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Shadwell Lane, Leeds Industrial School, aerial view

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Shadwell Lane, Leeds Industrial School, aerial view
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Undated. Aerial view of Shadwell Lane showing Leeds Industrial School for Boys, later Shadwell Children's Centre. Residential streets at the top include Linton Avenue, Linton Grove and Linton Crescent.

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Ian

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This is a good photo, I was at Shadwell for 1968 until 1971. I can remember every detail of this photo.

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15-May-2009

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tony

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i was there in sixtys love it was no 46 green house

Date:
26-Mar-2011

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andy

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i was there 1969 to 1972 i left 8/8/72 malcome emmerson was headmaster toni morris was art teacher mr jones was metelwork mr burrows woodwork mr place building mr blackburn painting 8 decorating i was in yellow house mr dobson & mr everington

Date:
28-Mar-2011

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tony

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best time of my life here made some great mates,1967/1971

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29-Mar-2011

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tony

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anyone remember working on farm,with mr smith,

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06-Apr-2011

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stephen senior

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I was there 68 to 71. no.36..green house.mr n mrs lowe were in charge of us. I ended up on gardens(cant recall my gaffer there).Had some good times and bad..mr. Emerson didnt really take to me,or me to him.(felix) smith was great fun,nice MGB too!."Chinny"blackburn (remember him dying in car accident),"chopper"dobson,jessie morris. Anyone wanting to share their memories of the old place with me,please Email me,or find me on facebook...behave now!

Date:
06-Aug-2011

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John Graham (Tuffty)

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I was here in 63 left in Dec 66 ( round about) lernt Metal work with Mr Jones and did a lot of Sport. Rugby was my love. Had some hard times here.Now live in Germany. anyone from then can feel free to contact me per Mail

Date:
16-Sep-2011

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tony white

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i left in 69 had some good times there get in touch if you remember me i was in green house mr lowe and mr jarvis. mr jarvis was a good bloke

Date:
20-Oct-2011

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tony white

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was here till oct 69 ,green house anyone who wants to chat about old times email me i had some good times here

Date:
20-Oct-2011

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mark

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i was at shadwell from 1977 to 1980 had time of my life on the all day walks can remember all the staff they was all good

Date:
07-Dec-2011

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Pete Jackson.

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I was there Nov 1966 to Dec 1967 sent there for 2 to 3 years only did 14 months, good boy. Mr Wood (headmaster) died on stage miming to Beatles Yellow submarine. I worked in joiners shop with Mr Burrows and on the farm at weekends with Mr Smith instead of going on free walks into Roundhay park. Did Duke of Edinbrough award, three peaks, lyke wake walk and many more outdoor pursuits. Still got photo of me getting my hair cut when I arrived taken by Mr jarvis. Anyone who remembers me you can get in touch via the email.

Date:
27-Feb-2012

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Pete Jackson.

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1967, the school was quaranteed because I came back from the Dispensary in Leeds diagnosed with scabies. The only person not to suffer from them was the carrier, we all had to go to a clinic somewhere in Leeds to be painted, and I can tell you that stuff was keen around your tender bits, anyone remember it? I also had my first plane flight while I was there in a Piper Comanche 4 seater with another guy from Yellow house. Did any of you ever go up to Levisham? we used to have summer camp but the time I went up on an advanced party to pitch the tents and prepare the camp the weather turned for the worse and we had to abandon and go back to school. Most of the house masters were away that fornight and we slept in the old domitaries up stairs in the main building. Some names I can remember: Mr.Murray, Mr.Croswaite, Mr.Horton, Mr. Marsden, Mr.Marsdon, Mr. Marston, Mr.Grayson, Mr.Dodson, Mr.Jarvis, Mr.Tierney, Mr.Wilson, Mr.Emmerson, Mr.Morris, Mr.Blackburn, Mr.Jones, Mr.Plaice, Aggie the nurse, Mrs, Wood matron, Mrs Hargreaves, Mrs Wardle, Mr. Jenkins, Mr. Nicholson, Mr.Bell the vicar. If any of you out there remember any of these and if you know me, get in touch via my email. Don`t be shy, hope to hear from someone.

