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Windle Pilkington Infants/Juniors Primary - Waterloo Street

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annie1, BARB & MAC, Billycat, Clancy, cunners53, Honey, johnny demo junior, ladypen, suzanne,


26476 posts
Wed, 23 Feb 2011, 13:03.

The top floor of that school was the "Food Office" in the war-time and immediate post-war 1940s where people used to get their hand-outs of orange juice, rose-hip syrup, powdered milk and cod-liver oil. The free facility was later moved to a single-storey prefabricated building in Fenton? Street near the bottom of Boundary Road

johnny demo junior

2 posts
Sat, 31 Dec 2011, 8:30.

Lot's of great memories of this place, Mr cannon was head master, Mr foy was caretaker, Mrs Harvey was my teacher, and we had 2 old darlins as dinner ladies, Mrs johnston who i think is still alive, and Mrs taylor. Great memories.

John Bonney

8 posts
Wed, 28 Mar 2012, 16:54.

Couple of floors were used as an annex for Central modern


9 posts
Fri, 27 Apr 2012, 15:38.

Mac writing, can't remember the h/master when I started but rember a Mr Smeltzer taking over the position as I left.


2 posts
Fri, 27 Jul 2012, 20:33.

Mr Simcox was headmaster and his wife taught there too. I remember Mrs Prince, Mrs Bates, Mrs Little and Mr Cook. I do remember Mr Smeltzer as well. went to Port Erin on the Isle of Man for a school holiday. Played on the roof. Had cookery lessons on an upper floor.
When it was knocked down I got one of the brown glazed bricks that lined the stairwells as a souvenir.


4 posts
Sat, 28 Dec 2013, 13:51.

Mr. Smeltzer was head teacher while I was there. Mr.Simcox used to take us up to Queens Rec Park to Play football in two trips in his car packed in like sardines. We also used to play cricket on the roof, the wickets where stuck in a wooden block. Very happy days.


2 posts
Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 22:40.

Had two great holidays in the isle of man with this school. Remember Mrs. Prince as my first teacher and having a nap in the afternoon

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