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St Thomas's Walking Day


Walking Day, early 1950s.
Photo: Lynn Healy nee Adams
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Mum (Joan Adams) walking with the mothers from Saint Thomas Church, Wallgate around the early 1950s.

Comment by: 1934granada on 4th July 2007 at 18:08

Hi there. Have you any more old photos associated with St Thomas's ? My late father used to attend there

Comment by: Lynn on 4th July 2007 at 23:37

What was youre fathers name? will have a look my mum was married at saint thomas church

Comment by: 1934granada on 5th July 2007 at 14:04

He was born in 1933 so I don't know if he attended St Thomas school the same time as your mother. He would have been 73/74 years of age had he been alive.

Comment by: peter frost on 6th July 2007 at 11:57

were`nt they stylish dressers in them days.
if only we could go back to them days.
good pic. thanks

Comment by: Anne on 20th January 2008 at 16:20

Really good to see the pictures of St.Thomas's.We went to the day school and to Sunday school and used to walk on walking days.

Comment by: amy on 8th October 2008 at 12:03

ilove the dresses xx

Comment by: gladys sykes on 29th September 2013 at 22:18

its it joan adams who worked at gus and used to mate with doreen calland

Comment by: Lynn Adams Healy on 6th April 2014 at 21:13

yes same Joan Adams who worked at gus

Comment by: Elizabeth on 6th May 2018 at 20:25

I agree, what lovely stylish ladies. No overweight issues here, they all look very elegant.

Comment by: Veronica on 3rd January 2019 at 11:17

When you think not a lot of money to spare on clothes in those early days of the fifties. But people were thrifty and some clever with a needle or sewing machine - the ladies always managed to turn out elegantly by keeping their 'good' clothes for best. A habit hard to break from!

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