While I’ve been busy today with hardware difficulties and preparing some stuff in the background (more on that later tonight), Beryl Marklew sent the following wonderful Ogley Hay Girls School images from the early 1950s, via Facebook.
From the trophies and clothes, I assume they’re all sports teams. Netball, perhaps? Hockey? Any ideas?
Beryl is interested in putting exact dates to the pictures, and identifying as many to the girls as possible.
If you can help, please do comment here of mail me: BrownhillsBob at Googlemail dot com. Thanks…
I don’t know any of the individuals, but sports teams usually appear with relevant items, such as hockey sticks, netballs or rounders bats. Could it be something to do with internal school sports with the winning house showing off their trophy?
My sister, Marjorie Sperring then, is almost certainly the third girl from the right, as you look at the picture, in the front row in the top photograph.
Think the teacher on the left in the 1950’s picture is Mrs Carr. If so she taught me maths and science and was the form teacher for 2A.
Edwina Carr, I believe…a nicely spoken lady
Yes they are house teams named after famous ladies. Pattison, Nightingale,Sommerville and Fry.
Lovely photos Beryl, thank you.
Great photos Beryl! Thank you for sharing them. The last one definitely has my Aunt Kathleen Adams on. She is first on the left of the bottom row. The year must have been about 1957? The first photo must have been taken about 1951/2. We can spot Gladys Bull on the second row from the top and she is the second one in on the left. My mother Maureen Adams may be the one standing behind her but we are unsure? Mom also thinks that Doreen Platt is the last on the right of the second row from the top. All mom can remember is that she was in the Yellow team? She was also a member of the netball team. Mom is now almost 79 years old. Hope this helps a little.
Sorry I meant to say my Mother Maureen Adams is standing in front of Gladys.