Northwich, Marbury Hall 1898

Memories of Northwich

Me and my late twin brother started at this school in 1953, the school was mixed. We were the first ones to be there, it was a brand new school. Fred Beech was the headmaster, he was a grand man and would always listen to you. Mr Phipps was PE teacher, Mr Williams wood work, Miss Hunt music, Mr Bolton art, (...Read full memory)

I started my working life here at Brunner House as a 16 yr old mail girl. I helped to sort out all the mail, then deliver to all of the offices. An opening became available in the filing room with Margaret Johnson. I got on very well with Margaret and had a lot of respect for her vast knowledge. I also (...Read full memory)

Peter Drinkwater is mistaken with regards to the opening date of the school. As the first Head Boy I can assure him the school opened in 1956 as a co-educational school. It was later officially opened by Sir John Foster, M.P for Northwich. I still have the original invite etc. The first Head (...Read full memory)

I was born in Bucklow Hill outside Altrincham in 1945. I lived at 60, Cromwell Rd, Winnington Park. At the age of 5 I started to attend Winnington Park Junior School. I was living with my grandparents at the time. My friends at that time were Frank Kidd, John Harrison, Roy Stanley, Roger Dickinson, John Flaherty (...Read full memory)

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