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1) Graham Hale 
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Monday, 15 October 2018 23:03 Write a comment

I lived in Folkestone from 1952 until 1961. I moved from Dover when my parents bought a new house in Wear Bay Road. I attended St Nicholas School in Wiltie Gardens. It was a private school with around 90 pupils (it is now a nursery school). I would like to find anybody still residing in the area who attended the school. I left in 1960. I moved to Hythe and attended Brockhill Secondary School in Hythe for a year before I moved with my Father to London. I remember the Head Mistress was Miss Squires (also taught Music), there were teachers called Miss Fry (Taught Art and English) and Miss Williams(Taught us Geography) and Miss Nicholls(taught us French) who lived in the adjacent house to the school. I really enjoyed my time there and learned so much with excellent teachers. We used to go to Radnor Park for sports playing Cricket & Rounders as I remember. I have a school photo taken in the Garden at the rear of the house; I could scan and send this for the site if you think it would be appropriate.

Other memories are the Department stores Bobby's and Plummer's. There was also Rowlands Rock in Tontine Street (I went to school with one of their children).

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Helen Williamson Sunday, 17 February 2019 10:19
I too went to St Nicholas. My name then was Helen Hills. I remember so well the teachers you mention.
Miss Frye gave me tennis lessons and Miss Squire also taught #@*%!ure.
I was so happy there.
I went on to go to Dover Grammar for Girls.
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