dicko

Deering School

Recommended Posts

That name sounds familiar, did they have a shop near Queens drive and a sister who was a good singer that used to appear in local clubs?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 1/1/2018 at 2:55 PM, denshaw said:

Waddo, in your year, Chaz, Mick Grinnion, Pocco, there was a lad with a disfigured face they cruelly called him Popeye, Ralph Reid, Dianne Wing, Mick Plewinski.

Hi My name is Sheila Clements nee Grayson, I remember that boy with the disfigurement, he did it after an accident on the railings on Queens Drive park

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

this is for the guys . if u got caught fighting did u have to go to the gym after school and put the big brown pair of boxing gloves on and sort it.I did with a pupil called Ralph Reid I ended up dislocating my right thump because of the massive gloves great days

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On ‎9‎/‎4‎/‎2019 at 8:13 AM, trevor hillyard said:

this is for the guys . if u got caught fighting did u have to go to the gym after school and put the big brown pair of boxing gloves on and sort it.I did with a pupil called Ralph Reid I ended up dislocating my right thump because of the massive gloves great days

any u guys remember the disco nights in the Grove Tavern on Queens Drive it was in the room on the corner of the pub

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 7/11/2019 at 10:12 AM, trevor hillyard said:

Can I also say I think the chip shop on Wilford road was called Turners

That's the one Trevor, right opposite WJ Furse, the company i started my steeplejack career with.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Trevor,  just noticed your communication about paper rounds at Tomlinsons.  When I was there, which would have been 1961, we had designated rounds, mine was the long one, morning and evening, plus collecting money on a Saturday morning, all for 11bob.  I left Deering in 1962 and their was a guy called Dave Pipes, who lived in Traffic Street,bin my class.

 

Mike.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Michael.You left Deering a while before me but I had a brother there around that time Alan Hillyard.Its got to be the same family off Traffic St.We used to rush from school to get the short round which was Waterway St only but had to go back about 6 oclock to take late papers to the Power station couldnt beat Pipesy tho

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi again Michael .I lived on the same street as Geoff Thornhill.knocked around with his younger brother Mick Boyle.Used to go and watch Geoff play football think it was down Bosworth Rd area the pitches were next to the coal heaps went home filthy

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Trevor, Geoff Thornhill was a very keen footballer, played for the Deering school team, along with Bob Bonser, Ronald Rudge and Bill Readman.  Geoff also played for Clifton Colts, as I recall.  He lived in  Waterway Terrace I think, and he had relatives on both sides.  The Boyle,s I think, were his cousin's, was their a Margaret Boyle?

Ronald Rudge lived in Kinglake Street, and we lived just round the corner in Wilford Road, in the sweet shop next to Haywards.

Can't recall you're brother's name.  Ask him if he remembers Rainford Higgins, a real stand out guy and good athlete.  Or Neil Stone, aka Nellie, he lived in the greengrocers opposite us.

 

Mike.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...