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by Crun
Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Schools and Colleges
Topic: Grammar School Football (Scratch Sixes)
Replies: 6
Views: 2494

Re: Grammar School Football (Scratch Sixes)

stevmag and Allen certainly reflect my memories of scratch sixes in the 1950s. We paid sixpence to sign on as I recall and the pot was shared by the victorious six from the knockout competition. Each game was quite short and all games were watched by the other members of the school from the banks on...
by Crun
Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: General Hastings Chat & Friendly Banter
Topic: Wood Chop - Shop Closing
Replies: 13
Views: 2425

Re: Wood Chop - Shop Closing

In 1953, I went to Hastings Grammar School and was placed in 2J, Tommy Cookson's class in the New Building. I sat next to Vivian Cheshire. During that year we decided to try making a class newspaper. Viv had access to a family typewriter in the shop, which we used in the famous back room where the s...

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