Memories of Whitegate

I attended the boarding school near Whitegate between 1965 and 1970. Each Sunday we walked the 3 miles or so to the church and back. I remember the dancing on the lawn in front of the church in May. I remember Whitegate as a smashing village and some 44 years later it still sometimes comes into my mind. As a (...Read full memory)

Dear All, I attended Marton from '63 to '65, great times. Duke of Edinburgh's Award and all you could eat (in half an hour!) Some teachers were great, some very cruel. Farming, gardening, litter picking etc. What a laugh, loved it! Harry (or Haz, my nick name then)

The first time I walked into the little shop nearest to our school reminds me of something out of a Charles Dickinson's novel the little bell tingling as you opened the shop door and a little lady behind the counter serving, we would spend 6p of our pocket money on sweets then walk back to school a long country lane (...Read full memory)

Hi Kids, I taught at Marton Camp School having left Loughborough Training College in Sept 1958 until I left to work in Outward Bound Schools in December 1959. Sadly, I have not kept in touch with other teachers, apart from Ed Cartner and Liz (Dom. Sci. teacher) who married and now live in (...Read full memory)

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