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Ynyshir in the Rhondda Valleys - School Photos.

Ynyshir Boys School Football Team 1964/5 - photo courtesy of Steve Robbins.

ynyshir school football team 1964 to 1965 season

Ynyshir school football team 1964 to 1965 season.

Back Row: Gareth Pritchard, Graham "Pancho" Stone, Gareth Thomas, Alan Brewer, Steve Robbins, Calvin Phelps, Gary Edwards.

Middle Row: Mr Davies, Stephen Rabbits (now Stephen Challenger), Philip Edwards, David Davies, Wayne Price, Andrew Bowden, Mr Griffiths.

Front Row: Keith Davies, Jeff Morgan.

School photos from the past in Ynyshir, including Ynyshir Infants, The Boys School, and when available Porth Technical Grammar School (Porth Sec), and Porth County.

If you recognise anyone not named please do let me know - email address below, and I will be pleased to put their names on the page. Hover over the image for text, and click on the image to see full size.

Ynyshir School Photo 1936

Rhondda Valleys, Ynyshir Infants School Photograph 1936 (Born circa 1930). Photo courtesy of Mike and Jean Reakes.

Ynyshir Girls and Infants School

Ynyshir Girls and Infants School

 

Rhondda Valleys, Ynyshir Boys School Photograph c1959 (Born 1948) - Photo courtesy of Mike and Jean Reakes.

Ynyshir Boys School Photo circa 1959 - Pupils were born in 1948

Ynyshir Boys School Photo circa 1959 - Pupils were born in 1948

Ynyshir Boys School Photo 1959

Ynyshir Junior School Photo 1959

Left Hand Photo includes:

Back Row: Charlie Evans - Headmaster, Mike Thomas, K. Thomas, ? Bull, John Taylor, u/k, Terry Preece, M. Thomas, u/k, u/k, Clifford Bull, Chris (Crittur) Brown, Teacher - Name?.

2nd Row: Phil Griffiths, Vince Davies, u/k, Howard Evans, Howard Evans II (Oscar), u/k, u/k.

3rd Row: Philip Davies - sadly now deceased, Jean Harvey, Patty Thomas, Janet Jones, u/k, Linda Phillips, Nerys Owen, Julie Leahy, Alan (Tadda) Jones.

4th Row: Roddy Williams, Philip Williams, Keith Davies, Spencer Hill, u/k, u/k.

Right Hand Photo Includes:

Back Row

Emrys Davies Teacher, Raymond Thomas, Alan Belcher, Paul ?, u/k, Dave Edwards, Gary Knight, u/k, Charlie Evans Headmaster

2nd row
Ivor Powell, Colin Harvey, u/k, Tony White, Patricia Clarke, Susan Turp, Elaine Viner, Robert Morley, Phillip James, Gerald Thomas, Richard Naegle

3rd row

Brenda Davies, u/k, u/k, Gaynor Jones, Sandra Howells (sadly now deceased), Lynne Wigmore, u/k, MargareT Evans, u/k, Vivienne Lewis (not Davies as on your image)

front row
Ann Davies, Maureen ?, Mary Gardiner, Margaret Evans


Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Old Photo of Ynyshir Boys School

Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Old Photo of Ynyshir Boys School
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Rhondda Valleys, Ynyshir Boys School Photographs c1961 and c1962 (Born 1950)

Ynyshir Junior School 1961 - Pupils born 1950

Ynyshir Junior School 1961 - Pupils born 1950

Ynyshir Junior School 1962 - Pupils born 1950

Ynyshir Junior School 1961 - Pupils born 1950

 

Photos are of the same class, and includes the teacher Mr Emrys Davies on the left, and the headmaster - Charlie Evans. Photos include Jeff Evans. Gatchy (Name?). Ian Harvey. Geraint Pritchard. Jeff Morgan - now sadly deceased. Charlie Palmer. Jane Goddard. Dai Watkins. Dai Evans.

and the same class circa 1957 in the Infants:

Ynyshir Infants School 1957 - Pupils born 1950

Ynyshir Infants School 1957 - Pupils born 1950
Teachers: Mrs Isaacs on the Left. ? on the right.

Back Row: Gareth Jones, Alan Williams, Michael Harris, ? Ian Harvey, Howard Watkins.

Middle Row: Gareth Griffiths, Clive Rowe, Kevin Oliver, ? Christine Thomas, Lorraine Neat, Christine Edwards, ?, Jeff Evans, Andrew Oulton.

Front Row: Kerry Lewis, David Evans, ?, Joan Wiltshire, ?, ?, ?, Price, Beverly Abbott, ?, Julian Daniels, Gareth Rees.
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Rhondda Valleys, Ynyshir Junior School Photograph - Standard 5 1962 (Born c1952/3) - photo courtesy of John Hopkins

Ynyshir, Boys School, Circa 1962

Back row

Charlie Evans [headmaster] Jimmy Davies, John Hopkins, Martin Jenkins [deceased], Derek Moore, Barry Brewer, Byron Smith, John Morgan

Centre row

Gary Caddy, Peter Jones, Neil White, Catherine Ford, Gail Gover [deceased], Clive Foulkes [deceased], Colin ?, Jeff Pedley

Front row

Christine Goddard, Rosalyn Bowen, Shirley Truelove, Linda Phelps, Cheryl Gardner, Yvonne Randall?, Jennifer Jones, Marian Peel, Jayne Lewis, Jane Morgan

Sitting

Gillian ?, Julie Hopkins?
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Rhondda Valleys, Ynyshir Infants School Photograph c1958 (Born 1952/3) - photo courtesy of Steve Robbins

Ynyshir Infants School Photo 1958

Photo includes:

Front Left: Ronald Pike, Graham ?, Terry Owen, Robert & Andrew Jarman, Robert Harris, Gerald Cutter, Wayne Rogers, Stephen (Feffi) Foulkes.