Date:
28-Feb-2012

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Gary

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I was there 72 - 76. I remember many of the names as per comments. My question does anybody remeber the BBC or YTV, did a TV series early 70's I know I was in it, just have no idea what it was called. Lift blighty (UK) many years ago. Dinky Di Australian now. Been back a few times, only glad i left. Bit ironic, I became a military Police Officer..

Date:
04-Jun-2012

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deana

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I was hear in the 80's when it was shadwell childrens detention centre.Loved it it was brill!!!

Date:
14-Jul-2012

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TAT(norman tattersley)

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62-65 was here blue 25,played rugby and boxed for them,very hard regime for the first 15mnths but with new influx of staff became bearable,had a great house master jimmy winterburn the great newcastle footballer...3yrs for causing £8 worth of wilful damage?,my how things have changed!!!!!

Date:
18-Sep-2012

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maurice smith

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I was at shadwell approved school from 1959 to 1962.I worked on the farm which was about a mile from the school.I absconded numerous times once found in Blackpool.The things l did in those days.Took the cart horse for shooing,we had a great time for a couple of days until l was found then back to the school for the normal caning.Fom the farm the eggs and milk was delivered to the school which l did for a while,then l decided to go a bit further than the school and was picked up in Leeds city centre selling eggs and milk.This is just the tip of my adventuresbut it learned me a lesson and was fairly good after leaving.

Date:
25-Sep-2012

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john

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i was at the place in the late 70,s early 80,s grinder mr morris mr smith on the farm mr emmerson good days to be honest remember mr grinder with the second helpings at meal times went out 15 times always caught me. anyone their then get in touch cooper20121964@googlemail.com

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21-Oct-2012

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Michael

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I was here briefly in 64/65. It should have been three yewars but on appeal changed to 3 months detention centre at Yarm. I don't remember idividuals apart from one master who gave a lad a good slapping in class for making fun of him during a Christmas Show. That might rings bells for someone.

Date:
18-Nov-2012

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Andrew ford

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We lived there from late sixties till early seventies where my dad was a house master. All my earliest memories are from this place .

Date:
23-Dec-2012

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tony

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hi andrew i knew you your dad ,he was a fantastic housemaster a true gentleman you all lived on end of greenhouse my house i think ,

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02-Jan-2013

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tony

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hi andrew ford,i knew your father at shadwell ,i was in green house then i think you all lived at that end,he was a great gentleman your dad will always remember him and mr lowe,thanks tony

Date:
02-Jan-2013

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Andrew ford

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Hi tony and tony thanks for your comments glad to know that dad was held in high regard ! He passed away in 2000 .we did indeed live in green house I was only young about 8 when we moved out in 73 but like I say the whole place is etched in my early memories I do remember Christmas party's etc and all the games room decorated at Christmas and there used to be a Christmas scene painted in the lobby where there was a fish pond remember that !

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08-Jan-2013

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Valerie Daniels

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I used to buy soft fruit and vegetables from the farm at Shadwell School (believe it was called Shadwell Grange School in the 50s/60s) and a fresh turkey at Christmas. Beautiful produce.

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12-Mar-2013

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glynn west

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I was there from 1964 to 1967 blue house no 30 had some great times camping in levisham mr wood dying on the stage would be nice to hear from anybody who was there at that time

Date:
02-Apr-2013

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Paul Warden

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I was just wondering if any of you gentlemen remember a lad called Martin Warden. He must have been in the plastering part as that is the trade which he continued up until his death last week. If anyone remembers him and has any tales to tell I would be very grateful for them.

Date:
05-Apr-2013

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Colin Hanley

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Hi I was in Shadwell 1964 till Feb 1967. I was in Blue House Number 129.I remember Agie the Nurse and we had to call the women Marm. Have always wondered what happened to the boys who where at the School One person I do remember is a Peter Göodal who came from Barnsley.

