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1910/11 - Infants

1910/11 Infants-


1915 - Girlschool

1915


1920’s - Girlschool


1920’s

1949 - Who is the mysterious girl in the window?


1950


1950 - Football Team


1950 - Netball Team

1950’s - Girls Sports Day


1970’s - Me in the third row, third from the right (Nice Hair!)


1980’s?


1980’s - Christine Roberts


1980’s?


1980’s - Old Infants School

1975/76 - Football Team (What was I doing wearing Manchester United socks!)


1976/77 - Football Team

(The ball was like kicking a lump of lead, the shirts were years old but I always used to look forward to playing! Tiger & Scorcher, Shoot and Look-in days!


1931


1980’s - Old Infants School


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1912 Rhostyllen Infants Council School “Full Timers”


1947/48 Rhostyllen School


1953 Rhostyllen School Secondary Modern


1954 Rhostyllen School Infants

1954 Rhostyllen School Infants “Nap Time”


1957 Rhostyllen School Secondary Modern


Rhostyllen School Photographs

1936


1911

1936 - Rhostyllen Infants School Band

Back row, Surname Frances, Wilfred ( Esless), No 3?, Eldon Williams, No5?, Lily Weir, Vera Morgan. Middle row, Vic Sear, Arthur Griffiths, Philip Owen, Audrey Weager, Charlie Williams, No6?, Godfrey Evans, Kath Rowlands, Willy Thomas.  

Front row,  Vera Hutchinson, Mary Baker, Lillian Williams, Joan Naylor, Eluned Jones, Gwen Evans, Gwyneth Evans, Joan Roberts, Doreen Massey.  Conductor, Gordon Jones.

1911/12 - Rhostyllen Infants School (Full Timers)

Circa early 1900’s - Possibly the opening day of Rhostyllen Infants school ?

Circa early 1900’s - Possibly the opening day of Rhostyllen Girls School ?


1959/1960

BACK ROW  L TO R  BARRY LEWIS  ( ? )  MICHAEL JONES  GLYN ELLIS  DAVID

ROBERTS  GORDON WHITBY  BRIAN JAUNCEY  DAVID SAMUEL  ( ? )  DAVID

THOMAS  DAVID JONES  RYLAND ROBERTS.

MIDDLE ROW L TO R  ( ? )  ELAINE RILEY  ( ? )  PAT ROBERTS  ANN

WILLIAMS  JOAN KEENAN  MAUREEN JONES  KATH HUGHES  BERYL COOPER.

FRONT ROW L TO R  ( SHEILA ? )  MARGERY WOOLEY  DOROTHY HARPER  SYLVIA

ELLIS  ANN WILLIAMS  ( ? )  BARBARA HAMER.

1960 - 61


1953 - Rhostyllen Secondary Modern School Football Team

1960 - Rhostyllen School Football Team

Circa 1980 - School Sports Day

Circa early 1950’s - Rhostyllen School Football Team

1950’s - Rhostyllen School

Back row: B.Morgan, T.Jones, T.Evans, A.Jones, T.Arnold, T.Williams, V.Thomas

Front row: D.Williams, C.Williams, G.Hughes, T.Williscroft, J.Clutton


Back row (1) J.Povah, B.Burke, D.Lewis, V.Thomas, G.Hughes

(2) J.Edwards, T.Arnold, A.Abraham, M.Roberts, C.Morris, D.Jones, B.Hughes

(3) H.Jones, C.Rowlands, Miss Smith, F.Nicholas, K.Jones

Front seated: D.Gilbert, D.Lloyd, J.Clutton, D.Williams


1970 Rhostyllen School Football Team

Back row: Neil Hughes (killed in action in the Falklands War), Martin Thomas, Phil Roberts, Alan Jones, Paul Cooper, Les Austin, Brian Badwick

Front row: Steve Price, Colin Jones, Steve Downward, Tony Challoner, Melvyn Roberts, John Hignett


1971 Rhostyllen School Football Team

Back row: Dai Roberts, Kelvin Morgan, Keith Thomas, Brian Badwick, Paul Brown, Phillip Taylor.


