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Guisborough Grammar School, 196- ?

Guisborough Grammar School - Form 1A - 1963

Back row, l-r:  1. Phil Coonan, 2. Michael Covell, 3. David Bramley, 4. Michael McBurney, 5. Ben O’Brien, 6…. 7. Dave Protheroe, 8. Don Burleaux,  9….

Middle row, l-r:  1…. 2… ? Gamble, 3…. 4… Stephen Thornton, 5. George Pallister, 6. Richard Soutter, 7. Robert Creighton, 8. John Watts.

Front row, l-r:  1.Stephen Glover 2. ? Standring 3. ? Beedle 4. Graham Flemons, Mr Stairman (Form Teacher), 5.Leslie Hardy 6. Alan Munday 7.Paul Chester 8. ? Sillett.

Bob Barton tells us: ”No.8 Middle row is John Watts whose family was very kind to me when I moved to Brotton from the West Riding.”

Image and names to date courtesy of Barbara McBurney, updated names from Michael McBurney and Stephen Thornton (who also solved the year and form query!). Also thanks to Pete Jemmerson and Bob Barton for the latest updates.

4 comments to Guisborough Grammar School – Form 1A – 1963

  • Since Barbara has started this and it will probably embarassing to get names wrong I will start it off.

    The year I believe would be 1962-63

    Top row

    2 is Michael Covell

    3 is David Bramley

    7 is Dave Protheroe

    Middle row

    5 is George Pllister

    6 is Rchard Soutter

    8 is ? Watts son of my ex boss

    Bottom Row

    1 is Stephen Glover

    2 is ? Standring

    3 is ? Beedle

    4 is Graham Flemons

    5 I only know his nick name but I believe it is Mr Stairman

    7 is Alan Munday

    9 is ? Sillett

    I trust I will not offend anyone with my bad memory but I now hope someone will fill in the rest and correct any errors.

    Best regards to all from Dubai

  • Stephen Thornton

    I’m very impressed with Michaels memory (certainly better than mine). I think I can fill in a few blanks.

    Form 1A March 1963

    Back Row – 5 – ? “Ben” O’Brien

    Middle Row – 2 – ? Gamble
    4 – Stephen Thornton
    7 – ? Creighton

  • Pete Jemmerson

    Middle Row No. 7 could be Robert Crighton.

  • Bob Barton

    No.8 Middle row is John Watts whose family was very kind to me when I moved to Brotton from the West Riding.

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