Date:
06-May-2013

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Ian Kilcoyne

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Was in Shadwell red house from 68 until 71, almost three years there. Emmerson was headmaster, Marston. Blackwell, Marsden, Smith, Horton, Jones took over engineering shop, I remember Jarvis, he had red hair and helped cure a stutter I had and he was in charge of some allotments, Burroughs would wear those army anti snake leggins at camp in Levisham (been back there, it's nowhere near like it was, small lake has gone and river is polluted) Mr Ford was a tall big guy, I remember him well, a soft spoken nice person, I would imagine he was a kind father. I worked on farm, in decorators with Blackwell, Building with Plaice, Woodwork with Burrows where I made model cars and he threw my discarded pieces of wood at me (not to to try and hurt me, I may add)worked in the kitchen some morning with those mean old ladies and one not so mean black lady later on. Can't remember the name of the cleaning lady that had some kind of office or rest room at the side of the dining hall, Lorna something or other. I'm not sure if there was a guy there named Grinnder or whatever who became deputy head, he was a nice guy, much nicer than Emerson but my imagination could be playing tricks on me.

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24-May-2013

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Andrew ford

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Ian, thanks for the comments about my dad, I remember going on those camping trips but as I was only young with my dad I remember the lake and river and also going to see the derelict station at elvish am.

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08-Jun-2013

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kevin stopford

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I myself was there between 1975 until Xmas 1978 when l was 16 and l went back home to my family.it was an exsperiance l,ll never forget, but made good of me.the headmaster at that time was judge emmerson and strict he was but fare.l acceived a good education and work orientated outlook for my return to sercierty and glad l was sent there for trowingtin school and mis beaiveing in general.my name is Kevin stopford.l hope the school carried on and as much as it was strict l hope all the other kids who was there in my era went away with some good from it.aman now with good child memorys.

Date:
11-Jun-2013

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kevin stopford

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I was there 75/78 and l new martin aard. I recall even he first absconderrd out of the top window of blue house.he was a really easy going lad and am deeply sorry of is death.RIP.of would be Nice to chat gold old memorys with Amy of nu old mates as its bin35yr sinds anyone of is had Amy contact and l would vind of facernating and even a possible meet up of food old Gomes verging bollcked of Rocky Robson.l look forward to a replay zoon as and to get the balk rolling. We sint verging Amy younger.bestwishes Kevin stopford.

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12-Jun-2013

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John Thompson

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i was there from nov 1969 till feb 1971, green house. all the staff had a job to do and they did it well. i worked in the paint shop ( Mr Blackburn ) RIP. some of the staff were Mr Lowe, Ford Grinder & Grinder, Smith on the farm and the guy who sat next to me in the main hall was Fred Hawkins. if anyone remembers the grand piano being painted, well that was one of my jobs. i also sprayed all the inside of the houses with portoflek paint. i remember the old black stone gym with the school rooms above and the tunnel to Red, Yellow and Green house. the old dining area was huge and honest it was'nt me who twanged the butter onto the ceiling. the memories are fantastic, free walks to roundhay, swimming at armley pool and making, also painting a small sail boat which i was first to sail at roundhay park lake in 1971. Is there anybody out there still ? (facebook name) karaoke john thompson. email supplied.

Date:
15-Jun-2013

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FRED PARKER

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I was there 1959to61 i was number 67 I played football and liked running a bunch of us started a chess club i worked on matenance we painted half the school we even did the dining hall ceiling I also did all the boilers put windows in and did the digging of the footings and barrowed it away on the three new builds on the picture i liked mr wilson (lad above)he use to get me out of bed in the night to play him at chess my mates were Decker Lawton(Tommy) an i got on well with a lad called Fred Hedge I wonder how they turned out I did OK I was a milkman for 40 years I never lost that freedom feeling I liked it on my own let me know if you were there at the same time did you go camping i went to Northumberland with Mr Dobson I didnt like Aggi the nurse she was cruel

