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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

Memories of the Royal Naval School, Malta, 1947 - 1978.


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Congrats to Gillian and Trevor Ricketts. Fifty-five years of wedded bliss.68 viewsGillian writes - Today (3rd July) we are celebrating our EMERALD WEDDING ANNIVERSARY (55 years - I know!!!). Fortunately for Trev I am not a fan of expensive jewellery and I couldn't think of anything of anything green to give him so we have decided that, when Covid 19 departs (and it will), we will take a celebratory trip to the Emerald Isle!! It is strange that, having travelled a lot in our lifetimes, we have never been to Ireland. That will be something to look forward to. In the meantime we will celebrate the day with something alcoholic shared with good friends. Happy anniversary, darling Trev xxxxx Martin Powell
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Mr Tom Knight - Staff 1951 - 1963638 viewsWith Mr & Mrs Shepheard and Mrs Joan Knight.Prefect
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Mrs DM Gard School Secretary 1958 - 1961524 viewsSummer cruise to Barcelona on RFA Wave Sovereign.
Pam Gard
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Staff 1977654 views1st Row: A. McHardy; P. Allen; G. Gordon; S. Singleton; M. Sherwin, Sen. Mistress; Cdr. G.D. Stubbs, Headmaster; Lt. Cdr. D. Neild, Dep. Headmaster; Lt. Cdr. A. Richards; W. Lewington; T. Ricketts.
2nd Row: A. Nelson; N. Ash; Mr. Pawley; M. Caseley; Mr. Bezzina; J. Rae; L. Curtis; D. Gray; S. Beckett; I. Dickinson; M. Spray; H. Wilson; M. Loughran.
3rd Row: Mr. Aquilina; S. Camilleri; B. Charnley; K. Patterson; L. Shone; D. McGrath.
4th Row: H. Ritchie; J. Hughes; I. Kesketh; G. Davey; A. Latham; M. Turner; C. Laing.
5th Row: J. Slide; B. Whewell;K. Winn; L. Finnis; M. Holland; P. Goss.
6th Row: F. Kitson; B. Leonard; B. Woollanas; J. Bonner; D. Walker; C. Christmas.
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Staff 1976831 viewsFRONT ROW: Sylvia Beckett; Brian Leonard; Norah Ash; Mavis Turner; Barry Whewell; Stephen Singleton; Margaret Sherwin; Commander Derek Stubbs; Lt. Cdr. David Nield; Lt. Cdr. Tony Richards; Margaret Loughran; Jennifer Rae; Lesley Shone; Trevor Ricketts.
SECOND ROW: Barrie Menhams; Colin Christmas; Frank Kitson; Kenneth Winn; Imelda Dickinson; Moira Clarke; Marjorie Clark; Laurence Bezzina; Michael Caseley; Anne Nelson; Hilary Hill; Michael Newton; Carl Hancock; Brian Charnley; Martin Holland; Helen Wilson; David Taylor; Charles Laing; Ian Hesketh.
BACK ROW: John Clemens; Sandra Camilleri; Jeffrey Bonner; Judith Stansfield; Philip Allen; Linda Curtis; June Lattimer; Gerald Davey; Alan Latham; Lew Finnis; John Hughes; Hugh Ritchie; Paul Goss; Robert Woolams; James Slide.
ABSENT: Marian Spray; Walter Lewington; Diane Scott.
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Miss M. Sherwin444 viewsSenior Mistress 1975 - 1978
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Carol Morrison ©1142 viewsTaking photo of Miss Yule's plaque.
See Plaque.
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In memory of Miss Jaqueline Yule 1908 – 19881125 viewsShe rests in the cemetery of St Lawrence Parish Church (Vittoriosa/Birgu) which is located in St Edward Street (Cottonera) between Fort Salvatore and St Edward’s College, opposite the rear of De La Salle College.
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Miss Jaqueline Yule544 viewsStaff 1949 – 1971 (Senior Mistress & Head of English)
Photo provided by her nephew Michael Brufal.
Random Memories
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Joan Sanderson568 viewsPlayed "Miss Ewell" in Please Sir
(LWT 1968-1972).
Was that just a coincidence?
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Lt Cdr David Nield767 viewsDHM 1974 -1978Prefect
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Staff 19751230 viewsFront Row: Hugh Ritchie, Imelda Dickinson, Chloe Singleton, Stephen Slngleton, Lt. Cdr. David Nield, Commander G.D. Stubbs, Pamela Smith, Lt. Cdr. Tony Richards, Sylvia Beckett, James Hobson.
Second Row: Charles Aquilina, Sandra Camilleri, Moira Clarke, Carmel Walsh, Michael Caseley, Joyce Walden, Judith Stansfleld, Sue Lynk. Laurence Bezzina, John Treeby.
Third Row: Kenneth Winn, John Naylor, Barrie Menhams, David Ditcham, Jerry Phillips, Hilary Hill, Norah Ash, Rosemary Leighton. Helen Wilson.
Fourth Row: Philip Allen, Frank Kitson, June Lattimer, Rolbert Woolams, Lew Finnis, Mavis Turner, Marian Spray, Alan Latham.
Back Row: Peter Wright, John Clemens, John Hughes, Carl Hancock Jeffrey Bonner, James Glover, Barrie Jones, Brian Leonard, David Walker, Michael Newton.
Absent: Susan Finnis, David Taylor, Trevor Ricketts.

