Marton Camp School - a Memory of Whitegate.

I remember Marton Sec Mod Res (its posh title) better known as Marton Camp School.
I left in 1964 and was in Coquet Dorm. My maiden name was Cardno then. It as the best 2 years of my life. I loved every minute, despite the odd caning from Humph! Was he ever without that pipe in his mouth?
I saw Peter Herdman a few years back, but have not seen many others.

I have just come back from a trip to Sandbach to visit friends and they took me to see Whitegate Church. I was able to go inside and chatted to the organist. It was a very nostalgic. I did not know what had become of the school, but looking at some of the other memories printed here, I can now let my friends know that the site is now a very expensive housing estate. I wonder what they did with the tree that was in the middle of the dorms which had the big bell on it? and the swimming pool?
I do have some photographs somewhere. If I can hunt them out I will scan and post them for any one who would like to see them.

A memory shared by Joan Howard on Apr 21st, 2014. Send Joan Howard a message

 Comments & Feedback

Fri Apr 2nd 2021, at 9:19 am
Go on Marton Boarding School Friends on Facebook Christine. You may find them there..

Fri Oct 26th 2018, at 6:04 pm
chrisbowman46 commented:
I was at Martin from 1964 to 1966.christine yeasts of my life trying to trace hazel and Marilyn whitton twins who were in my class Scottish country dancing netball .athletics loved them 2 brothers went Harry Watson 1962 .paul watson1971 .great special made me independent
Fri Jun 2nd 2017, at 5:27 am
dixon.robert1 commented:
Just found this I was at Marton Camp School 1961-1964 prior to the big family move to Australia. posts here bring memories flooding back. The Fri Moves the Saturday night dance. Peter P cannings :)

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