“Sister Mary Cecelia (usually known as Sister Cecelia) is probably in the photo. She was a teacher, but not all nuns were teachers and not all the teachers were nuns. I remember well a teacher named Mrs Kelly who was a doctor’s wife from Wellington Road; her daughter Moira attended the school.”
Above is a sports team of about 1953/54. Front row (sitting) left to right: Ann Churchill, Don’t know, Jackie Roache, Madeleine Jones, Ann Lloyd-Ellis, Violet Pritchard. Second row (sitting) left to right: Barbara Corson, Marie Churchill, Don’t know, Mary Muscamp, Jill Williams, Don’t know, Don’t know, Maureen Digan and Don’t know. Third row: Jennifer Kirkup, Mary Sellwood, Don’t know, Don’t know, a Wadsworth twin, Diana Williams, Marjory Jones, Don’t know, Ann Marlow. Back row: Jennifer Grout, Maureen Howarth, Catherine Davies, Judy Watson, Sheena Kimpton.
In this photo of a sports day around 1955 the girls are a bit of a jumble but front row includes Jackie Roache, Catherine Davies, Judy Watson, Dilys Nelson, Nora Watts, Eileen Roberts, Pat Williams, Mary Higgs, Janet Jones, Maureen Howarth, Diana Williams, Angela Stokes.
The middle includes Pat Walker, Diane Sheppard, Sheila Hayton-Williams, Margaret Monk, Violet Pritchard, Pamela Threlfall, Frances Poultney, Joan Barnard, Jennifer Grout, Marjory Jones and Sheena Kimpton.
Back row: Marian Jenkins, Sylvia Parr, Don’t know, Anna Kavanagh peeping over the shoulder of Jennifer Kirkup, Susan Robinson, Don’t know and Angela Cummins.
The clergyman may be Father (later Canon) Collins. Can anyone confirm? Please send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org