Old Maps of Great Ayton

Historic Maps of Great Ayton and the local area.

The three cricketers are myself, (from Skelton), Fred Yates (seated, Nunthorpe) & John Wilsdon (Battersby), none of whom attended the Friends' School! We were classmates of the Headmaster's middle son, Nigel Reader & used to make free with the facilities during the holidays. Bicycle polo, cricket, fishing, rafting & (...Read full memory)

I vividly remember my first day at the old school. I was taken by my granny (my mother had just died). We had to hold hands in dancing. I also remember an unfortunate girl (called Heather?) who had awful excema, and being the only one who would hold her hand!