Binbrook, The School c.1960

Memories of Binbrook, the School c1960


Hi Mandy, my name is John Appleton, I was brought up in Binbrook from approx late 1950's, I went to school at Binbrook primary C of E. My first teachers were Mrs Lamming and Mrs Wilky. My first headmaster was Mr Gordon then Mr Fletcher. One of my favourite memories was dancing around the May Pole in the main play ground. (...Read full memory)

I attended Binbrook Church of England Primary School from 1952 to 1959. In this time I was in Mrs Lamming's class first, moving to Mrs Wilky, Mrs Foster's (nee Miss Walton), Mrs Sharpe's, Mr Holgarth and not forgetting the really scary head master Mr Alfred Gordon. Most memorable things were the May Queen coronation and playing foot ball among the cow pats on the school field.

Onwards and upwards through the years, I had an aunty and grandmother who lived there. Ending up at No2 Mount pleasant after living in Low Lane. Lilly and Bill Stone, parents of my mother Jaqueline Stone (now Stevens). Lucy Traves was my aunt. I used to remember Billy Saville, Brigadier Clarke and the (...Read full memory)

My name was Mandy Donaldson and I'm the daughter of Joan Ellis. My grandparents names were Kath and Ernest Ellis. Aunts and Uncles were/are John and Joyce Ellis (they ran the local taxi), Roger Ellis, Bob and Wendy Ellis and Jennifer Carlyon. Anyone remember them? I have fond memories of Binbrook. I remember Oscar Cook's shop, (...Read full memory)

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