Wrexham, Denbighshire Technical College c.1965

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I attended what I believe was the first 'Pre-Apprentice Course' at what was then known as the ' Tech'., between 1960-61. Our form teacher was affectionately known as 'Educated Evans', a great guy who taught us a great deal. Prior to this course I had been a pupil at (...Read full memory)

Having just re-read Professor A.H Dodd's "A history of Wrexham" He was amazed at how much history, buildings etc had been swept away in the name of progress from 1850 to 1950. He published his book and died in 1975, lamenting some of the beautiful buildings that had been demolished. After a visit to my old town (...Read full memory)

I recall attending this college from 1964 to 1968 first on a secretarial course, "O" levels course and finally a National Diploma course which got me into the University of Manchester. I remember a Mr Bunn (I think that was his name) being a head of department and Bob Watkins being an inspirational English teacher. I (...Read full memory)

I attended the Bakery Department Denbighshire Tech. from 1960 to 1962. Mr Nash and Mr Hawkins were the tutors. I went to the Tech rather than getting a job in a bakery because my Youth Employment officer said I was too small for bakery work and needed to gain weight and strength! I won the Burton cup and the Renshaw cup (...Read full memory)

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