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Schools Quiz Final

Schools Quiz Final

Well the rest of the information is under the newspaper cutting although I do think they have got the names in the wrong order.
back two boys L to R are:- Peter Campbell and Michael Cornforth, the front L to R are:- Geoffrey Spearpoint and Judith Trowsdale.

Did they win?

(cutting courtesy of Della Archer)

Inside Liverton Church

Inside Liverton Church

Some of the carved pillars inside the church, anyone know when this church was built?

 

Liverton Church

Liverton Church

Inside the church at Liverton; a small but beautiful church.  Are they oil lamps hanging there? These are also triple Norman Arches – very similar to Lastingham church – near to Hutton le hole.

Easington

Easington

An early photograph of two women and their children near the spring at Easington.

Class 1 Loftus Junior School 1956/7

Class 1 Loftus Junior School 1956/7

Back row, l-r:  David Richardson, John Roberts, Gordon Richardson, Charles Harrison, Alan Alderson, B.Richardson, Peter Davies, John Tyreman, Brian Espiner, Edward Angove, Graham Nellist

2nd row, l-r:  John Trevillion, Marilyn Peggs, Elizabeth Hall, Janet Smith, Hilary Davy, Patricia Williams, Barbara Cuthbert, Jean Parkinson, Sandra Jarvis, Susan Dobson, Dorothy Severs, Brian Mortimer,

Sitting, l-r:  Helen Fowle, Mavis Graham, Marie Hollinworth, R.Shields, Carole Rowe, Mr. Richardson, Jeanie McLaughlan, A.Dixon, Kay Wilkin, G.Walker, Dorothy Marsay

In front:  Roger Hore, G.Blaylock, Dennis Covell

Thanks to John Roberts for the photograph and names.  Also Barbara McBurney, Gillian Walker, Brian Espiner and Christine Brown for updated names. Janet Lingard (nee Thompson) tells us she was in this class. ”I must have been absent when the photograph was taken.”

Can you help with the Christian names of these pupils, please?

Junior Cup Final

Junior Cup Final

This image from a printed postcard we believe dated from the 1920’s and we don’t know which year or any information about the teams.
Derick Pearson advises: ”This is Carlin How football field. The goal is the Kilton Lane end of the pitch and in the distance at the left end of the houses can be seen Lower Cragg Hall farm. To the left of that and higher can be seen Upper Cragg Hall farm buildings and house among the trees. Herbert Farndale owned this when we were youngsters. I believe one of the teams was a Skinningrove works team. I lived in that left hand house in the late 1940s and we could watch the matches over our garden fence. This was what was fondly known as Bells Huts and is behind what is now the Bullet and Bayonet on Kilton lane. The foundry now stands exactly where that row of houses was.”
Image courtesy of A. Frank and thanks to Derick for the update.

Two Of The Same

Two Of The Same

Yes two shots of the same church at Upleatham small but once was perfectly formed.

(photo again courtesy of Eric Johnson)

Loftus Junior School (c.1957)

Loftus Junior School (ca 1957)

Back Row: John Atkinson, Peter Tilley, Colin Pressick, Ronald Hebditch, David Hebron, Alan Garbutt, Keith Ferguson.

Middle Row: Alan Tebble, Howard Morrison, Terry Cross, Barry Wilson, Keith Steyert, John Jackson, Tony Wilkinson, Richard Webster, Eric Jackson, David Blackmore, Paul Robinson, Barry Ward.

Front Row: Mary Yeoman, Pam Edwards, Ruth Harrison, Audrey Whitwell, Jean Smith, Barbara Bottomley, Miss Wood, Joyce Liddiard, Christine Ebbs, Ann Anderson, Jean Duck, Margaret Cowen, Ian Peirson.

Miss Wood later married John Howard, another local teacher (senior school) as well as author of several books on Staithes and its residents. Photograph kindly supplied by Audrey Souter (Whitwell).

Botrail Tractor Redcar Beach C1920

Botrail Tractor Redcar Beach C1920

This photo is a bit of a rarity as well. It is of an experimental Bottrail Tractor on Redcar beach around the 1920s. I couldn’t see this as being very successful due to the length of the treads. Too many parts to go wrong. Perhaps that is why we never see this kind of thing to day. It must have been quite a bumpy ride too. Julie Riddiough confirms this is Redcar (pier legs in the background are different.
(thanks to Derick Pearson for the photo and information, also Julie Riddiough for the update.)

Saltburn – a View of Huntcliff

Saltburn – a View of Huntcliff

Viewing Huntcliffe from above the chalets which still exist, overlooking the Beach Cafe as it used to be before Rosie O’Grady’s, Stella Mar or Vista Mar (as it is at present time!). Names change, but the views remain the same.

Thanks to Jeanette Jefferson for the reminder.