Date:
02-Jul-2013

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kevbrooke62@hotmail.com

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My name's Kevin stopford l was there between 1975/ to Dec 1978. l was sent there from tong park acessment centre in shipley.shadwell was know to be the strictist approved school going and by l found out just that.l absconed 3 times and have never forgot the punishments standing on the wall in black and white oversized rugby shirt on in brown corrderode shorts and wellingtons so to make it harder to run in. Some of you must rember them super days cos l was always in trouble there.forgot how meny times emmerson caned me.but l rember my last caneing of mr musles morrison for abscoding again up in the snooker room with mr jones the metal worker.l got blind folderd and my hands tied to the chair and got 6 of the very best.my bottom had some serious grooves in it that week and it was hard to sit down.l was in mr woods reception house yellow from my memorys.he was a very big man x borstal screw l believe and he just dint like me the feelings was mucual.is wife was nice mind really kind and laid back.after my last punishment run l setteled down did my education stint in mr johnsons class,what a heavey smoker he was, but a really easy going teacher. not like budgy.mr ducky.Dobson he was well you all rember unless you was after extra school points for standing strate and upright when under the shed after play time.yellow house at the back then blue house then green red was closed while l was there.l worked on the farm then wi mr smith and a bloke called phil abig guy wi blondish big hair do.l enjoyed milking the cows and l was even learnt how to castrate pigs testicals what helped for my release!!!. l evenclly got the job of the bread,milk,eggs house delivery lad a trusted job what you"d never of thought l would of ended up with, aspeacilly with my past beaiver.but shows how good that school was for me in the end up.the lads l rember mostly are peter lewis and steven barcalet 2 black lads from chapel town in leeds. and peter goodliff from barnsley who l got on with but would always be fighting with whitch l usually lost.he had bright curly blonde hair.wardy of course he was areal nice lad ( RIP) dear friend l rember some great fun memorys with you he was one of the best.l left shadwell in Dec 1978 xmas and when l looked back l missed the place and the taechers so much cos l felt cared about there and loved my last period of time there.cos since my childhood my life as been nothing but prison sad really,my own doing but to that school the taechers and all the lads that knew me thanks and hope life did you well.bestwishes a lanky lad with ginger hair kevin stopford from halifax.

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06-Aug-2013

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kevin stopford

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What came of shadwell approved school. and would it be still standing because l would like to go visit the place for memorys.

Date:
06-Aug-2013

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kevin stopford

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The photo had changed abit when l was there between 75/78 just below the shed to the side was a tennis court we used to play cricket in and below that was the school and gymnasiu with the rugby field next to it.reguards mr ward l also rember a mr ward who ran green house and he was sound.it was mr ward and mr morris or morrison who had to come and collect me from sowerby bridge police station in 77 for habsconding mr ward thought it was amuseing and l will always rember him saying to me well good day out for him,not that morris agreed and morris clipt me fa laughing.was mr ward into is rugby and did he follow or once play for Wigan lm sure l recall them memorys.l recall him to be a smart casual dresser, a well built man with a black tash and hair parted to the side.he was in my view a really nice housemaster really good crack thats laugh.dicky dobson was a greenhouse teacher as well then but he was fare to bold and fare to strict for my way of thinking.and not to forget budgy greenhouse headmater what was so,so when it suited him,well he would have a stupid hobby breading budgys.anyone rember that time there.there was a small lad there called mark is head slanted to the side he was qwite shy but was really nice easy going he was from seacroft if l recall.it was the time peter goodall was there.l thought is name was goodliff.we all used to have good laughs together good memorys.l hope all you lads who l spent some time with are still with us and well.ho one more name alad called timmy fox from dewsbury plastic face was is nick name it could of been batley he come from to.it was alad called goarge from dewsbury who had a duck hair do and liked the girls well we all did but him more l recall.love to hear of any of yous

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06-Aug-2013

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Kevin Booth

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I was there for around a year 67/68 but was moved to Castle Howard Approved school after repeatedly absconding the last time I absconded I went down to Portsmouth with a guy I absconded with called Peter Leggett (wonder what happened to him) I hated Shadwell but loved Castle Howard. The only thing I did enjoy at Shadwell was playing Rugby. The only other thing I can recall was being canned in front of the whole school by Mr Emmerson the first time I absconded.

Date:
02-Sep-2013

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Pete Jackson

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Message for Kevin Stopford, the old school is now a block of luxury flats. I went by on the ring road a few months back and you can`t see the place and the entrance off the ring road has gone, remember it used to go up by the gardens and along the bottom of the yard. The photo of the school at the top of the page is a little different to what it was when I was there (1966-67) the house blocks look like they have patio`s at the front, they were not there when I was there and it looks like the wall has collapsed at the bottom of the yard. It was a change in my life, when I first got there I did`nt think I would make it, cried for weeks and really was affraid, but I knuckled down and got on with it, this place really learnt me a lesson. I think I was very fortunate to be placed in yellow house, Mr Murray took notice of the boys in his care and if I had been put somewhere else then I think I would have had to do my 3 years, so thank you Mr & Mrs Murray for everything. Anybody know what happened to him and his family? I think their son was called Paul? I have spoken to a few of the guys that were there at the same time as me so if there are anymore of you out there get in touch.

