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> School Buildings, Is mine still there?
Dexter St. Clair
post 17th Jul 2006, 01:51pm
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I attended it as a secondary school.

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The Martyr's School
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Oor Wullie
post 19th Jul 2006, 07:12am
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Thanks to Dexter for the information about Martyr's school. I wasn't aware that it had been a secondary school.

Could I ask when that was ?.

I was there [in primary] from 1954 until it closed. I can't remember exactly when that was but I transferred to St David's, which was also a primary school, so I suppose it must have been before 1960.
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post 19th Jul 2006, 08:18am
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It was used as an annexe to St.Mungo's Academy in the sixties and early seventies.
Martyrs School
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post 12th Aug 2006, 11:07am
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I am very nostalgic about my childhood in Parson Street. I played in the Martyrs School nearly every day, had my nose broken whilst playing up in the walls' wee windows (Kiss, Catch, Torture and a friend threw the huge carved leg of a table. It hit me full in the face! Ouch, it hurt!!!) and my older sister was in P1 at Martyrs until they closed it as a Primary. She was glad to go to St Davids (my old school) because her P1 teacher belted her and slapped her every time she used her left hand to do anything. Her memories are not as good as mine, as you can imagine.

I was a regular user of Townhead Library because I love(d) to read. I was in awe of that beautiful building and heartily agree that it could have been restored to its former glory for much the same cost as building a new "box". I can still see the inside - Enid Blyton was in the far right corner from the desk and I loved to sit at a table and read the blurb to see if I'd read it or if I fancied it (I always did!). sad.gif


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maggie70
post 25th Apr 2007, 05:07pm
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QUOTE (GG @ 11th Jun 2006, 12:50 AM) *
Hi Frank, can you let us have some of your memories of the old school please?

Here it is attached in 1975.

GG.


Hiya i was wondering if you might be the person who can help me?? My husbands dad was the janitor in Rockvilla fromm 1977-1982 and we have no pictures of the school. His dad has passes away and i was wondering if you could email me any pictures to me. I tried to open your pics you ave posted however i cannot seem to open them. Maggie
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post 6th Jul 2008, 12:26pm
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Hi All .Photo of Saracen School at Hobart st Entrance

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