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St Mark's, Newtown

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St Marks Walking Day
Photo: Nadine
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Item #: 3514
Photo taken whilst in Arundel Street Newtown approx 1968-69

Comment by: Jean Melling on 18th September 2007 at 20:56

Any more pictures as I think I was at the back , Remember you from Sunday School

Comment by: nadine on 17th January 2008 at 13:59

Sorry no more pics of this walking day, yes I remember you too, hope you are ok.

Comment by: dave williams on 12th March 2008 at 23:13

i was a bit too young to be in the picture,but im sure i would have watched with my mum.i lived at number39

Comment by: Michael Ardern Mason on 18th September 2008 at 06:37

Hi Nadine
I remember you and your mum and dad from my Newtown days. You lived in Victoria Street, next door to Mrs Liptrot's (later Ralph Freeman's grocers shop). I lived at number 40 Victoria Street in the house adjoining my parents' grocers and confectioners shop. I particularly remember Mr McDonald, Vicar of St. Mark's, introducing the walking day banners with biblical quotations to replace the old picture banners, and have many happy memories of St. Mark's Church, Newtown.
Best wishes, Michael Mason

Comment by: John Jarvis on 25th September 2008 at 21:11

Christine Croston says: I can see Christine Lancaster...so I must have been at the back with you Jean...
I had my hair up that year; Malcom Foster did it.
Happy days...

Comment by: Enid Martland nee Smallshaw on 14th April 2009 at 16:29

I used to live in Newtown and attended St Marks church and school I was born in 1943

Comment by: jacqueline astin nee oakes on 27th September 2010 at 16:57

Hi Enid, yes I do remember you as I use to go to church with you and sunday school. You use to live next door buit one to Swifts the chemist at Union Bridge

Comment by: pamela on 21st March 2011 at 21:23

Hi Nadine, think i'm on that picture next to you, nice to see the pic. thanks

Comment by: Nadine on 23rd March 2011 at 19:43

Pamela yes it is you hiding behind the rope! How lovely to hear from you, I have often thought of you and wondered how you are. If you would like to catch up, please drop me a line.

Comment by: Gordon Brown on 2nd February 2012 at 03:59

Fascinating to see these old pictures, though I was long gone by 1968. Quite a different world now, at least for me in Texas. I do recall Enid Smallshaw being in the same year at St Marks.

Comment by: Margaret Lochray (Marland) on 26th September 2016 at 22:20

Hi Enid, how are you? I am still in Glasgow, although sadly Felix died 2+years ago. I found Gummerson papers in my dad's box if you would like me to send them.

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