I came across your site whilst googling for a newspaper local to Resolven. I lived in Resolven from 1957 to April 1961 before moving to Reading where my family still lives. Last week, whilst with my mum, we were going through the box of old black and white photos , she brought out some class photos taken during our time at school in Resolven.
Photo 1 is of my nursery class in1960. Photo 2 shows my brother Peter’s class in 1960 and Photo 3 shows my sister Susan’s class in 1960. Photo 4 is dated 1959 and is Susan’s class again.
I had never seen these photos before. My mum had written our classmates’ and teachers’ names, as far as she knew them, on the back of the photos.. I would be delighted to be able to confirm names and add names to complete these lists with the help of RDN viewers
Miss Williams, Miss Noreen
Sian Evans/Karen/Colin Bennards/Ian/Leyton Case/Davies/Michael Lewis/Keryn Weefer/Alan/Carol/Alison
Howard Rees/Stephen/Wayne Jenkins/Geoffrey/Wayne Addiscot/Owen/Randall
I have always known that my best friend at the time was Georgean, but it was the first time I have ever seen this photo. She is sitting next to me in the photo — I even named my doll after Georgean. My only other recollection of my nursery days (and they may not be correct) is having camp beds set up to have a sleep and eating custard cream biscuits or jammy dodgers from a round tin at playtime.
Peter Nicholls/Roy Gillespie/Adrian Davies/Paul Tregonning/Melville Morgan/Keith Llewellyn/Lynn Gillard/Ivor Jones/David Weeter
Kerry Roberts/Colin Sims/Michael Jones/Gareth James
The above is my sister Susan’s class too. I believe she also also appears in a photo on your website that is dated 1957-58.
I scrolled through the school photos on your website but couldn’t find the 4 photos I’ve sent you and I would love to complete the names for them. Do you have any suggestions as to how I could do this please?
. I would be particularly interested to make contact with Georgean.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Helen Corps (née Nicholls and known at school by the name of Sally)
Many thanks for taking the trouble to send us the photos and all the information, Helen –very welcome additions to our photo gallery. But before we put them in place, if there is anyone out there with names to add, call in Marcia’s shop or email us at: