Temple Speech Room, Rugby
Imagine the sound of all those young voices when the joint schools choir performed at the Temple Speech Room at Rugby School in 1961 or 1962. The picture belongs to Wendy Deaves (nee Holmes), who was a pupil at Northlands at the time. School choirs from all over the town joined together, both primary and secondary, conducted by the late Alexander Youngman. The Northlands children in the front row included Wendy Holmes, Yvonne Johnson, Nancy Targett, Kay Chapman, Nora Haynes, Paul Farley, Christopher Fleet, Kathleen Daulman and twins Marilyn and Elizabeth Bull.
Thanks to everyone who’s been in touch about the picture o we published on February 28 of nurses receiving prizes at St Cross. One of those pictured, Cynthia Tolchard, married a doctor and had six children - two of whom grew to be doctors. What a medical family!