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Timbercroft Lane Primary School

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                            Party invite (1945) to Yvonne Blackwell at
                            Timbercroft Lane School
Victory Party invite (1945) to Yvonne Blackwell at Timbercroft Lane School
Photo: Yvonne Blackwell via Ken Costin.
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Albert (Bert) Hooper, Timbercroft Primary School,1953. - Photo: Albert Hooper
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Timbercroft School - Class Photo 1954 - Photo:Susan Bennett via Peter Barrett. Peter is also going to write a story.
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See story Ken Costin's Blast from the Past

Back row: Mr Seebrook, Susan Bennett
Front row: Middle with Dark Jumper is Peter Barrett
Others known, but positions in photo currently not defined, are:

Shirley Calhouqn, Susan Griffiths, Barbara McDonald, Francis Blatcher, Diane ?, Viviene Coomber, Sally Priest, Joyce ?, Linda Stoker, Hilda Mitchell, Deryn Gino, Graham Brown, Norman ?, Roger Thompson, Leslie Ellis, Brian Sams, Terry Lauder, Terry Orton, Kieth Williams, Richard Whiting, Brenda Martin, Sandra Taylor, Elaine Hendriks, Linda Wells (I think), Maureen Tye, Penelope Ratcliff, Barbara David, Daphne Spray, Maureen Hill, Mary Diamond, Susan Webber. Geoffrey ?, Paul Covely, Geoffrey Reese, Andrew Gaskin, John Masters, Colin Castledine, Stanley Black, Alan Pond, Linda Wells, Albert Hooper.


Timbercroft School - Class Photo 1954, different stream from the previous photo. - Photo: June Cook via Peter Barrett.
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Some of the known names are: John Hill (3rd row, 4 from left). Albert (Nick-name:Doona) Simpson, Ruth Richards, Doris McKerril(l), Bob Lynch, Teddy Waghorn, John Hill, June Cook, Craig Murry, Teresa (Green).Mary Palmer, Barbara Fry, Dessi Morgan, Michael Alford.

If you recognise anyone else please email me.

See story Some Teachers by Dave Carpenter


Timbercroft school class 1960-61. Photo: John Thompson
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Barry Hill is in the front row, second on the right, as you look at the photo.

Who are the three children on the ends, on the left, and the girl at the end of the bottom row on the right? I know all the others, It’s been bugging me for years. I am next to the teacher, who I believe was Miss Taylor. See story Those Old School Days

Chris Kitchenham says: Back row far right, I think may be Graham King, the adopted son of Jim and Ethel King , also mentioned in my “A Young Boy Remembers The War Years in Plumstead” story.

Seeing some of the Timbercroft pictures brought to mind some of the kids that attended while I was there . Do any of these names sound familiar to anyone?

Dennis Wray Tuam Road Football. Outside right ,with me as inside right. We went to the Roan School Later
Graham Lee Edison Grove. Also football team
Derek Garnham Chelsworth drive. Tennis
Gerald “Boy” Collins Garland Rd. Football
Peter Costa Garland Rd. Football player. Later went to Red Lion Lane
Michael Smith Swingate Lane. Heck of a good tennis player
Theresa Hurd Off Garland. Sooo pretty
Joan Rierdon Timbercroft Lane. I think she was the one that made me realise that girls were so much better to look at than boys.
Beryl Peddington (Nash) Lancaster St. Peg and I had the chance to meet her and her husband, after they moved to canada
Julie Lovering Flaxton Road
Sheena Austin A road off the top off Timbercroft.

Then there were the teachers

Mr. Hersey, Sports teacher : Football at the pitch behind Edison Grove and cricket on the Common

Mr Seabrook. During music lessons would occasionally sit at the piano and play some favorites “by ear”

Mrs Prudhoe. A wonderful lady and teacher who, when she caught Derek Garnham and I passing notes containing the latest swearwords we had learned, took the notes, asked us to stay after class at which time she explained seriuosly, that we really should not use words like that. Then she smiled, gave us a hug and sent us home. That was the last we heard of the incident.


Here is a photo of Timbercroft School taken in July 1946. Photo: Ken Costin.

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Top row 2nd from the right - Valerie Huddy.
bottom row, 3rd from left - Anderson, 5th from left - Ken Costin, 7th from left - P. Watling.
11th from left - Susan Hedges, 12th from left - David Carrot.

See story Ken Costin's Blast from the Past

Allison Morgan writes:
My Mum is seated on the floor, 3rd from the right (her maiden name was Jean Butcher) and next to her is her friend Susan Hedges, as mentioned in Ken’s “Blast from the Past”.

Timbercroft School 1947-48
Timbercroft School 1947-48. Joyce Costin is seated bottom row, second from the left. Photo: Ken Costin
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See story Ken Costin's Blast from the Past

Chris Kitchenham says: I believe the girl in the middle row ,7th from the right, is Valerie Carey, the close friend mentioned in my “ A Young Boy Remembers The War Years in Plumstead” story.


Timbercroft School 1949/50 Football Team. Photo: Chris Kitchenham
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Back row (L to R): Robin Wesley, Eddie Venables, Ray Kitchen, Mike Smith, Mr. Hersey
Middle row (L to R): Chris Kitchenham, Peter Costa, Dennis Wray, Flicky Fletcher, Gerald Collins
Front Row (L to R): Not sure, Graham Lee, Not sure


Timbercroft School - class of 1946 or 1947. Photo: John Allen
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My recollections of my early days are rather vague but I hope the attached School photograph of my class at Timbercroft Primary School taken in 1946 or 1947 may be stir some memories, I am in the front row 4th from the left. The only other names I can remember are the Baulchin twins (front row 1st and 2nd on the left) and Joey Bee (2nd from left 3rd row back)

My recollections of my early days are rather vague but I hope the attached School photograph of my class at Timbercroft Primary School taken in 1946 or 1947 may be of some use to you, ( I am in the front row 4th from the left). The only other names I can remember are the Baulchin twins (front row 1st and 2nd on the left) and Joey Bee (2nd from left 3rd row back)'

Regards

John Allen


Timbercroft School c.1970/71. Photo: Ken Costin
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Teacher: Miss Davis

Top row left to right: Michelle Groves, ?, Tracy, ?, Paul White, Michael Groombridge, ?, Jane French, Debbie

Middle row: ?, Gillian Blake, ?, Adam Carrott, Tony Para, ?, ?, David Clark

Bottom row: ?, ?, Michelle Murray, Philip J Wright, Francis Webb, Gary Wosley, ?, Jason Midddleton, Dawn Blackett (Ken's Neice), Andrew Millward, Garry Tresize!




Class 2a 1964 – Mrs Prior's class, Timbercroft School, Plumstead

 Back Row: Aland Webb, Susan Buss, Bunny Duberry, Melanie Hyam, Fred Denny Katherine Stansfield, Angela Beardsal, Linda Young, Jane ??

Next Row down: Jane Steward, Angela Bailey, Sarah Nelson, Linda Plaistow, Andrew Strong, Mrs Prior, Lynne Elliot, Tony Parkinson, Roy McPherson, Brian Russell

Third Row down: Anon, Nigel Easterling, Jean House, Dave Garnsworthy, Christine Storey, Amanda Janes, Susan Wiggins, Susan Hubbard, Terry Thurley, Elaine Callow

Front Row: Agatha McFoy, Liz Burnett, Patricia Howett, Tony Fields, Victor Parker, Graham Hindle, Wendy ??

 Photo kind permission Roy McPherson.
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