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 […]

St. Aloysius Convent School Tennis Club, Kettering

During the Second World War, Fr. Jones arranged a number of Youth Clubs for the evacuee children of the parish; this included a tennis club.

Fr. Kevin Jones

Fr. Kevin Jones November 1942

Fr. Kevin Jones, November 1942

Fr. Kevin Jones January 1941

Fr. Kevin Jones, January 1941

St. Edward’s Kettering by an Evacuee. 1939 – 1945 – Roisin Toole

Roisin Toole (née Carney) was evacuated to Kettering at the beginning of the Second World War with St. Aloysius’ Convent School. We are grateful to her for her account of life experienced as an evacuee attached to our parish.   St. Aloysius Convent School, in front of St. Peter and Paul Parish church (Anglican), September […]