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Updated December 18, 2016 6:46 PM

Photo courtesy of Bolton Archives and Local Studies with permission

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School and Church 1940

Photo from my album taken 2005

The only story I have about my mother's (Jessie Abram/Donkin) time at the school was that during the war, all St Marks Staff were expected to spend some time at the school at night, I think in pairs, as look-outs for air-raids.
She told me that she was pretty much terrified at the time, and only found out later that the Headmaster had been there, unknown to her to keep an eye on these young ladies.
William Donkin Former Teachers Son
Note the chimney near centre, below that was the Headmasters study I remember how warm it was in his study, especially on the couple of invitations I had for the cane.
David. site author Class of 1966.
Not sure if I told you that part of the school (photo taken from same angle as 1940) .the point where the black bin is at the side of the steps, that was used by the octagon theatre as a store room.
Stephen George Robinson Class of 1971

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