Second Row: Brian Kettlety, Lillian Rowe, u/k, u/k, u/k, Avril Hughes, u/k

Third Row: Kevin Challenger, Carey Chapman, Lynette Oliver, u/k, Beverly Thomas, ? Henderson, Steve Robbins.

Back Row: Mrs Walters, Rachel ?, u/k, u/k, Eileen Jenkins, u/k, Catherine ?.
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Rhondda Valleys, Ynyshir Boys School Photograph c1963 and c1964 (Born 1952/3) - photos courtesy of Wayne Rogers

Ynyshir Boys School c1963

Rhondda Valleys, Ynyshir Junior School 1963 - Pupils born 1952/3

Ynyshir Boys School circa 1964

Rhondda Valleys, Ynyshir Junior School 1964 - Pupils born 1952/3

Photos are of the same class a year apart, and includes the teacher Mr Emrys Davies and the Headmaster Charlie Evans - Lady teachers unknown. Also includes this webmaster ( Phil Evans), and Robert and Andrew Jarman, Gareth Bowden, Robert Hamilton, Wayne Rogers, Kevin Hicks, Eileen Jenkins, Dianne Palmer, Lillian Rowe, Barbara Jones, Kay Henley, Ivor (Heady) Head, Susan Thomas, Christine Thomas, Marlene Evans, Gaynor Booth, Tony Carvell - now sadly deceased. Dennis Davies - the fast runner as I recall.

Please help me fill in the missing names before my memory gets any worse than it already is!!

The next five school photos are the same age group, but with several additional names and intermingling. These photos are courtesy of Byron Lewice, and sent via Mike Reakes:-

Ynyshir Infants circa 1957

Ynyshir Infants circa 1957

Ynyshir Infants circa 1958

Ynyshir Infants circa 1958

Ynyshir Junior School circa 1960

Ynyshir Junior School circa 1960

Ynyshir Junior School circa 1961

Ynyshir Junior School circa 1961

Additional names include of course Byron Lewice, Brian King, Russell Stansfield, Philip Jenkins, Tony Harding, Mrs McNamara, John Harris (Ongy), John Collier, Tony Reynolds, Gary Owen, Elizabeth Andrews, Vivien Thomas, Carol Holland, Steven Davies, Wyn Owen, Selwyn Towell, Boyo Bowden, Mrs Green, Irene Jones, Pamela Cooper, Pamela Tinson, Marlene Evans, Susan Edwards, Christine Davies, Debbie Williams.


Rhondda Valleys, Ynyshir Junior School c1960 (Born 1952/3) - photo courtesy of Gaynor and Lorraine Booth.

Ynyshir Junior School Photo 1960

Back row L - R (?), Ivor Head, Colin Foulkes, Wayne Rogers

Second row from back

Tony Carvell, Stephen Rice, ? Jones, Janet Cenic, Babs Jones, Pamela ?, Andrew Hamilton

Third row from back

Marlene Evans, Susan Thomas, ??, Gaynor Booth, Kay Henley, Diane Palmer, Susan Parry, Marion Peel ,Cheryl Gardner, Linda Davey

Front row

Pamela Thomas, Diane Savage, Joyce Tear, Deborah ?
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Rhondda Valleys, Ynyshir Junior School c1961 (Born 1952/3) - photo courtesy of Gaynor and Lorraine Booth

Ynyshir Boys School c1963

Top row

Robert Jarman, Gareth Boden, Tony Carvell, Andrew Hamilton, ?, Steven Jones, Michael Palmer, Philip Evans, Mr Emrys Davies

Next row:

Wayne Rogers, Ivor Head, Kenneth Cross, Janet Cenic, Eluned Golledge, Lyneth?, Andrew Jarman, Kevin Hicks, Terry Rees

Next row:

Marlene Evans, Babs Jones, Susan Parry, Kathleen Machka, Diane Palmer, Susan Thomas, Kay Henley, Gaynor Booth, Julia Rowlands

Front row;

Joyce Tear, Jean Jones, Pamela Thomas, Lilian Rowe, Diane Savage
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Rhondda Valleys, Ynyshir Junior School c1962 (Born 1952/3) - photo courtesy of Byron Lewice via Michael Reakes.

Ynyshir Junior School c1962

Top row:

Steven Jones, Meiron Hughes, Tony Carvel, John (or is it Andrew?) Hamilton, Byron Lewis

2nd row from top

Brian Kettley, Gareth Bowden, Gerald Cutter, Dennis Davies, ??, Terry Rees,

Wayne Rogers, Kevin Hicks, Mrs Seywood

3rd row from top

Philip Evans, Martin Walters, Glyn Brown, Robert Jarman, Susan Parry, Wendy Kemp, Eluned Golledge, Andrew Jarman, John Harris, ?Seldon, Steven Foulkes

4th row from top

Marlene Evans, Pamela Thomas, Babs Jones, Janet Cenic, Diane Palmer, Gaynor Booth, Susan Thomas, Kathleen Machka, Julia Rowlands

Front row

Elizabeth Ash, Jean Jones, Hilary Roderick, Diane Savage, Joyce Tear, Lilian Rowe
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Ynyshir Infants School Photo 1980

1980 Ynyshir School photos - courtesy of Mike and Jean Reakes.

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