Starting Year 1961
Gateshead Grammar School
Colin Thompson Gateshead Grammar School 1961
Form 2D Oct 1962
B/R Jon Baptist,(?),Tom Hill, ? Edwardes,Brian Richardson,Danny Proud,John Quinn,Willy Graham,Alan Jackson,(?)
M/R (?),Les Storey,Ken Hammilton,Joe Younger, John Venner ,Malcomb Innes, Fred Richardson,Les Oxley,Jim Clemments,Les Storey
F/R John Dinnery,(?(?)Rob Sanderson,Barry Frost, Teacher Mr Ian Graham, Derek Cockrane, Peter Heel, Ray Flemming, Colin Hurst, Keith Feilding Any help with the blanks ????
Class of 1961 in 1962.
Front row from left-G. Charlton,?,?,Colin Walker,?, K. Noel(Teacher),Herring, ?,Martin, Wass, Thomas Cusack. Anyone know the rest?
Submitted to Friends Reunited by Frank McCoy
Form 4C April 1965
back row - ?,Peter Simpson, Andrew? McEachin,?, Ian Sinclair,?,Brian Simpson,?. Middle Row :Stuart Hay,Richard Ormston,Gerry Davidson,Bill Burnett,Willie Ross, Peter Wilson, Dave Parkin,Jim Pennington Front Row: Brian Johnson(ME),? Arrowsmith,? Wilson,Keith Huchinson,Mr Robson (teacher),Jim Hubbard, Dennis Spooner,?, Ali Lamb My apologies to those whose names I cant remember but it was 36 years ago
I also have another group for class 1D which I may submit later
Added to Friends Reunited by Brian Johnson
Richard Ormston has filled in a few of the ? names and has added "My working life was spent in the offshore oil construction industry working in the UK and abroad. I'm now retired and living in the Highlands of Scotland."
Gary Swaddle writes
"Thanks for the nostalgia! Was HeadBoy @ Saltwell in '67. Lived in Edmundbyers Co Durham for 21 years. World travelled using my languages from schooldays thru Univ of Hull. Now remarried living in Memphis,Tennessee."
According to the 68 Speech Day Programme the Head Boy from this Intake Year was Michael Spence
From Friends Reunited
Alistair Lamb..self employed chiropodist, Gateshead
Roger Fish is on the Facebook Page
There, he submitted these photos
I have several photos from the school one of which I enclose. It is an unofficial group photo of 1D in 1962. It was taken by Ray Shirley who was a student teacher who took 1D for the last few months of the term. Thanks again for the site
The names on the photo are as follows:
Back Row L-R
Keith Hutchinson, Eddie Rowan, Eddie Wild, G Charlton, C Hurst, Ian Johnson, Rob Robson, B Richardson, Milburn
Wilson , Stuart Hay, Joe Robson, Brian Johnson, Keith Hamilton, Jim Hubbard, K Storey, Malcolm Inness, Derek Hickson, Hetherington
F Richardson, Den Capes, Clementson, Price, J Younger, Les Oxley, Dave Parkin, Rob Baptist, W McEachin
Les Oxley tragically died in a scooter crash about 1968 - I knew Les well and was in the same class at South Street junior school.
PS I didnt remember all the names = they are written on the back of the photo.
John Dinnery attended GG form B from 1961 -1963. Ian Graham was Form Room teacher. "I lived up in Wrekenton on Springwell Road. Emigrated to Canada in 1963. Any old mates out there?" says he on the GGS Facebook page