WikiWirral 13yrs online 24/7 365 days a year.
Forum Stats
12133 Members
65 Forums
72378 Topics
976028 Posts
18 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
79 registered (11kendo, 13 invisible), 1461 Guests and 205 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Wirral Globe 527
Pensby Hotel 504
Sports Personality Of The Year 481
Raspberry Pi in the classroom! 397
HMT Lancastria 339
Name help 337
PC Repair needed 318
Another Big Waste Fire in Liverpool. 302
54 plate renault clio 3rd brake light 163
Santa's Grotto at Tam O'Shanter 11th Dec. 155
New General Forums
Lib/dems rule the day
by JimmyG
2nd Dec 2016 10:59pm
Daft funny joke
by venice
2nd Dec 2016 5:54pm
We dont learn much.
by venice
1st Dec 2016 9:22pm
Freegle
by venice
1st Dec 2016 6:36pm
New Wirral History
Name help
by Paternoster21
3rd Dec 2016 8:03am
HMT Lancastria
by granny
2nd Dec 2016 11:38pm
Cubitts Holland and Hannen
by fish5133
27th Nov 2016 5:38pm
Fire station
by chris7777
22nd Nov 2016 12:24pm
Buy a house in Greasby for 12s a week - in 1935
by yoller
6th Oct 2016 6:56pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
fireworks on the Mersey last night
Hadlow train station
Topic Replies
HMT Lancastria
by cools
58 minutes 33 seconds ago
Another Big Waste Fire in Liverpool.
by BandyCoot
Today at 01:29 PM
Samsung S5 8GB
by elliott39
Today at 11:49 AM
Raspberry Pi in the classroom!
by Gibbo
Today at 11:17 AM
Nintendo 2ds
by robert_37
Today at 10:28 AM
Sports Personality Of The Year
by granny
Yesterday at 09:46 PM
IPhone 4s 16gb 35
by anniebo28
Yesterday at 12:45 PM
Name help
by fish5133
Yesterday at 12:45 AM
live webcam from africa, a must see
by granny
3rd Dec 2016 9:39pm
December
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Wirral TUC Meeting re Update on Wallasey CLP Suspe
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:16pm
World Aids Day Event 2016. Liverpool
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:05pm
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#342446 - 14th Aug 2009 6:53pm Well Lane Primary School
alan128 Online   content
Enthusiast

Registered: 14th Aug 2009
Posts: 173
Loc: Bebington
Looking for a photograph of Well Lane Primary School Tranmere.

Top
Wirral History Info Advertising
Click me for more Information......

* * * WikiWirral - Advertising Forum * * *
Now Advertise with WikiWirral.
WikiWirral stats 35,000 Page Views a Day +500 Search Engines.. Click Me
#342447 - 14th Aug 2009 6:55pm Re: Well Lane Primary School [Re: alan128]
Wheels Offline
Wiki Veteran

Registered: 4th Jan 2005
Posts: 8795
Loc: Tranmere
Recent or past?

Top
#342448 - 14th Aug 2009 6:56pm Re: Well Lane Primary School [Re: Wheels]
alan128 Online   content
Enthusiast

Registered: 14th Aug 2009
Posts: 173
Loc: Bebington
any time between 1920 and 1960 Went to take a photo and its all changed now


Edited by alan128 (14th Aug 2009 7:00pm)

Top
#342449 - 14th Aug 2009 6:59pm Re: Well Lane Primary School [Re: alan128]
Wheels Offline
Wiki Veteran

Registered: 4th Jan 2005
Posts: 8795
Loc: Tranmere
ah I see, sorry i cant help with that but could of got some snaps later.

hopefully someone might be able to help you when they see this.

P.s Welcome to WikiWirral smile

Top
#342543 - 14th Aug 2009 10:17pm Re: Well Lane Primary School [Re: Wheels]
chriskay Offline
Forum Veteran

Registered: 25th Oct 2007
Posts: 4868
Loc: shropshire
My first school; 1942-48. Sorry, I haven't got a pic.
_________________________
Carpe diem.