Date:
26-Sep-2013

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b. lindsay

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hello again to all. i was in yellow house 109. and was first house captain. i went to shadwell in 1961 left in may 1963. it was a very hard place when i went as iam sure it was the same for you all. i remember a lad forget his mane but he came in 62. he was 11. he had done nothing wrong to be there only when he was born his mother died giving him burth. his family couldnt have him so he went into care childrens home then at 11 he came to shady. poor lad had to stay there untill he was 16. my heart gose out to him.it was all about finding a good mate and look out for each other.keep your nose clean and get on with it. i was a very bad lad thats why i ended up there. but you know i left learning a trade in the joiners shop. think it was mr burrows. the house masters were not to bad. but got to say i never at anytime herd of any boys getting abused at all. it was a school of sport mainly. i played football for the school. and if you were good at any sport you were liked. remember mr place.the bricky teacher. when we used to have a sing song on a sunday night and you were asked to name a song you wanted to sing i was asked and said i will make you fishers of men.well you went into mr places book ha lol. any body remember paul jarma. pearson. and qualter thay played for leeds city boys. and got to say there were very good at football. those were the days remember them well. .so to all the lads that are not with us any more we will never forget you r.i.p. and to all who are still with us take care bryan

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23-Oct-2013

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bryan lindsay.

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hi again can i ask a mr colin hanley who says he was at shaddy from 1964 to 67and he says his number was 129. blue house.129 was yellow house. think you put a one in front by mistake. dose any body remember a lad from liverpool. called derek fellows. he was my best mate. and for years i have tried to find him.but sadley i carnt.anybody who knows him can you ask him to get intouch on here.looking at the photo its all change now the only prt left is the front and i beleave it is a very big block of flates. all these idiots on the street these days 3 years in shaddy would sort them out. it did me and iam sure it sorted alot of you lads out allso. anybody remember mr wilkinson yellow house house master. and the teacher in joinery. i got the cane off him just once and beleave me he hurt. my arse well it was realy sore for days. the lads loved it show us you arse lindsay and i did.remember cleaning the dormetry on sat morn house captian throwing ronok polish on floor and we were all in a line on are knees he had a brush and he used to wave it in front off your hands and hed say left right rub it in going backwards. all the skin came of your knees the next day it was a visit to haggi and she used to pull the dead skin off and put this purple stuf on and it reay hurt. any way steam pudding for dinner today chockalot steam tomoz lol. any way you lads tell us a few tails about your self and life as it was for you in shaddy bye for now b. lindsay 109

Date:
25-Oct-2013

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glynn west

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the reason why colin hanley was in blue house is the new yellow house wasn't finished and in the old block where we all were was full up so they put colin in blue house although he had the number 129 that's the reason

Date:
01-Nov-2013

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b. lindsay

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hello mr glynn west. thanks for clearing that matter up cheers. yes the old school isnt there any more shame realy it was very hard when i was there as said it was in some ways hard for every body.but all the mail i read every body misses the place. even me.think alot of it is that kids today get away with to much and a spell in shay would sort them out. iam a beleaver in coming forward and up with the times. but you know you have to go back to see how it was done then come forward. these polotitions dont have a clue. but thats life for you. did you say you went up cumberland with mr dobson camping.well the farm belonged to his parents. i went with him as some of us lads from bradford couldnt go home cos there was an out break of small pox so we did not get home leave. anyway keep on with your stories its good to here from you lads take care all b. lindsay

Date:
07-Nov-2013

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gordon beeby

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I was in Shadwell approved school from 1959 to 1961 I was no 120 I remember that long walok we had to do in 1960 it took all day I was nackerd after it I still remember quite a lot of people including mr wood the head and sammy7 crosswaite also mr fish and aggie the nurse I worked in the kitchen

Date:
11-Nov-2013

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bryan lindsay.

