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(Source: Eugene MacBride)

A Priory X1 1937 - 38 (?) standing in the goalmouth.
Back: Nifty Fitzpatrick, McCormack, Carmody, Fr J Fitzpatrick
Middle: ——, McCarthy, Hyles
Front: Woods, Browne, ——.

You can see the Gym in the background — and the light shining from a refrectory window. Anorak or what?





The Priory Garden Fête and Fair started in 1954, according to Eugene.
It was a rare chance to meet local people from the town
— "The Dying Village of Bishop's Waltham", as it was described
in the Picture Post in the early fifties.

L
eft: The Priory, Bishop's Waltham, as it appeared in the Jubilee Issue of The Pelican, 1962.
It shows the front of the house where the Fathers lived.

Right:
a copy of the entrance ticket to this grand event. (original ticket owned by Maurice Billingsley)


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(Source: Mike Ellis)

St Columba's 1962

Back: Peter Fenlon, K Griffin, Anthony? Quinn
Middle: J Friel (?), Richard Kinlen, Michael McNamara (?)
2nd row from front: : John Barrie, S O'Grady, A Kennedy, Anthony Gallacher, Owen Gormley
Front: Gerard Gordon and Thomas Maxfield

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(Source: Mike Ellis)

St Columba's 1962
Left to Right:
John Madden, D Bentley, Owen Gormley, Thom Horn and Paul Archer

(Paul is recorded as a student at The Priory in 1961— maybe this is his brother?)

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(Source: Mike Ellis)


Liam Lawlor at St Columba's 1961/2 — one that his parents never saw (I hope).


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(Source: Mike Ellis)

St Columba's 1962 (probably). And the occasion ?

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(Source: Mike Ellis)

St Columba's 1962 (probably). And who are the lads ?

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(Source: Mike Ellis)

St Peter's Square, 1962

Fr John Conway (left), choir master and organiser of the Rome trip, and Fr. Tom Mc Kenna.