Front row: Colin Denny, Tony Williams, Phil Roberts, Phillip Stevenson, Mark Jones, Martin Williams


1971 Rhostyllen School Football Team

Back row: Mark Jones, Paul Brown, Brian Badwick, Kelvyn Morgan, Jeremy Evans (emigrated to Australia), Phillip Stevenson


Front row: Keith Thomas, Tony Williams, Phil Roberts, Dai Roberts, Colin Denny


1970’s Rhostyllen School Rugby Team

1980’s - Rhostyllen School

1977 - Rhostyllen School Sports Day

1980 - Rhostyllen School

1980 - Rhostyllen School at Christmas

1974/75 - Rhostyllen School

1974/75 - Rhostyllen School


Back row - Robert Lodwick, Christopher Hughes, Ervil ? ('Sir', teacher), Ian Jones, Carl Pemberton, Kevin Roberts


Middle row - Nigel Cooper, Christopher Evans, Grant Jones, Michael Jones, Mark Williscroft, Andrew Hughes


Front row - Keith Williams, Gary Lee Williams, Melvin Williams


   Fourth row: Gerald Bradley, Andrew Haynes, Victor Thomas, Paul Pritchard, Richard Tressidar, Michael Turner,James Anthony Ingram,Joseph Worthington, David Powis (R.I.P), Carl Hughes, Mark Sears. Third row: John Roberts, Kevin Jones, Shaun Roberts, Lynn Leonarde, Helen Youd, Faye Evans, Lynn Williams, Victor Davies,   Henry Rees, Michael Taylor. Second row: Janet Lamoth, Karen Hewitt, Marie Wright, Sarah Morgan, Tracy Jones (R.I.P), Trudy Mayers, Lucinda Mottram (R.I.P), Jayne Williscroft, Maxine Thomas, Lynn      Griffiths. First row: Mark Jones, Barry Rowlands, Mark Jones, Barry Cooper, Kevin Thomas, Mark Blower (R.I.P), David Pritchard, Graham Williams, Philip Sandford.


1951 Rhostyllen School Netball Team

1951 Rhostyllen School

1955 Rhostyllen School Football Team

1978 Rhostyllen School

1949 Rhostyllen School Football Team

1959 Rhostyllen Secondary Modern School Football Team

Back row: Cyril Jones, Ernie Williams, Eric Jones, Glyn Cooper, Bryan Badwick, Arthur Simpkins, G.Williams.

Front row: Brian Worthington, Derek Jones, Georgie Evans, Bryn Blower, Cliff Sear

1975 - Rhostyllen School

Teachers: Mrs Williams (L) and Mrs Jones (R)

Back Row: Lorraine Harrison, Andrew Williams, Kevin Davies, Carl Thomas, Stuart Williams, Geraint Price, Lisa Evans

Third Row: Sean Denovan (RIP), Helen Jones, Christopher Cooper, Karen Morgan, Steven Baker, Sean Broad, Philip Steen.

Second Row: Tracey Stevenson, Susanne Jones, Alison Jones, Joanne Dodd, Sharon Morgan, Lisa Jones, Nicola Powis, Michelle Pritchard.

Front Row: Elizabeth Jones, Ann Thompson, Andrew Williams, Paul Stevenson, Darren Jones, Gary Haynes, Alison Ellis, Donna Edwards.

1970’s - School Field

1949/50 Rhostyllen School

Back row: David Riley, Elaine Edwards, Tudor Williams, Kathleen Williams, Malcom Hughes, Keith Jones,

Next row: ?, Raymond Keenan, Graham Norgrove, ?, Barry ?, Barry ?, ?, Tessa Hewitt, Isabel Hoosen, Brian Hughes

Next row: Mary Jones, John Humphreys, Terry Williams, Jimmy Clays, Tony Williscroft, Jean Oldfield, ?, Graham Walker

Front row: Stanley Jones, Oriel Woolham, Freda Baker, Eleanor Jones, Gwyneth Leadbetter, Gareth Williams, Stuart Hughes

Photograph and names kindly supplied by Bob Leadbetter.