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Jerry Buxton was a novice at Broome Hall in 1963-64,
during which time he took a large number of colour photos.
He has kindly passed on copies for the website, together
with a very useful commentary. Over 40 years have elapsed
since these pictures were taken, so your help is needed
with supplying names or faces that have not been identified.

Jerry wrote (September 2008) :
" While I have managed to name most of the people in the photos, I have been unable to remember the majority of the names of the 1964 Dutch novices. I have been in touch with my then fellow novice, Frank Sullivan, who has enlisted the help of Kees Neeft. Kees was in the year before, so might well remember who they are. . . .

. . . . A note on abundance of festivity photographs and the context of the photos, generally. As the novices were only allowed to take photographs on Feast days, pictures of celebrations of one sort or another feature frequently in this series. "







((source : Jerry Buxton))

Broome Hall in 1963—south side, below the terrace.


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(source : Jerry Buxton)


Broome Hall in the winter of 1963—looking towards Leith Hill, front the orchard.


Is that an outpouring from the heavens or a smudge on the photo slide ?
Were the current batch of novices a particularly holy lot, I wonder ?

A wonderful photo, for all that.


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(source : Jerry Buxton)

Broome Hall in the summer of 1964—again, looking towards Leith Hill, from the orchard.


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(source : Jerry Buxton)


Looking towards the lodge, halfway between Broome Hall and the White Sisters' house.


Two novices, and ?


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(source : Jerry Buxton)


The Broome Hall swimming pool, with Jimmy Bentley in the forefront.


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(source : Jerry Buxton)



The Scott Children in the novice's recreation room.

Susanne Scott (now Lamb) writes (September 2008) :
" . . . in the middle are my sisters, Anne-Therese and Jacqueline.
The other two are Joanna Morphy and her brother.
They lived in "Badgers", a house between Broome Hall
and Broome Hall Farm. They didn't come to Broome Hall
often, but A-T and J played with them when they weren't at school. "

Go to GALLERY Pages 31-32to see
'Photos From A childhood spent at Broome Hall' by Anne-Thérese Scott-Abbott


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((source : Jerry Buxton))


The first Oath ceremony, which took place in the Dorking parish church (St Joseph's).


Go to http://www.sjcc.org.uk/index.htm to see St Joseph's website.