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Peckham Peckham Secondary School for Girls  

Hello from New Zealand. I was at Peckham Secondary School for Girls in the 1950s. The school was divided into three separate houses in in three buildings -
Rye House, Sumner House and Denmark House. I wa at Rye House. Miss M. D. Clarke was Head, with three assistant heads for each house. I loved that school. I was Delia Wellington, my 'best friend' was Valerie Beere. Staff I remember are Mrs. Mutch, Mrs. Hepplewhite,Miss Wade, Mrs. Gascoigne, Miss Barrett, Miss Cooper. I have lived in New Zealand since I was 18, and own a 16 acre stag property in the ranges south-west of Whangarei (in the North Island's sub-tropical Northland province). I would dearly love to get in touch with Valerie Beere and any other girls who were in Miss Cooper's form during the early 1950s. Contact  Mail-me  please.

Post reply -->London Peckham Delia McRill 14 Jul
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Peckham  

I was at Peckham early 50's and remember all of these names. The year I joined Miss Cooper was on an American exchange and we had an American teaching us maths. When Miss cooper got back she was horrified by how little we had learned. Our form mistress was Mrs Watson who taught R.E.THe head girl was Margaret Snow.Of course Miss Wade was a New Zealander and she told me Iwould never learn to play tennis and she would never be able to teach me. You're right it was agreat school. We were in Whangarei in 2006 and found it a great place to be. I was Maureem Gornall.

Post reply -->London Peckham Maureen Curd 15 Oct
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Peckham  

hi, I use to look after val, in huntleigh retirement home in wellington, she passed away in 2000, I loved her so much, she was such a laugh, and her tipple was brandy, and once she had a couple of those, she would ring her bell constantly, and then laugh, naughty is the word to describe val, and the stories she would tell me about her life, just wow., wish i knew her now to appreciate it all but i was in my early 20s, and i think thats why she loved me as i could tell her everything i had been up to in the weekend.

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Peckham Hi There  

I too was at Peckham secondary, I was in Denmark House. Were you still there when we all joined into one building in Peckham ?
I have not had any luck tracking anyone else that went to any of the schools at all unfortunately.

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Peckham Hi There  

I was at Peckham School, Rye House in 1956. From there we moved over to the new comprehensive across the road, 1958? I was in South Block, Yellow staircase, cann't remember the number of the classroom but our form teacher was Mrs Roberts. Miss Clark was the Head Mistress. I left in April 1960 but I did go on the school trip to Germany in the August of 1960.

Post reply -->London Peckham Brenda Wright 13 Jul
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Peckham  

I was at Denmark house I remember mrs solan headmistress and we had a pets corner in the playground I left in. 1955 my name then was June Adkins my best friend was Maureen sparked would love to hear from u.

Post reply -->London Peckham Mrs June scully 26 Jan
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Peckham  

I was at Denmark house I remember mrs solan headmistress and we had a pets corner in the playground I left in. 1955 my name then was June Adkins my best friend was Maureen sparked would love to hear from u.

Post reply -->London Peckham Mrs June scully 26 Jan
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Peckham  

I was at Denmark house from 1950u til I left in 1955 I was very happy there my best friend was Maureen sparkes I left just before it went I to one school in Peckham but I do remember seeing the plans for the other one would love to hear from anyone my name was June Adkins my e mail is  Mail-me  many thanks

Post reply -->London Peckham June scully 30 Jan
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Peckham  

I also went to Denmark House in the 1950s I left in 1957 they were happy days my teacher was called Miss Beryl Green and Miss Abrahams was the head would love yo hear from anyone who remembers me y name was Moreen Crandon

Post reply -->London Peckham chadwickmoreen1@gmail.com 9 Aug
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Peckham peckham manor class 1982  

i attended this school.

wanted to know if any one remembers me

my name is yunes al- khoee from iran

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Post reply -->London Peckham yunes al- khoee 13 Jul
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Peckham  

what year did you attend? your name sounds fimaliar

Post reply -->London Peckham june gordon 2 Mar
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Peckham ALAN MOORE  

Does any-1 know of a guy called ALAN MOORE, worked at the Hayward pickle Factory as Manager ... dates roughly .... 1967 - 1973.... my uncle is trying to contact him ... as far as we kow he moved to "leon House", head office in 1972/73.... any help greatly appreciated

contact me on  Mail-me 

Post reply -->London Peckham Cliff Proctor 14 Jun
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Peckham  

Can any one help me find some old mates.Back in the early 1960's all my old friend's meet up by the cafe on the Rye .
I have been in contact with some but we are trying to find Dave Collings,Pam Blanchard,Also there was a chap by the name of Dave we think who take photo's.Any info will help.

Post reply -->London Peckham Dave Guy 30 Apr
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Peckham  

dave collins did he live in the flats opp the rye.
if so i think he moved to bexley .
had black hair like tony curtiss worked for warmsley bros electrical .

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Peckham  

i would think everbodys looking for dave collings

Post reply -->London Peckham les berry 27 Jan
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Peckham  

Hi Dave I was one of your crowd with my friend Vicki.I have a photo sent to me by Kathy Bodman.
 Mail-me 

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Peckham post code for consort rd peckham  

my old school st mary magdelene all the boards went there can u remember any of us this is jim

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Peckham Are you Jimmy Board  

Hi if you are Jimmy Board , I may be able to enlighten you as to people who I think you know. My name is Steve Hackworth. email me  Mail-me 

Post reply -->London Peckham Steve 19 Apr
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Peckham  

looking for old friend her single name was carol runcorn she lived in peckham.  Mail-me .

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Peckham Anyone work for Evan Cooks in the 50s?  

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Peckham King Arthur Street, SE14  

Hi
Does anyone remember King Arthur Street, SE14 or indeed lived there as I did.
It consisted of terraced houses, which were knocked down to be replaced by flats, and apparently they changed the name of the street.
Thank you
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Peckham  

Yes I remember King Arthur Street if its the one that had a pub on the corner and was just off Clifton way. Which is now gone too.
I think it had an old tramway where you could walk near some arches which lead to Queens road Station. I had a friend who lived there his name was David Bennett.

We used to play in the arches and went to Kender St School .

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Post reply -->London Peckham Robert. Lancaster 6 Oct
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Peckham King Arthur St  

I lived there until 1966, it was SE15 not SE14, there was a pub called Railway Tavern on the corner and a little cul-de-sac off it called Bland Avenue, there was a shop opposite which was always empty, the railway arch half way along it is now bricked off and it is now called King Arthur Close
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Post reply -->London Peckham Brian 4 Mar
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Peckham  

I was born at No 5 Bland Ave hated moving but as a 14 year old didnt have a choice.Still remember Califarnos best ice cream around and lemon ice was great.I can remember helping Tom in the ice cream van selling to the tourists in the city,lost touch with all the old gang been a long time.I was Barbara Herman then .

Post reply -->London Peckham Barbara Mills 14 Oct
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Peckham  

I lived in Bland Ave and was born there,moved away in 1962.
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Post reply -->London Peckham Barbara Mills was Herman. 2 Apr
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Peckham  

your Quite right in all your comments, you must have lived there a long time?
As did my family & myself, you would have known me & my family our name is Chapman

Post reply -->London Peckham Doug C 18 Nov
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