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hello Batesy I too am very new to this but look forward to reading about your memories of carlton. My husband went to cavvo school &mytwin grandsons went to Wheldon my grand daughter now goes to the accadamy so over 60+years a lot of memories

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Hello dat47 nice to hear from you,look forward to hearing stories from u too.are u living around the area now,?

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Hello again yes all my family live in Carlton we have lived in the same house since we married 46 years ago so have a lot of happy memories & hope a lot more to come.

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Does anyone remember a teacher named Joe Smith,his name keeps coming back to me,but I can't place with certainty exactly who he was,I think he was the head master at cavo when I was there,also a Mr blenkinsop who was the sports teacher,also Walt Disney no less,he was a geography teacher,

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welcome batesy i'm quite a new member me sen Carlton born and bred I remember as a kid going to the shop on carlton hill next to kirks beeroff, it was a grocery shop run by mr. bates if my memory serves me right it was a very long time ago about mid 40's I lived in kirks buildings me sen.

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On 4/14/2014 at 10:17 PM, piggy and babs said:

some of those names are very familiar to me, we had a mr and mrs etches live opposit us on cavendish rd had three chilldren a daughter gill a bit older than me perhaps your age two sons daryl and stephen who were a bit younger than me stephen was killed in a car accident when he was about 18

.sheperds lived on coningsworth just befor the alps opposit the school.

birds lived top of cavo all the lads known as dickie dont think any of them were called richard.

knew a couple of bullimores peter and stephen i think

kirks came from bottom end of cavo or the ones i knew did mrs ivy kirk was still wrighting letters in the evening post well into her 90s.

there were a family of cupits in netherfield might be the same family . sherrats also familiar to me.

Stephen Etches was my father in law's cousin. 

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