Whittlebury School - a Memory of Whittlebury.
The Old Boys, hope there are plenty still around. Got dumped off at the main entrance during 1956, Trunk and Tuck Box which immediately was commandeered or used as a bribe to get a decent bed. I remember being shut out on the balcony most of a very cold night. There were three houses at the time, Ewart,Chester and Sheldon. Also the Sunday night Cinema in the same room as the Tuck Shop, was only given 2/6d a term to spend in it. Run by Mr & Mrs Shelton. Head was Major Meager, his wife was Belgian I believe and his son Anthony was at the school (pupil). Making Canoe's in woodwork classes to use on the lake. They were promptly sunk by having the canvas cut from under water. Remember Will's who used to play the piano for morning and Sunday service. Plenty of Escape's only to be dragged back a few days later. Remember the lovely Miss Brooks and the three Irish Girls to whom I used to lend a transistor radio in exchange for getting extra food from the village. Also remember the Pink Brothers well, who remembers the Jaffa brothers? Remember the Science Block in the old stable building where rumour had it a Coachman had hung himself years earlier. Who remembers Ridley Thomas? Will have to have a good think and post some more another time. Be pleased to hear more memories.
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