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Richard White's 1977 Re-union of Normanby School Class of 1914

Evening Gazette: Normanby School Class Reunion

     Richard White's School Class Reunion 1977 Newspaper Article
Transcript of text from above article:-
    Richard White remembered the friends he made in his days at Normanby School, even though he moved thousands of miles away from them to Miami, Florida.
  So when he came over for a visit to his native town he hoped that he would meet a few of them to talk over their schooldays.
  But the class of 1914 planned a surprise of their own for their old pal. They organised a reunion in the school building - now used as a community centre - where they had spent so many hours together.
  More than 20 of the boys and girls he used to play with in his years at school from about 1914, turned up to chat about the old days.
  "And a lot of them I haven't seen since I went to America more than 30 years ago" said Mr. White with his wife, Evelyn, and friends. "It has been a wonderful surprise."
  Mr. White and his wife, who came from South Bank, are staying with another friend, Mrs. Dora Gull, at 6 Ayton Crescent, Eston for their month-long visit.

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The class of 1914 in front of Normanby School (August 1977)

     Richard White's School Class Re-union 1977 Richard White Evelyn White Honeywell Harry Curry Brown ??? lady?? Dora Gull Phoebe Crow nee Bird Sid Russel Kilvington Halsey Almond Eddie Richardson Artie Davison aka Artie Bacon Art Snowdon ??? man??? Mead? - Spencer?? hidden W.Snowdon?? Jack Richardson Eric Kirton Mrs Garbut                           [Point cursor at the person in photo above for a pop-up showing their name as below!]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Mrs Garbut
---------------------------------------------------------------------------Eric Kirton
--------------------------------Mead ----------Spencer ----W. Snowdon ----Jack Richardson
-------------------Halsey ----Almond ----Eddie Richardson ----Artie Davison aka Artie Bacon --Art Snowdon
H. Curry ----------------Brown ------------------Jack Barker --------Dora Gull --Phoebie Crow (nee Bird)--------Sid Russel --Kilvington
------------------------------------------------------------------ -------------------------------------------------------------Honeywell
---------------------------------------------------Richard & Evelyn White
   [Correction from Jack Ryan: Phoebe Crow (nee Bird) was originally named incorrectly as Minnie Bird - see Message Board]
   [Correction from Pamela Hill: Artie Davison was originally named as Art Bacon
                              (sometimes he was sometime called Artie Bacon) - see Message Board]

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Normanby School Standard 6 Class 1914

     Richard White's School Standard 6 Class 1914 Richard White Eric Kirton Mr.Arnold Jack Standley, Teacher Mr.Raybold, Headmaster John (Jack) Bean                          [Point cursor at the person in photo above for a pop-up showing their name as below!]
                Teachers: Mr.Raybold, Headmaster (in the straw hat) and Mr.Arnold Jack Standley [see Message Board]
                Back row: extreme left - Richard White, extreme right - Eric Kirton
                Harry Bean is in the photograph, but I cannot identify him.
                I estimate childrens ages to be 11 years
                Front row: 4th from right - John (Jack) Bean [addition by his son John Bean - see Message Board]

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Normanby School Standard 3 Class 1909

     Richard White's School Standard 3 Class 1909
                Teacher: Ada Bacon [correction to Mabel Bacon by Pam Hill (nee Crosby)
                                                                                  - Mabel's sister Ada was a dairy-maid.       See Message Board]
                Top row: Geo.Cowell, Sid Russel, Rold.Prince, Robt.Atkinson, Arthur Linney, Dick White
                2nd row: Joe Renaldson, Harry Wing, Jim Priest, Bert Newman
                3rd row: ???, Amy Armitage, Ethel Hodgson, Ivy Findley, ???, ???
                Front row: ???, Ada North, ???, Isabel Westgarth
                I estimate childrens ages to be about 8 years.

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