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, […]

Memories of St. Edward’s Kettering by Maureen Brass

Maureen Brass was a teacher evacuated to Kettering at the beginning of the Second World War with St. Dominics Infant School. We are grateful to her for an account of life experienced as an adult evacuee attached to our parish and for photographs she has been able to supply from St. Dominic’s School archives. This […]