Second World War Kettering – St. Dominic’s School Evacuees (5) Last Day

Last Day of St. Dominic’s School in Kettering, Sunday in July 1943 In 1943 St. Dominic’s school officially returned to London. Mrs Langley threw a party. Mrs Monaghan returned from London for the celebration. L-R. Back Row: Maureen Brass, Fr. Kevin Jones, Miss Sheelah Hynes, Mrs Monaghan. Standing: Christopher O’Flynn, Henry Fitch, Tommy Bradford, Jack […]

Second World War Kettering – St. Dominic’s School Evacuees (4)

St. Dominic’s School in Wartime Kettering L-R. Maud Topping (8 years old), Nellie Topping (4 years old), John Topping (6 years old), Raymond Winters (10 yers old). Photograph 1939/1940 by Miss Hynes Copyright: Permission is granted to reproduce the contents of our archive for personal and educational use only, unless otherwise specified by individual copyright […]

Second World War Kettering – St. Dominic’s Evacuees (3) Mill Hill Station

St. Dominic’s Infant School at Mill Hill Station Teachers: Mrs Monaghan inside carriage looking out and speaking to the porter. Maurice Calnan with coat over arm. Maureen Brass by carriage door looking down. Children: Small group – Margaret Geary (with case), Joan and Betty Geary. Main group – Joan and Teddy Poulson, Selena Lewis, Alan […]

Second World War Kettering – St. Dominic’s School Evacuees (1)

Summer Picnic in Wicksteed Park July/Aug 1940 During the holidays Miss Hynes would take those evacuees who remained in Kettering on special trips. This is in Wicksteed Park July/Aug 1940. L-R. Back Row: Jock Dixey, Derek Walsh, John Winter, Rene Verbrugge. Middle Row: John Verbrugge, Jimmy Bradford, George Coombes. Front Row: John Topping, Tommy Bradford, […]

Second World War Kettering – St. Dominic’s School Evacuees (2)

Summer Picnic in Wicksteed Park July/Aug 1940 During the holidays Miss Hynes would take those evacuees who remained in Kettering on special trips. This is in Wicksteed Park July/Aug 1940. L-R. Back Row: Eileen Gay, Frances Bédat, Irene Goreham. Middle Row: Doreen Walsh, Ann Winter, Michaelina Allocca, Imelda Bartolo. Front Row: Joyce Gay, Betty Bédat, […]