Top
#342617 - 15th Aug 2009 2:43pm Re: Well Lane Primary School [Re: chriskay]
alan128 Online   content
Enthusiast

Registered: 14th Aug 2009
Posts: 173
Loc: Bebington
It was my second school i was there from 1953-1956, my mother was there 1918-1923.Birkenhead Archives have admission records for Well Lane 1918 is lost but they have 1941-1962.
My first school was Cole St in Birkenhead that is still the same.
Alan

Top
#342631 - 15th Aug 2009 6:59pm Re: Well Lane Primary School [Re: alan128]
jimbob Offline

Forum Addict

Registered: 26th Nov 2008
Posts: 1530
Loc: Birkenhead
Well Lane was known as the tin hut school , it had a tin roof in its early days
_________________________
Ships that pass in the night, seldom seen and soon forgoten

Top
#342639 - 15th Aug 2009 7:35pm Re: Well Lane Primary School [Re: jimbob]
bert1 Offline

Wiki Veteran

Registered: 27th Nov 2008
Posts: 7827
Loc: tranmere
Never understood why but my first year at Woodchurch sec 1963 we were bused down to Well Lane for our woodwork classes, when we had perfectly good workshops at woodchurch, if my memory serves me right Well Lane had outside toilets or at least the ones we had to use were.


Edited by bert1 (15th Aug 2009 7:36pm)
_________________________
God help us,
Come yourself,
Don't send Jesus,
This is no place for children.


Bertieone.

Top
#342654 - 15th Aug 2009 11:37pm Re: Well Lane Primary School [Re: bert1]
alan128 Online   content
Enthusiast

Registered: 14th Aug 2009
Posts: 173
Loc: Bebington
I seem to remember some of the classrooms had sliding partitions which they opened up for assembly.
I was moved to Ionic Street School while work was being done.


Edited by alan128 (15th Aug 2009 11:38pm)

Top
#344719 - 25th Aug 2009 5:03pm Re: Well Lane Primary School [Re: alan128]
Nienna Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 28th Apr 2008
Posts: 101
Loc: wirral
I went to Well lane from 1965 to 1972.
I have lots of fond memories of the place.

Yes it did have sliding partitions that opened up the classrooms. They were opened up for main assemblies and often to see the max humiliation of caning in full view of the whole school!
It did have outside toilets ..well for the kids! They were always full of spiders and cobwebs. We also had outside shelters.. no going back in if it rained.. no we were out playing in all weathers !
I remeber the school always smelt of polish and carbolic soap. Where the walls were tiled inside they gleamed and the wooded polished floors always shone.
It also had sperate playgrounds for boys and girls..although the girls shared with the infant dept.
My first teacher in the infants was called Mrs Archer! A lovely smiley woman with dark hair.

The head of the Juniors at the time was Mr Mitchell. What a wonderful man he was... a real character and inspiration to his charges. He had a booming voice and told lots of wonderful stories..kept us all enthralled. I was very sad when he retired. The new head I think was called Mr Bateman... or Bat- man..we used to say !
The P.E teacher was Mr Royal...or Joe Royal... very down to earth and a bit of a comedian.

My last teacher was Mr Wilson. He was really strict and scared the life out of me with his shouting and seemingly bad temper. He used to do a lot of talking in the store room just off our class room with Mrs Lewis. We all use to giggle and say they were carrying on..of course they werent... just furtive imaginations on our parts!
He was not to be messed with though and had a real mean aim with the board duster too..and used to throw it around at any one who stepped out of line.
Then he dicovered my passion for music which matched his own and I found that the grumpy frightening old teacher was really a very fair and kind man underneath who just wanted us all to do well.

It was a wonderful happy old school were you felt valued. I was sorry to see it pulled down. Mersey park school just a mile or two away was built around the same time and is still standing. They were lovely Victorian old buildings. I have been past Mersey park recently and it so reminded me of Well lane.... just wished the council had kept Well lane too.
Some where I have old class photos but they dont show the buidling at all.
I hope someone may have some of this wonderful old school.




