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School Group

School Group

Mrs Archer loaned us this photo but no dates and names were given can you date and name this photo?

Tutor Group 10D

Tutor Group 10D

We know the Tutor Group, but would love to know the year, can you help?

Back row: G. Thompson, L. Wright, D. Maskell, G. Hodgson, M. Cuthbert.
Middle row: Mrs M.R. Bennett (Teacher), D. Garner, W. Harrison, N. Colbeck, S. Pearson, M. Schwec, L. Smith, G. Craven, J. Easton,  Mr. K. Staines (Head of Year).
Front row: L. Papworth, L. Hewitt, C. Crooks, M. Tunnah, L. Welford, J. Dixon, D. Devereux, F. Sowerby, K. Bingham.

Image courtesy of Lee Archer.

Rosecroft Pantomime

Rosecroft Pantomime

Rosecroft School, help is needed with names, year, and show.
Photo courtesy Pat Bennison.


Prince Charles visiting Rosecroft School March 1994, The green Bentley to the right of the image was used to transport around East Cleveland after arriving on the school field in a helicopter, he later visited Skinningrove and the then Tom Leonard Mining Museum. David Myers tells us: ” I remember shaking his hand and pictures being in the Whitby Gazette. I think someone also asked if we could have the rest of the day off. He was visiting I believe because of the Princes Trust student support centre which had been set up.”

Image courtesy of Celia Parrish and thanks to David Myers for the update.

Is It A Bird or Is it A Bee?

No! It’s the helicopter bringing Prince Charles to Rosecroft School in 1994. The third B could be the Bentley in the centre which was  the road transport for Prince Charles! Later that day he also travelled to and viewed the Tom Leonard Mining Museum ( now more better known as Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum), in Skinningrove.
Image courtesy of Celia Parrish.

Loftus County Modern – Form 4 – 1964

Form 4 in 1964 with their teacher Miss Fearie.

Back row: Keith Morrison, David Archer, Tony Lawson, Richard Shippey, Charles Hurbert, Geoffrey Collinson, Arnold Lancaster, Neville Rodgerson, James Welford, David Dale.

Middle row: Carol Stamford, Glynis Verril, Iris Stout, Hilda Taylor, Mike Smith, Geoffrey Webb, Denise Trussler, Jean Roberts, Marjorie Tyreman, Betty Wheatman.

Front row: Brenda Marshall, Jean Sayers, Jean Harrison, Susan Walker, Miss Faerie (Form Teacher) Carol Covell, Olwyn Andrew, Marion Rutland, Margaret Evans.

Image and names courtesy of Ray Brown.

Loftus County Modern Prefects – 1964

Portrayed in front of the tennis courts at Loftus County Modern we have the Prefects (well almost!).

Back row: Geoffrey Webb, Billy Sutton, Alan Gittings, Arnold Lancaster, Keith Morrison, Richard Shippey, Jean Harrison, Brenda Whattam, James Welford, Tony Lawson, Geoffrey Collinson, Terry Robinson.

Front row: Susan Knaggs, Margaret Evans, Jean Roberts, Glynis Verril, Carol Jefferson, Mike Smith, Susan Walker, Marjorie Tyreman, Tilly Taylor, Marion Bird, Olwyn Andrews, Jean Sayers (Head Girl).

Absent that day were Dick Tremaine (Head Boy) and Dot Jackson.

Image and names courtesy of by Ray Brown.

Rosecroft Scool

Rosecroft Scool

Taken from the calendar of 1965 long gone now.
Photo courtesy of Colin Hart

Loftus County Modern 1964

Once again names are needed; are you in the photograph?

Back row: ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, Pete Howes.

Middle row: Mavis Duck, Anne Greensmith, ??, ??, Colin Stainthorpe, David Hart, ??, ??, ??, Kathleen Bradley.

Front row: Ann Whiteley, Catherine Dewsbury, ??, Jacqueline Roberts, Anne Cuthbert, Mr Varney (Teacher), Jean Brown, ??, Lynne Dyke, Anne Dewsbury (Catherine’s twin), Irene Dowson.

Image courtesy of Colin Hart and thanks to Pete Howes, Pat Sparkes, Lynne Lancaster (Dyke) and Barbara McBurney for names to date.

June 1964

June 1964

A group photo from Loftus County Modern School:-
Back row L to R Thomas Webster, Eric Boddy, Trevor Mead, Paul Simpson, Godfrey Evans, John Hicks, Terence Robinson, Michael McMaster,Norman Myers, David howes.
Middle row L to R Barbara Cornforth, Marilyn Cross, Barbara Wilkinson, Anne Lindsley, Peter Jackson, Colin Verrill, Susan Lindsey, Kathleen Wrigley, Barbara Yeoman, Carolyn Walker.
Front row L to R Margaret Harland, Marilyn Green, Annette Steyert, Linda Hudson, Linda Burrells, Jean Hodge, Rosemary Whiteley, Sandra Hill, Marilyn Filer, Janet Webster.
Thank you to Anne Burnett for the photograph and the names.