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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Most viewed - Tal Handaq 40-50s (1947 - 1959)
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My Mum overlooking Mellieha Bay 195810450 viewsUnspoilt view.1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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Cdr Miles and HRH Princess Elizabeth 19499279 viewsInstructor Captain A. H. Miles, C.B.E.

Captain and Mrs. Miles left Malta on llth May 1958 after an association with the school since 1934.

Captain Miles was on the staff from 1934 to 1940 when the RN school was at Verdala. After the war he re-opened the school in two houses at Ta'Xbiex; supervised the move to Tal Handaq in 1946; re-started the primary school at Verdala in 1949, and remained as Headmaster until January 1951, by when the school had reached 1,000 pupils. Mrs. Miles was Secretary of the school from 1946 to 1952.

As Fleet Instructor Officer, Captain Miles was then Chairman of the Committee for Malta Service Children's Schools from 1953.

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Diana and Elisa Dick c19562567 viewsPeter Evans
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RSA Class 1959.2198 views I am on the right bottom row. Pauline Green is behind me. Geraldine Noller is to my right. Also in the class, is Dawn Fear, Patsy Glover, Heather Hollows, Leslie Leathers, a girl called Kim ? and Rosemary ? and Angela ? Help Please. The form teacher was Mr Stanley.

Photo - Valerie Easter.
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Tal Handaq Girls and Boys in Winter uniform 57-58.1923 viewsAll signatures are on a photo on this site.

jane Banks
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Scouts 19511918 viewsMalcolm ShyklesPrefect
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1808 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

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One name (no longer) wanted1776 viewsMalcom Hill6 commentsPrefect
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More names wanted1647 viewsMalcolm Hill2 commentsPrefect
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Me April 19591623 views...but does anyone know where this is?1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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Jeanette on the Bastion Wall1621 viewsJeanette
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Tal Handaq at Delimara 19561558 viewsjane Banks
Back Row: Dave Edwards. ?. ?. Stan Hill. ?. Jack Stubbs. ?. Roddy Robertson. Taffy Lewis. ?. David Muckart.
Middle Row: ?. ?. Sue Cole. Anne James. Lesley Cole. Norma Leask.
Seated: Jill Watson-Liddel. Jenny Church. Rosemary Richards. ?. Jenny Mclaren. ?. ?.
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Sliema Rooftop 19561383 viewsL-R. ?, Norma Leask, Mrs Cole, Lesley Cole, Sue Cole.
Front. Peter Reynolds. Anyone know where he is?
Someone would like to know!
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2 Names Wanted1370 viewsMalcolm Hill1 commentsPrefect
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Fancy Dress '57 ?1342 viewsTop left,Gail Taench, unknown male, Sheila Grimwood, Graham 'Jack' Stubbs, Geoff Day, Craig Love, Liz Wilkinson, Gordon Campbell.
Front row, Jill Wicken, Bob Trott, Val Bevins, Robin Palmer, unknown girl, and Viv Paynter.
Thanks to Spike Walton for providing names of party goers.
5 commentsjane banks
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Fancy Dress Party '57 ?1340 viewsFrom l-r back row, John Mayes, Mike Eyett, Wendy Scott, Bob Powell, Rita Mayes, Spike Walton, Gillian Shaw, Val Woods, Paul Pond, Joy Sutton .
Sitting front row l-r unknown, unknown, Fag face Bob Blythe, Jill Wicken, Bob Trott and half face of Val Bevins.
Thank you Spike Walton for naming these party goers !
Link to Paul Pond /Jones
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Mellieha Bay 1954 © 1308 viewsGeoff & Angela Bamber with Valerie Fogden
Photo James Donald Bamber.
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Old King Cole1304 viewsMalcolm ShyklesPrefect
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Swimming in Senglea1296 viewsDavid swimming in the harbour with Floriana at back.Jeanette
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More names please1291 viewsMalcolm Hill5 commentsPrefect
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Form 2BG 19531290 viewsHarry Brill Edwards, Ron Colwill , Davis Smith, David Jones, Patricia Cunliffe, George Mullings
Jenny Churcher , Patrick O Keefe, Maureen Palmer, Stuart Hodkinson , David Tucker
J Ballyn, J Greaves, D Sylvester, B Y Steele, M Peters, D Kimpton, Wendy L Clarke, V Freeman
R Daniels, D Finlay, Joan(?) Fountain, A Cox, J Soffe
Kay Clay (form teacher who operated the camera)
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Class 3c 19581273 viewsFrom Dot Hicks. The class teacher was Miss Knight. I am second from the left as you look at the photo. Mary Henderson is on my right, Freida Payne is on her right. Next is Belma Aytek a Turkish girl and the last girl I think was called Eileen.2 commentsPrefect
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On Sliema Beach1269 viewsAmongst others - Felicity Hammond, Robin Hammond, Maryanne Wheeler, Veronica Smith, Christine Collins,
Charlotte Finney, Ann Collins, Roy Hammond.
From Deborah Starkey
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19581243 viewsBehind the bars Roger Tregunno and Henry Cavill. Two girls back to the wall are Olivia Fry and Francis Smith Front row sitting: Jackie Williams,?,Christine Barns,?, Hilary Paynter. I wonder if any of the visitors to your site would be able to name the two?
I'd love to know.
David Harvey
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Pretty Girl on the beach '561241 viewsUnfortunately,I do not know this lady's name .Please help .
jane Banks
Thank you Lesley Ancient for telling me this is Anne Ashworth..
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Form 3A 19511229 viewsPrints available from Malcolm Shykles.Prefect
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Tal Handak 19581211 viewsWith the first of the new Romney Huts.
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Swimming Sports 21198 viewsLesley Cole7 commentsPrefect
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Staff Photo in front of School Hall 1959?1192 views5 commentsjknight
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Margaret Polkinghorne's 15th birthday party1166 viewsMore names needed.5 commentsSheila Evans
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Jackie ? 19561138 views(from America)
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Scouts marching past the Palace1132 viewsMalcolm ShyklesPrefect
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