Edited by Nienna (25th Aug 2009 5:07pm)

Top
#344782 - 25th Aug 2009 10:21pm Re: Well Lane Primary School [Re: Nienna]
chris_gilly Offline

Forum Addict

Registered: 15th Feb 2009
Posts: 1950
Loc: tranmere
has it been knocked down?? oshocked i went here too smile

Top
#344830 - 26th Aug 2009 7:28am Re: Well Lane Primary School [Re: chris_gilly]
Nienna Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 28th Apr 2008
Posts: 101
Loc: wirral
They knocked down the lovely original building some time ago.. not sure of when.. maybe someone on here knows.
They replaced it with a new school but it is still called Well Lane.

Top
#344840 - 26th Aug 2009 9:29am Re: Well Lane Primary School [Re: Nienna]
alan128 Online   content
Enthusiast

Registered: 14th Aug 2009
Posts: 173
Loc: Bebington
Yes I got a shock when I went to get a photo of it.I remember it was a nice old building,but as had already been said the outside toilets were to be avoided if possible.
Going through school admissions at Wirral Archives brought up a lot of names from the past.

Top
#344903 - 26th Aug 2009 1:19pm Re: Well Lane Primary School [Re: alan128]
scoops Offline
Smartchild

Registered: 27th Oct 2008
Posts: 531
Loc: Lurking
I think they knocked down the original building sometime in the mid to late 80's
Possibly the early 90's.
_________________________
If it's stupid and it works, it ain't stupid.

Top
#345411 - 28th Aug 2009 10:15am Re: Well Lane Primary School [Re: scoops]
chriskay Offline
Forum Veteran

Registered: 25th Oct 2007
Posts: 4868
Loc: shropshire
I was there yesterday. As has been said, none of the old buildings remain, but the original gateposts in Well Lane are still there.


Attachments: Viewing Permissions May Apply. Click Me
P1010257.JPG

P1010258.JPG


_________________________
Carpe diem.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >

Moderator:  Mark 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Another Big Waste Fire in Liverpool.
by Wally1
Yesterday at 10:24 AM
Gymnastics coaches needed.
by margy
3rd Dec 2016 9:28pm
Name help
by Paternoster21
3rd Dec 2016 8:03am
HMT Lancastria
by granny
2nd Dec 2016 11:38pm
Wirral Globe
by locomotive
1st Dec 2016 6:25pm
For Sale & Free
IPhone 4s 16gb 35
by anniebo28
Yesterday at 12:45 PM
Steam Train Money Box/Ornaments
by Tranquil
1st Dec 2016 11:32am
Childs LFC Bike 5 - 8 Yr old
by Pete_M
1st Dec 2016 1:10am
Cat related Collectables
by Tranquil
29th Nov 2016 4:48pm
original xbox
by vw_kyle
27th Nov 2016 8:17pm
Featured Member
Registered: 26th Apr 2008
Posts: 173
Newest Members
DavidSharpe, Grayo123456, uptonvillage, NobbyHunt, sam1512
12133 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Gymnastics coaches needed.
by margy
3rd Dec 2016 9:28pm
Wirral Globe
by locomotive
1st Dec 2016 6:25pm
Wirral TUC Meeting re Update on Wallasey CLP Suspe
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:16pm
World Aids Day Event 2016. Liverpool
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:05pm
A job. Company not named.
by venice
30th Nov 2016 6:30pm
News : New Topics
Another Big Waste Fire in Liverpool.
by Wally1
Yesterday at 10:24 AM
Pensby Hotel
by granny
29th Nov 2016 6:39pm
Paul Nuttall Elected UKIP leader
by granny
28th Nov 2016 12:03pm
Disgusting surely not legal creamfields noise !!@
by svenlock68
27th Nov 2016 8:25am
Paying for EU Citizenship (Poll)
by diggingdeeper
26th Nov 2016 12:35pm
New Enthusiast Forums
54 plate renault clio 3rd brake light
by Mike72
1st Dec 2016 12:52pm
Raspberry Pi in the classroom!
by FelixCowden
30th Nov 2016 9:27pm
crop loss & water rationing in Dominican Republic
by FelixCowden
30th Nov 2016 8:46pm
PC Repair needed
by TudorBlue
29th Nov 2016 2:54pm
Sports Personality Of The Year
by fish5133
29th Nov 2016 12:32am
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Mon 8:12am
Sunset Mon 3:54pm
Local Time Mon 4:24pm
WikiWirral Can . . . .
Advertising Click me
To Advertise with
Wikiwirral Click Me