Memories of Bassaleg
Happy wonderful memories of Bassaleg where i was born . My mother being from pentre poeth my father the nook in rogerstone . Went to bassaleg infants school merlin jones was headmaster scared the wits out of me but mrs lukker wasy fave teacher by far . Going to st basils at harvest festival with our boxes of fruit so proud walking ...Read full memory
I would just like to point out that I attended this school from 1961 to 1965 and it was a grammar school and not a secondary school as stated.
I was living at Michaelstone-y-Fedw and enrolled at Bassaleg Grammar School in 1949 having previously attended Barry County High school for about one term, The Head was a certain Rhys T Harry who used to take us occasionally in class, and he always preached "a rule" about success at cricket, whilst batting, it was, ...Read full memory
I have in my possesion a monthly magazine called 'Group News', July1951. It was printed by Whitehad Iron & Steel Co Ltd. It refers to the Annual Sports Day and Gala Day on the above date. There are pictures of the war landings, but also in the magazine there are pictures of the following people: Mr S Whiting winning the 100 yards ...Read full memory