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St Benedicts, Hindley


First Holy Communion [1958?]
Photo: Alan Wright
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Item #: 26024
I apologise profusely to all those old classmates of mine at St Benedict's whose names I can't remember. If anyone can add to the list I'd be really grateful!

Back row [l to r]: Joe Price; ?; Michael Murnan; ?; Dave Rigby; Brian Clayton;
2nd row: Michael Heaton; myself; John Mulligan; Bernard Cox; Billy Whittle; John Green; Father Marsh; Brian Glazebrook; ?; Robert Bell; Cyril Ramsdale;
3rd row: Christine Mullaney; ?; Anne[?] Prescott; Joan Reynolds; Robert Heggarty; Michael Carroll; Christopher Burke; John Bullough; Danny Cummins; Keith Donnelly; ?; ?; ?; ?; ?;
4th [front] row: ?; Carol Hurst; ?; Susan Platt; Elizabeth Muldoon; ?; Ann Tindall; Christine Lawson; Lorraine Knowles; [?]Prescott; ?; Lynn Houghton.

I'm bound to have got some names wrong anyway, so please feel free to tell me off!

Comment by: tony on 16th February 2015 at 10:24

It's Edward Ramsdale Alan

Comment by: Alan Wright on 16th February 2015 at 13:41

Cheers, Tony. I'm sure there are more mistakes. It's been 57 years!

Comment by: Brian Glazebrook on 16th February 2015 at 20:04

Hi Alan. Great to see the photo again. Some more names to the list.
Back row, missing names [?] Peter Taylor.
3rd row, Katherine Wood, Susan Fisher, Sandra Mayors, ? ? ?
Front. Can't help much but I think it's Mary Tindall not Ann and Dorothy Prescott. Also there should be Ann Tootal and Pauline Finch on the photo.

Comment by: Alan Wright on 16th February 2015 at 23:50

Thanks for that, Brian. Doesn't seem 57 years, does it? They were happy days and a great bunch of people. I have so many fond memories of St Ben's. I'd just love to turn the clock back for a while!

Comment by: lynne marsh[ nee houghton ] on 19th February 2015 at 19:40

well that sure brings back some fantastic memories.many faces i have not seen in a long time,dont know if you heard but carol hurst died a god few years ago.and i think the girl behind me second row right hand side is margaret clark.

Comment by: Alan Wright on 20th February 2015 at 00:04

Sorry to hear about Carol Hurst, Lynn. I remember her dad had the cycle shop on Market Street.

Comment by: Brian on 21st February 2015 at 10:15

Alan. Another name to a face. At the side of Margret Clark is Catherine Hull. Also, Terrance Heggarty and Philip Higgins should be there.

Comment by: Alan Wright on 21st February 2015 at 14:35

Brian, I can't see Terry Heggarty anywhere, nor can I see Philip Higginson.

Comment by: Brian on 23rd February 2015 at 09:35

Alan, would it be possible if I could have a copy of the photo from your original?

Comment by: Alan Wright on 23rd February 2015 at 13:56

No problem, Brian. How do you want to arrange it?

Comment by: Brian on 24th February 2015 at 15:11

Alan, I have included my email with the first response last week.

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