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hello. to mr gordon beeby. can i ask when did you leave shaddy. as i went there in april 61. and was in the same house as you yellow 109. your name dose ring a bell. do you rember tony curran. necky spence.and connely who was allway running away. the good hidings he got when thay cought him. wilko with his cane.any way its realy good to read what the lads have put up on here just wish alot more lads will do the same. bye for now bryan

Date:
22-Nov-2013

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david higgins

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i was here 1963-1966 if anyone remembers me or has got any photos please get in touch through my sister

Date:
24-Nov-2013

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Dennis Willington

Comment:
From Blue house ( Fitzwilliam house ) my number was 9. I had some great times there I was in there from November 5th 1974 and left over three years later, I worked on the farm with mr smith I also milked the cows in the morning and afternoon and loved it so much. Our house master was me woods the very very skinny old guy he was a wonderful man , me Emerson was the headmaster he was ok and very fair and me friendless to does anyone remember Mr Emerson's daughter she was hot stuff when she was 15 which was our age lol, me Dobson Who we called slobbery chops, hated lots of is and would mKe us stand on parade all the time, he would make is stand there all after dinner or even on a cold night, when I was in blue house, handley was there, Peter Emerson, Steven huller, myself Dennis Willington , robin Dale from red house, I remember the old boy in wood work who used to keep saying stand up straight keep your chin out like an old time general bless him he was a nice guy, them MR Blake who did metal work, then the Scottish guy whom did painting, does anyone remember Barry foster from the gym he was the teacher at the gym with his black rash bless him big mouth but such a wonderful guy, does anyone remember the spam sarnies before we went to bed on a night time in blue house mr woods wife would make, spam nearly every night lol, if anyone remembers me Morrison who was the rugby teacher who used to play pro he took no shit from anyone one tuff talking guy with balding head and goggles, but he was a very nice guy as well. Even me Dobson was a nice guy, I left there to commit more crimes and went to jail but that all stopped as I went to live in the USA for very many years and my wife was a police officer in New York, then I started working for the newspapers as a photojournalist which I'm still doing, working with the papers, pissing off famous and the rich, I really miss Shadwell very much and very often think about it if anyone as photos of it please send them to me my email is dennispaparazzi@yahoo.co.uk or please feel free to contact me who was the house master in blue houseceithnthe very cute blonde wife next to green house, I cannot remember is name at all but he was a great guy as well, I run away from the farm with a guy called Marsden and another guy called Grant I was away for about a week or so and loved it very much but made to wear shorts when I came back and stand on a wall. Do you remember going to church on a Sunday marching down the streets, rush marching back for dinner lol, we all used to look at the girls in the catholic Church, but C of E church was boring lol, we used to go to outlet rocks to climb , we also went to Bewley Park, and Humphrey head as well Which were both out door pursuit centres, they were great but we loved Bewley park the best cause of the swimming pool, I also worked on the gardens as well but not for long. Anyone wishing to contact me please feel free to do so. Best dishes to all wishing you full a very happy Christmas and a great new year four 2014 hoping you all have good health x

Date:
05-Dec-2013

Email:
dennispaparazzi@yahoo.co.uk

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Name:
Pete Jackson

Comment:
Hello boy`s, doe`s any of you by any chance remember a lad called Les Brown? he was there around 65/67 and was in Yellow house (nickname Blackhead) it`s an awful name but the poor boy was covered in them. Someone who I have regular chats with would like to know his whereabouts as they were very good friends while `Fellow`s of Shadwell`. If anyone doe`s know of him please get in touch with me through my email and I will pass on the information. By the way I am sure he was from Pontefract. Hope to hear from someone, Pete.

Date:
27-Dec-2013

Email:
ovaljack23@hotmail.co.uk

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Name:
blacky

Comment:
does anyone remember a kid called tony ryan I think it was in 66 67 68 years in green house had some great times love to know how he doing today ??

Date:
04-Feb-2014

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Name:
Donald Harrison

Comment:
i was in blue house no 26.from 1964 to 1966. i remember colin hanley,norman tatersley,glyn west,roger smith .enjoyed camping at Levisham

Date:
21-Mar-2014

Email:
donaldharrison25@yahoo.co.uk

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