St. Chads Girls School (1948)

[This is a supplement to “St.Chads school photo 1948” posted by Jack Doodes on 09/12/2012]

In her collection Gwen Lovett (nee Gwennie Wright) found the complete photograph. The ages of these young ladies will range from 11 to 15 years, and after a further 66 years, Gwen remembers the following, Name/Row(front to back):-

Top Photo:-

-Joan Bass/4

-Avril Hearn/3

-Phyllis Symonds/3

Centre Photo:-

-Bernice Alderman/5

-Eunice Ellis/5

-Jean Hornsby/4

-Jean Mechlenburg/5

-Sylvia Pulver/1

-Pauline Smith/5

-Gwennie Wright/5

Bottom Photo:-

-Joan Brooks/3

-Shirley Watkins/5

-Daphne Wright/1

At least four of those listed above still live in England, including two in Essex. Hope this evokes some more memories. 

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  • Top Picture:

    Top Row 1st left – Rose McGill

    2nd row: 10th from left – only remember 1st name – Margaret

    3rd row:  11th from left – Rose King, 14th – Avril Herne, next to her Shirley Metson, next Phyllis Symonds, 18th Joyce King, sitting beneath Phyllis Jean Goodman (my cousin) 3rd from Jeans right Doreen Stone, front row from left 13th Bertha ?

    Centre Picture: Top row left: 9th Pauline Smith, Gwennie Wright, Eunice Ellis, 17th Bernice Alderman,

    2nd row down: 5 from left: Jean Hornsby, 6th Lorraine Hyde, 10th ? Bettis, 13th Elsie Ellis, 2nd in from right Bridget Moynahan

    3rd row down: 3rd from left June Probert,

    front row 7th from left Sylvia Pulfer 

    Bottom picture: from left 14th Valerie Malin,

    2nd row down: 7th Joyce Bennett, next Maureen Brown,

    3rd row down: 8th Maisie Laws, next Marjorie Martin, 

    18th Doreen Allberry, next Maureen Shaw,

    There are so many faces I recognise but the. names escape me

    By Valerie (Malin Grant (16/08/2014)
  • Iris Cole would be in about the 3rd. Can anyone point her out please? C6HOS

    By Allan Wood (23/05/2014)

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