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Notre Dame School, Standishgate


The Salle - stained glass 'house' windows
Photo: Ann Kidd
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Item #: 18546
At last, a small section of a photograph showing the 'house' shields on the stained glass windows which were sadly lost when the building was demolished.

Comment by: Carol on 6th October 2011 at 09:20

What is on the rest of the photograph?

Comment by: christine on 9th October 2011 at 18:26

i remember so well those windows when i attended there

Comment by: Patricia on 20th October 2011 at 14:45

I was at the convent from 1949 to 1954 and have mixed feelings about it, grateful for the chance of a grammar school education but I think I was too much of a free spirit to accept all the discipline. I remember the beautiful stained glass windows in the chapel and wonder what happenned to them. Some happy memories though.

Comment by: Ann on 2nd January 2013 at 00:51

The stained glass windows from the Chapel are in storage at St John's Church. It is quite difficult to see them as you would need to ask permission because they are hidden away in a small room just off the church.

Comment by: Carol on 4th January 2013 at 20:21

I would love to see the windows again (and photograph them. Maybe we could organise a group to see them?

Comment by: mike atherton on 29th November 2015 at 16:55

does any one remember my sister being at the school in about 1955 to ? her name was Cecilia Atherton and we lived in Dawson Avenue Wigan

Comment by: Gill O'Shea on 2nd September 2016 at 06:58

My mum Rita Riley (Sullivan as she was then) designed the stained glass windows pictured here.

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