Guisborough Grammar School - 2

Guisborough Grammar School - 2

This is the middle section of the school photograph.  The headmaster and staff are sitting on the second row.
Back row: Robert Trattles, Ray Tuttle, Bill May, Alf Smith, Gordon Hinds, Michael Dadd, Brian Winspear, Rodney Wood, Alan Cross, Keith Cargill, Ray Harrison, Trevor Teasdale, Richard Thompson, John(Pod)Pearson, Ken(Gil)Fawcett, Ken ”Pleb” Hodgson, John (Nat) Barber.
Row four: Robert Padget, Clive Little, John Illsley, Fred Boyes, Owen Rooks, Rowland Robson, Geoffrey Fall, Andrew Suttcliffe, Michael Hugill, Malcolm Towers, Malcolm Sharpe, Colin Shaw, Alan Appleton, Philip Mortimer, George Calitis, Neil Walton, ??.
Row three: Winston Johnston, Mike Kehoe, Edmund Thompson, Reg Wilson, Howard Marshall, Graham Wood, Terry Bailey, Derek Taylor, Danny Wynne-Williams, Terry Weallans, Brian Lawson, Barry Austin, David Flower, Michael Midgley, John Wright.
Row two: Tom Maughan, Brian Cammidge, Mr E (Eddie)Moreland, Mr P E(Mickey)Moore, Mr K (Kenny) Spedding, Mr W P (Lou or Luggy) Cooper, Mr I (Bodger) Thomas, Mr R J (Shack) Routh (Headmaster), Miss F M (Fanny) Hood, Mr G (Geoff or Fague) Farrington, Mr J (Jackie) Sherrell, Mr H O (Oscar) Arnott, Mr N M (Nobby) Noble, Mr R K Ormandy.
Front row: Douglas Heatherington, Lee Easom, Barry Thompson, Frank George, John Gordon, John Espiner, Gordon Harding, Keith Norman, Michael Gladders, Trevor Leonard, Ian Hindmarch, Andrew Barker.
Thanks to Norman Patton, Owen Rooks, Ray Harrison, Paul Taylor, John Wright, John McLean, Rodney Wood, Geoff Bailey, David Hore and Lee Easom for names to date.

Image courtesy of Carolyn Richards, thanks to Ken Fawcett, Lee Easom, Peter Thompson, David Cammidge and Reg Wilson for updates.

5 comments to Guisborough Grammar School – 2

  • Peter Thompson

    I was at GGs from 1954 to 1959. I obviously didn’t make the middle section of the photo, being among the shorter pupils stuck on the tapered ends of the line.

    Richard Thompson was in the same form as me. I was known as Thompson X, he as Thompson Y.

    Teachers – R K Ormandy was known as Sparky. This came from his initials RKO which was the name of a US broadcaster and record label. Their trademark was a radio aerial/pylon with a huge spark shooting out of the top.

    Kenny Spedding could take a piece of chalk in each hand and simultaneously write his christian name with his left hand and his surname with his right.

    It was rumoured that Bodger Thomas never bought ink for his fountain pen – he used to call in at the post office which still had nib pens and ink.(The school ink wsan’t good enough for his fountain pen. 0

    Peter Thompson

  • Sandy Clubley

    Your cousin Susan Dobson was a friend, especially in Art class, at Cleveland Grammar School, Redcar. I’m interested to know how her life continued after the mid sixties.

  • Jonathan Wealleans

    Terry Wealleans, not Trevor, in row 3. I think we have the same photo up in the attic somewhere.

  • David C

    I believe that the unidentified pupil second from the left of the second row is my late father, Brian Camidge.

  • Nigel Anderson

    A great picture of Headmaster RJ Routh, a man I had utmost respect for and who helped me during a difficult time. Many thanks to him and fond memories

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