Old Photos From the Plaza School 1930's, 1940's 1950's & 1960's



Believed to be at the Plaza location in 1936. 2nd row 2nd left is Joyce Reynolds (nee Barrett )



Romsey Plaza School (cowsheds) during the war, 1942. If you look carefully you can see tapes across  the window panes ready for any bomb blasts.








Romsey Secondary School 1948

Romsey Secondary School at The Plaza. Pupils & teachers 1948




At the Romsey Town FC ground in Mill Lane, Romsey















Mr Waller (HM) P Cooper, J Quantick, K Watkinson, J Haskell, M Blackwell, R Vidlar, Mr Don Smith

A Mundy, E Mason, D White, R Newman, R Taylor and A Bundy.

Does anyone know if any of the above still live locally?



Romsey Secondary School At The Plaza Pupils & Teachers 1954


In this photo

Beryl Clouder, Gloria Powell, Pat Woods, Pat Harding, Pauline Foote, Zena Emmerson, Doreen Knapper, Valerie Chacksfield, Sheila White, Hazel Thomas, Pam Gritt, Marianne Firby, Judy Crane, Janet Newman, Joey Cooke, Mavis Green, Ann Noble, Wendy Blackmore, Sally-Ann Keeping, Carol Levy, Janet Cooper, Bridget O' Sullivan, Sheila Tongs, Gwen Dixon, Ann  Mundy, Pam Shepherd, Rita Crombie, Christine Eldridge, Sheila Randall, Wendy Bush, Rosemary Morrel, Doreen Johnson, Doreen Charlewood, Celia Osman, Molly Irvine, Jackie Cooke, Stephanie ?, Norma Olden, Pam Rogers, Margaret Gritt, Vera Kitcherside, Sylvia Ellsworthy, Barbie Day, Judy Simpson, Barbara Nielson, Carol Philpott, Pat Tizard, Maureen Webb, Maureen Chandler


In this photo

Maureen Chandler, Ann Trembath, June Radcliffe ?, Pat Spring, Julie Tubb, Margaret Crabb, Sheila Hood, Bette Johnson, Marion ?, Marion Parker, Margaret Neilson, Gill Dawkins, Hazel Grayer, Sheila Bartlett, Ann Cardy, Irene Waude, ? Gritt, Gill Ellsbury, Sally Cooke, Melita Barlow, ? Crombie, Pat Gritt, Ruth Foster, Janet White, Louise Wyatt, Cynthia Blackmore, Brenda Bartlett, Sheila Walvin, Janet Hobbs, ?, Eileen Riglar, Beryl Flux, Valerie Johnson, Joan Smetham, Sylvia Bryant, Vivienne Holloway, Suzanne Wilkins, Pat Mason, ? Bloomfield, Pam Clarke, Joyce Blake, Sheila Rendall, Pat Flux, Miss Alison, Jackie Brooks, Barb Thornton, Margaret King, Mr. Glover, Sally Pitt, Pam Elkins


In this photo

Betty Aldred, Sheila Bobbitt, Miss Plumer, Pam White, Maureen Tubb, Phyllis Moody, Carol Kelly, Jeanette Christopher, Mr. Don Smith, Shirley Kidwell, Mary Badminton, Sheila Bartlett, Diane Cornwall, Sheila Brett, Sheila Anderson, Miss Stannard, Sheila Cooper, Ann Parker, Doris Payne, Susan Gossman, Margaret Ives, Mr. Waller, Ron Tongs, Roy ( Jacobs) Romsey, Tom Coakley, Mr. Cudmore, Peter Hancock, Bob Randles, Mike Thomas, John West, John Ellsworthy, Ray Payne, ? Biddlecombe, Miss Barendt, Dennis Cole, Melvyn Hazel, John Jarvis, Peter Roud ?, Mr. Moore, Terry Cardy, Chris Levy, Roger Courtney, Les Bax, Miss Martin, David Macey, Robin Townsend, Ivor Ward, Mr. Gothard, Tony Crane, Sonny Doling



In this photo

Bill Newell, Nyron Stewart, Paddy Weedon, John Hood, Roger Pearce, Dave Harris, ? Vanderplank, Michael Batchelor, Dave Thick, Wesley Thomas, Allan Joy, Ron Green, Brian Waterman, Ray ( dickie ) White, John Davies, ? Barrett, Ray Coakley, Robin Foote, Mick Sheen, Mick Sheehan, Alan Rowe, Ray Watkinson, John Cooper, Maurice Austin, Robbie Bartlett, Chris Murphy, Don Dittrich, (1st above 1954), Norman Norris, Vaughn, (Palmerston House), Rusty Cardy, Michael Pearce, Ray (Gabby) Mainstone, Derek Elcock ?, Les Taylor, ? Bartlett, Tony Smith, Len Levy, Everest., Dennis Perry, Peter McCormick, Derek Roberts




Standing:- Ivor Ward, Pat Thornton, Bernie Moore, Valerie Scurlock, David Martin, ?, David Macey, ? and Chris Levy.

Seated:- Norman Blackmore (with crown), Rosalie Relf and Janet Cooper

"Pyramus and Thisbie" School Play Xmas 1955



Outing To Earls Court 1955

Back Row:- Brian Barter, Ann Cardy, Mike Curtis, Pam Shepherd, Neville Wilson, Valerie Johnson, Janet Brace, Bob Randles, John Glasspool, Roger Fordham and Dennis Cole

Front Row:- ?, Sylvia Milsom, Paddy Glister, Janet Cooper and Don Dittrich


Some of the old buildings at the Plaza school






Plaza School Pupils 1956

Margaret King, Pam Sheppard, Suzanne Wilkins, Beryl Flux

and Shelia Bobbett Shelia Irvine and Ann Cardy


Romsey Secondary School At The Plaza Pupils & Teachers 1957








Kath Levy Pat Milsom School Group Pic Taken 1957

School Group Photo Taken 1957

Front Row, Pat Milsom 1st left, Jennifer Dowling 3rd left, Jill Smith (teacher) centre and Kath Levy 2nd from right. Do you recognise anybody?
Centre Row, Far right is Pamela Thompson


 4t Class 1957


Mike Curtis, Neville Wilson, John Pragnell and Roy Jacobs

Ian Williams, Melvyn Hazel and Chris Levy




4t Class 1958


G. Packham, Paul Wheeler, Pete Hall, Gordon Whatley

Derek Wells, Tony Newbury, Mick Weedon, Barry Burtt & Chris Purver.



All the school teachers at newly built Secondary School, Priestlands, Romsey 1960. (Sue Oates photo)