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Mr John Lowe1387 viewsStaff 1961 - 1964
As seen recently on the BBC.
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Mr. A.P. Allen544 viewsAs Sykes in Oliver! 1973.hnritchie
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Trevor Ricketts & Rob Ward1772 viewsOliver! 1973.hnritchie
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The Band, Oliver! 1973931 viewsJudith Stansfield, Jeff Bonner, Barrie Menhams & Bob Woollams.2 commentshnritchie
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Mr Trevor Ricketts485 viewsStaff 1968 - 1978Prefect
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Lt Cdr Jack Cottam583 viewsDeputy Head 1969 - 19741 commentsPrefect
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Commander GD Stubbs690 viewsHeadmaster 1974 - 1978Prefect
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Commander Mike Law600 viewsFarewell photo 1974.1 commentsPrefect
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TH Staff544 viewsDining at Aunty Lou's camp at Ghajn Tuffieha.Prefect
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Doris490 viewsMiss Lister / Mrs Dewstowe in Rome 1963.
Staff 1958 - 1968
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Mr Ron Fuller550 viewsStaff 1957 -1966
Barbara Miller
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Staff 19741282 viewsFRONT ROW : David Taylor, Mavis Turner, Stephen Singleton,, Lt. Cdr. J. Cottam, Cdr. M.F. Law, Pamela Smith, Lt. Cdr. C. McCafferty, Brian Leonard, Trevor Ricketts.
SECOND ROW : Moira Clarke, Imelda Dickinson, Carmel Walsh, Maureen Whittle, Joyce Walden, Hilary Hill, Michael Caseley, Judith Stansfield, Sylvia Beckett, James' Hobson, Charles Aquilina, John Treeby.
THIRD ROW : Laurence Bezzina, John Naylor, Hugh Ritchie, Norah Ash, Margaret MacKay, Kenneth Winn, Merilyn Manley-Harris, Rosemary Leighton, James Glover, Elizabeth Cole, Carl Hancock.
FOURTH ROW : Jeffrey Bonner, John Clemens, Alan Latham, June Lattimer, Lewis Finnis, David Ditcham, Barrie Menhams, Robert Woolams, Ronald Ransom, Michael Newton.
BACK ROW : Frank Kitson, Robert Ward, Barrie Jones, Philip Allen, David Walker, Peter Wright.
ABSENT : Miss Mary Spray, Miss Helen Wilson, Miss Sandra Camilleri.
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Cdr MF Law568 viewsHeadmaster 1970 - 19742 commentsPrefect
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Staff 1968-69708 viewsPrefect
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Miss McMeeking © 2135 viewsOn a rooftop overlooking the garden of Villa Guardamangia 1957.5 commentsPrefect
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Captain HC Malkin508 viewsHeadmaster 1966 - 1970
Also the first OIC Schools, Malta & Naples.
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Commander George Coupe524 viewsDeputy Head 1965 - 19682 commentsPrefect
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Mr Edward Plant BEM442 viewsSchool Warden 1950 -1968Prefect
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Industrial Staff 1965583 viewsPrefect
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Staff 1965621 viewsPrefect
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