingrid Hitchmough, Elaine Forster, Pat Nestor, Pauline Ely, Tommy Farnon, Philip Thompson, Steven Chewar

3rd row - Joyce Humphreys, Carol haig, Jim Webb, Phillip Tomlinson, Graham Morrisey, John O'Flaherty, ? Diane...

2nd row - David Stanford, ?  June Bowcock,  ?  ?  Marjorie Riding, Jean Richardson, Neil Pauls

Front row - David Williams, Robert Knox, Alan Nash, David Wall, Alan West, Ian Mowat, Billy Young




Back row - John O'Flaherty, David Hulme, John Lowney, Paul Shaylor, David Mills, Graham Morrisey, Tom Farnon, N Pauls, Steven Chewar, Bobby Youds, David Wall

3rd row - Collin Dean, Pauline Ely,   ?   Pat Nester, Diane ...., Elaine Forster, ?  John Rainford, Miss Hatton

2nd row - ?   Jean Richardson,  ?  Marjorie Riding, Dot Idale,  ?  Denise Kaye,  ?   Ingrid Hitchmough

Front row -   ?  Billy Young, Ian Mowat, Robert Knox, Ken Lowey



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10 - The original Stocktonwood School was knocked down in 2005. Thank you to Ken Savage who sent me this photo showing both sites in one go.



11 - The new school was built and is now in use!


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12 - Girls Class 1957


13 - St Ambrose 1964


14 - Stocktonwood Infants 1955 with thanks to Jennifer Spann for these three photographs. 

On the back row 2nd in is Ian ??? and 9th in is Frank Tyrer.

Row 2 - 4th from left is Robert ???

Row 3 - Unknown, Suzanne Kane, Susan ???, Unknow, Unknown, Jennifer Jacques, Unknown Unknown, Barbara, Unknown, Lynne Darling and two more unknowns.

Row 4 - Unknown, Brenda, Carol, Unknown, Jean Rattle, Unknown and Pauline Evans.


15 - Stocktonwood Infants 1955 - Pauline Evans and Jennifer Jacques are presenting the tea service to retiring Headteacher Miss Thomas (another copy of this from a newspaper can be seen on the Other People page).  Some of the other teachers are Miss Dickinson, Miss Hunter and Miss Jones.  Thanks to Jennifer Spann for giving us the extra information on these two photos.  I don't know how she remembers all those names!


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16 - Class 1A in 1956 at Stocktonwood with Mrs Cowell. Jennifer Spann has provided the following names.  Can you fill in any gaps?


Row 1 - Margaret ???, Unknown, Suzanne Kane, Unknown,  Judith ???, Unknown, Gillian Staniford, Jennifer Jacques, Joyce Todd

Row 2 - 1st three are Sally Crompton, Margaret ???, Linda ??? 

Row 3 - 5th person from left is Susan ??? 

Row 4 - 2nd from left is Pauline ??? and last two are Jean Rattle and Hilary Siddell

Row 5 - 2nd in is Carol ??? who was the eldest in the class. Next is unknown then Brenda Mahr, Linda ???, and unknown and Penelope Jones


17 - Class 28


18 - Stocktonwood Junior Girls 1958.  thanks to Ann Humphries nee Wilkinson for this photo.  Ann is sitting behind the girl with the glasses in the front row. Other names she remembers are Joyce Caulfield, Carol Jones, sisters Maureen and Jean Jones, Carol Foster, Elizabeth Todd, Irene Wynn, Ann Stewart, Maureen Myers and Irene Fletcher.  



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These 5 photos were a complete panoramic picture taken of Stapleton Ave Community School in 1958 or 1960.  I have scanned them from photocopies so the quality is not good so I have left them really big in the hope it makes them easier to look at. 



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24 - My thanks to John Humphries for providing us with this photographs of Stocktonwood Road Junior Cricket Team in 1959 and all of the names.


Back row: Mr Barratt, Mr Webb, Mr Carr

Middle row: David Brimage, Dennis Ross, Billy Woolfall, Tommy Edwards, Robin Poole, Peter Brown

Front row:  John Payne, John McGuffie, John Humphries, Dennis Fisher, Stan McGuffie, Peter Grimes


25 - Stocktonwood 1958.  Thanks to Rob Dobie.  2nd row from top, 6th boy from left is Rev Robinson's son, curate of All Saints and living in 72 Bray Road at the time.








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My sincere thanks to Joan Broley for the following photos.  


26 - Class 1 of Stocktonwood Infants 1952/53


27 - Miss Turner's Class of Stocktonwood Juniors 1956/57


28 - Mrs O'Malley's class in Central Avenue school in 1962


29 - Mrs Hunter's class in Speke Secondary Modern for Girls 1962



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30 - Stocktonwood school class


31 - Stocktonwood school Class 2


32 - Stocktonwood school football team


33 - Stocktonwood school Class 3 1946


Please let me know if you sent these in.  


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Here is another set of photos taken on panoramic view in Speke Comp. My thanks to Peter Crompton in Canada for sharing this wonderful photograph with us.  I hope some of you find yourselves on there!


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41 - Thanks to Ian Mowat for this photo of Stapleton School Football Team from 1964/65

Back Row: Mr Target, Bobby Coleman,  Richie Sheridan, John Kearney, Chris Deakin, Ian Mowat, Mr Bell

Middle Row: Billy Young, John Morgan, the Headmaster Mr Harry Neal, Dave Ellis, Dougie Freeman

Front Row: Joey Maylor, ???  Roy Smith

42 - Thanks to Malcolm Guy who sent these two photographs in by email.  The first show the Under 11's football team at Stocktonwood in 1985 many of whom became part of the Alan Oakes Sunday team.

43 - Malcolm's daughter is second from the right in this class photo from Stocktonwood School.  Michelle is now a regular member of All Saints with her family.


Please don't forget to let me know if I haven't acknowledged you for any of the above.  My memory is shot to pieces and my website skills leave a lot to be desired!