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Inter-Schools mixed relay 1953, Cartwright Trophy, June Frisby, Elizabeth Brassington, ?,?, Peter Spooner


Inter-house athletics on the school field (late 1950s)


Inter-house athletics on the school field (late 1950s)

Among the staff are Mr Walker (in the cap) and Mr Bacon and Mrs Bosworth on the right.


1958 Commonwealth Games baton relay.  This was the first time that the baton was relayed around the country carrying a message from H.M. Queen before the games, which that year were held in Cardiff.  The baton was carried across Nuneaton by Manor Park sixth formers, Darrell Dunning, Maurice Gibbs, Peter Bennett, ?, ?, Lowe.

Manor Park 3   Shoreditch College 2

Newspaper photographs of the two teams involved in the Shoreditch College (Manor Park old boys) v Manor Park School football match.

The team and the game was organised by then third year college student Darrel Dunning and played on the Tomkinson Road recreation ground, on what would have been the college's last day of term in December 1963.

At the time there were no less than twelve Manor Park old scholars at the college, two in their third year and four in each of the first and second years. 

We have names for everyone except the uniformed person is standing at the back on the right of the school team, carrying a linesman's flag.  Please contact me if you can name him.


This photograph was taken in about 1970. It seems to be an informal form photograph. The teacher in the middle of the back row is art teacher Mr. John Checketts.  If you can name any of the pupils, or give an accurate date, please contact me.

Members of Manor Park GS Athletics Team 1971 triumphant in just about every category in Nuneaton Schools Athletics in 1971