Lobley Hill

David Lambert


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I lived in Bywell Gardens from about 1949 until 1952 and attended Lobley Hill "army camp School", leaving in 1951 to go to Beaconsfield School Low Fell. My twin brother Peter went to Gateshead Tech. Our teacher at the primary school was George Bailey. Someone may remember him as he later went on to be a sports radio reporter and ofter reported on NUFC games.  

The photo is of Lobley Hill Cubs . MY father was Arkela, and is in the photo with Mr Rice who also helped. 

I remember some kids in my street, the Hendersons who, I think lived next door, and Raymond Griffiths who lived opposite. Our best friend was John Dean who lived in Rothbury Gardens. He became a life long friend.

In the cubs, I remember John Dean, John Morton and Mr Rice's son. At school, I also remember two girls, Isobel and Miriam.


We moved to Lemington in about 1952 so lost contact with Lobley Hill. 

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2 Comments

Reply Joan Collins
4:50 PM on February 10, 2014 
My brother Ronnie Collins is in this photo at Cubs, he is in second row 4th one along from left. He was friends with Terry Rice.
Reply JENNY RUDOLPHE Nee BELL
2:31 PM on November 12, 2013 
This photo of the Lobley Hill cubs has my brother Maurice Bell, he is right in the middle of the photo,Mr Rice we knew very well he once worked for my father Eric, we lived at 24 Coach Rd after we moved from Elderwood Gardens.i also went to the army camp school,then onto Wickham Church school and finished at Kelvin Grove Gateshead.