Junior School Years

 

This is a page of outside school activities while at Junior schools

 

Confirmation at RC Church of the English Martyrs in Didcot.

Dave Town (St Birinus) - Back Extreme Left,
Michael O'Donnell (Greenmere) - Back Centre looking sideways
Frank Rice (WGGS) -Back Extreme right.
Rosemary Town (St Frideswides) - Second Row Back on Left with Veil.

Mary Hunt (St Frideswides) - 4th along, middle row with v-neck dress and white hat.

Let me know if you recognise anyone else here.

Photo supplied by Michael O'Donnell.

 

 

First Holy Communion at RC Church of the English Martyrs in Didcot.

Back row: Janet Healey, unknown, Elizabeth ?, unknown, unknown, unknown.

 
Front row: Helen Gleason (who got married on the same day as me, immediately before me), Barbara Town, Veronica Butcher, Joy Elsley, unknown, unknown

 

First Holy Communion at RC Church of the English Martyrs in Didcot .

Back Row: Miss Burras (The much feared Sunday School Teacher),
Geoffrey Melotti partly hidden, older brother Peter Melotti, unknown. unknown nearly lost at the back.

Next Row: unknown with bowed head, boy in profile, unknown.
Michael Butcher unknow, and the
horrible Father Nye.

Middle Row: Several girls hidden, then part of Veronica Butcher, and me - Barbara Town, extreme right twiddling fingers.

 Front Row: Elizabeth ? (short dress), Janet Healey in long dress , Helen Gleason (who got married on the same day as me),
Ann Healey (who became a dental nurse at Mr Trent's surgery), unknown, Joy Elsley.

 

Sinodun Road - Didcot

 

 Ready for the dreaded Sunday School - Barbara Town, Veronica Butcher

and twin Michael Butcher (They had younger brother Robert Butcher)

and Terry O'Brian (St Birinus).

Coronation Party

 

 

Sinodun Road Coronation Party 1953 held at Greenmere School.

 

 Mrs Sawyer, Mr O'Connell?, Mr Fear? and Barbara Town.

 

 

 

Sinodun Road Coronation Party 1953 held at Greenmere School.

Mrs Butcher standing in background wearing pinny, seated left - Barbara Town, Rosemary Town, David Town (hidden) Wiggy Nayler (St Birinus).

 

 

Sinodun Road

David Town, Milo James , Terry O'Brian, & Rosemary Town at front.

All boys went to St Birinus.

 

Amy Pearce and Rosemary Town - St Frideswides, Didcot, having a picnic at Whittenham Clumps.

One of the favourite places that a gang of us used to cycle to for the day during the Summer holidays.

A bit like The Famous Five really without the gypsies.

 

 

 

Shirley Ralston (East Hagbourne/Wallingford Grammar & Didcot Girl's Grammar) sister of Peter Ralston

Judy Pearce (Greenmere/Wallingford Grammar & Didcot Girl's Grammar)

Ann Norris (Northbourne & St. Frideswides)

 

WGS & DGGS