Jacobs Court

Bunkers, shelters and other buildings
Captain Sensible:
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Re: Jacobs Court

Postby Captain Sensible: » Thu 13 Oct, 2016 12:46 pm

That is amazing! I was at Beecroft St school (properly known as Kirkstall County Primary School) at exactly the same time as the last poster above! I remember Mr Dickinson, the Headmaster - he used to always play some classical music at the start of assembly. Trumpet Voluntary was one of his favourites. I remeber most of the above mentioned teachers. Mr Hall once demonstrated how to do a headstand in the class room and all his money fell out of his pockets! We had a new teacher who thinking back must have been very young. She was called Miss Dean. I remember seeing that she had a Cash's name tape in her jacket just like we all did in our clothing!
I have a school photo taken in about 1963 somewhere.
It was a lovely school. So many memories! There was a shute down to the coal store that you could get into from the playground. 2 boys got the cane for sliding down the shute and ending up in the boiler house! Mr Dickinson said that they could have gone straight in to the boiler! I think that may have been a slight exaggeration but it did the trick. Nobody else tried it. The 2 boys came out with black faces.
I don't remember any stories about ghosts - sorry!
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Peter Mosley
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Re: Jacobs Court

Postby Peter Mosley » Sat 15 Oct, 2016 9:07 pm

Was a schoolboy at KCP (beecroft street) from 65 to 71 remember mrs thewliss the very scary mrs Cooper Mr Emery and Mr Hall (junior 4 rugby and swim lessons at kirkstall baths school friends I remember are Andrew Crowther David Hargreaves Colin Feltham Ian Russel Darren Rogers Mark Mosley/Thompson Julie Bateman Heather McQueen Tracy Mullit Christine Floyd Chris Spencer good times been back to read meters lots of changes but some things are just the same love to here from anyone who remembers me xx
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Re: Jacobs Court

Postby Peter Mosley » Sat 15 Oct, 2016 9:31 pm

Hi I was at KCP from 65 on I remember Chris Axall he was a friend of my brother Keith Mosley maybe you remember him Peter Mosley
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Re: Jacobs Court

Postby Captain Sensible: » Mon 05 Dec, 2016 6:12 pm

I do remember Keith Mosley. He was in my class. He is on my school photo . Am I allowed to post it (if I can find it)?
He was quite a tall lad if I remember. I always thought he was quite tough!
Kids are so cruel though aren't they? I remember one lad whose ears grew a little in advance of his head. He got called wingnut which was not very nice.
I remember my Mum&Dad coming home from a parent's evening and saying - "........ ....... is going to be in trouble when his parents get home. He wrote in his diary book that "last night Dad went to the pub and Mum went to the bingo". His mother said:
"Ooo he has got a vivid imagination that lad!"


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