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Church on Parbold Hill
Photo: dk
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Church on Parbold Hill circa 1958 on a very good day

Comment by: jean mcpherson nee crane on 22nd March 2008 at 23:37

got married to my first hubby in 1968 in this church

Comment by: Sandra James (nee Watkinson) on 17th June 2015 at 09:11

Used to walk from the village to this school every morning in the 50's and very early 60's and then back home at night. All my family have been baptised, married and buried at Parbold Church

Comment by: Frank Goodwill on 15th February 2016 at 14:45

Went to this school from 1950 to 1958 when it closed as a senior school and all the pupils over 11 years of age were transfered to Shvington secondary modern.Miss Alty was headmistress,other teachers mrs Ward,there was a male teacher as well but cannot remember his name,he died from cancer.when miss Alty retired in about 1957 Mr Hughes became headmaster.It must have been a good school because three of the first four headboys at Shevington sec mod where from this school

Comment by: frank goodwill on 21st August 2016 at 14:52

class of 1957.Victor,Trevor,Ivor Swarbrick.David Fairhurst.Colin Ashcroft.Stuart Watkinson.Keith Ashcroft.Robert Pye.Norman Hogarth.Irene Bentham.Hilda Monks.Joan Brown.Murial Morgan,Marian Morgan.Christine Twist.Maureen Wilkins.Patricia Galloway.Where are they now?

Comment by: Deborah Sowerby (Dowding) on 16th July 2017 at 22:19

Hello Sandra. I think you may have known my mum's family. Doris and Cecil Brown, my mum Audrey and her sister Joan. They lived at Fairhurst Farm on the way up to Hilldale. Mum is eighty five now and still going strong!

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