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#551602 - 25th Jul 2011 2:33pm mr speed,cathcart street school.
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does anyone have any memories of mr speed who used to teach at cathcart street school in the 40s,50s.i was reading about him in the archives. he used to run the football team and i had a programme birkenhead schoolboys v liverpool schoolboys. he was a linesman.he also refereed boxing locally and he was a referee in international boxing as well as a selector.i remember him as a nice man in the 50s.didnt know he hadso many talents.

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#551621 - 25th Jul 2011 4:30pm Re: mr speed,cathcart street school. [Re: cathcart]
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i remember him well.he always came to school on his bike.he used to come down bentinck street ,sometimes with mr george. his nickname was "speedy"

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#551660 - 25th Jul 2011 5:45pm Re: mr speed,cathcart street school. [Re: arsenal]
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i remember the bike now,when did you go to cathy.

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#551683 - 25th Jul 2011 7:01pm Re: mr speed,cathcart street school. [Re: cathcart]
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from 1951 to 57. and then to hemingford. when did you go?. was the headmaster called goodyear ? i lived in bentinck street

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#551813 - 26th Jul 2011 5:34am Re: mr speed,cathcart street school. [Re: arsenal]
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i went 1952-58,then rock ferry high.i lived on marion street. i used to walk in with john allen who lived on camden street. i remember billy ross,david dyble,alastair gow and a few others,

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