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#532725 - 13th Jun 2011 11:02pm Hamilton Sec or Hemmy
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Bloody place was like Borstal put they let you go home
of a night,
I was there from 1962 till 1966 got to say though
it was the University of Life

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#532750 - 14th Jun 2011 12:28am Re: Hamilton Sec or Hemmy [Re: Fireblade]
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How dare you sir call it "Hemmy", it's Hamilton Acadamy for the sons of gentlemen, if you look there's a topic already on the go somewhere.

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#532854 - 14th Jun 2011 11:26am Re: Hamilton Sec or Hemmy [Re: davew3]
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laugh Hi fella u didnt go there when i was there that for sure laugh

I cant find the link to Go Somewhere,could u post it on here please thumbsup

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#682089 - 4th Apr 2012 9:29pm Re: Hamilton Sec or Hemmy [Re: Fireblade]
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we went to hemmy for are cookery lessons in the 60 s from conway street for girls happy days


Edited by rosieb (4th Apr 2012 9:30pm)

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#723529 - 10th Sep 2012 2:36pm Re: Hamilton Sec or Hemmy [Re: davew3]
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i to went to hemmy as we called it not hamilton i think the prefects called it hamilton i went there from 1966-1968 who remembers the teachers? mr bentley /mr cliff/ charlie williams " woodwork teacher /mr rushton pe teacher

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#724568 - 13th Sep 2012 5:08pm Re: Hamilton Sec or Hemmy [Re: davew3]
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hamilton academy hahaha weres your head at the proper title was "hamilton secondary modern "

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#729261 - 30th Sep 2012 3:55pm Re: Hamilton Sec or Hemmy [Re: Fireblade]
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what about L T Davers T K Davers Mr fener Mr Brown u could losse lots of house marks with Mr brown what about the houses cook drack nelson and scott

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#729292 - 30th Sep 2012 5:08pm Re: Hamilton Sec or Hemmy [Re: Fireblade]
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It was called Hamilton Middle School when I was there....it was a stop gap between Cole Street and Park High.

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#729304 - 30th Sep 2012 5:33pm Re: Hamilton Sec or Hemmy [Re: Fireblade]
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My old man went there in the 30's and it was Hemmy then. His maths teacher was a Dickie Bolton, who then became my maths teacher at the BI. He wouldn't transfer to Tolle and went and taught maths at a girls school. Was told which one but can't remember. He was a very nice bloke and a good teacher.
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#730714 - 5th Oct 2012 2:16pm Re: Hamilton Sec or Hemmy [Re: robbiej]
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i remember mr fenner, didnt he become a policeman? do you remember mr bentley? his famous saying was for crying out loud! hahaha

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#731040 - 6th Oct 2012 4:24pm Re: Hamilton Sec or Hemmy [Re: Fireblade]
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no he went to be a prison office what about Mr cliff when it was a wet dinner he would get his golf clubs out and what about the cross county run with Mr Toping in the winter HELL and walking to the baths at Livingstone Street

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#741656 - 9th Nov 2012 10:03am Re: Hamilton Sec or Hemmy [Re: Fireblade]
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Yeh cross country round Birkenhead park with mr topping don't I miss it let me think for a second...nope..mr cliffs was the geography teacher and played golf at Preston golf club as you say when it was raining he would line kids up and fire plastic balls at you in the hall any one remember the lab technician who was a professional referee can't remember his name

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#744295 - 19th Nov 2012 11:23am Re: Hamilton Sec or Hemmy [Re: Geoff1954]
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Had heard that the Physics teacher, Mr Ravenscroft was a footie referee over at Arrowe Park in the old days, Same guy?

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#744296 - 19th Nov 2012 11:24am Re: Hamilton Sec or Hemmy [Re: Geoff1954]
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Topping, a sadist!

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