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Memories of Whitegate

'' In 1955 Marton Camp School came alive sponsored by Northumberland who didn't even know it was built on sand '' Marton wonderful Marton Marton wonderful Marton Marton is the place for me. '' Swimming pool is very small hardly holds no water at all Polkinghorn fell in one day he go down the plug and the (...Read full memory)

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 (...Read full memory)

I was a pupil at Marton from 1965 to 1967 and have many memories and some pictures. I was in Stevenson House, run by Truck Taylor and the Grey House, run by Billy Doyle. We were always under control so visits to the town were always to church. I'd like to know whatever became of the school, is it a housing development now?

I went to Marton Boarding School from 1965. I have often given it a thought over the years. Yesterday I was in mid Wales and came back along that way. I decided to go and have a look. I went to Whitegate Church where we worshipped every Sunday. I went to the site of the school, it is now called The Paddock with (...Read full memory)

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