spacer
spacer
spacer
Desktop version

spacer
Diss Grammar School
www.old-dyssean-society.org
Formerly — The Old Dyssean
Society's Website

spacer
DGS blazer badge
The society is no longer in existence but this website
is allied to the Diss Grammar School Facebook group.
spacer
spacer

spacer

Listings - Pupils - 1940s     icon lists

The following contains classes generally by starting year and sometimes additionally by leaving year.  

There in no particular order, but roughly alphabetically, by last name.

 

 

Please add to or amend it by contacting the WebMaster.

*
**
???

- joined after start year
- left before year 5 (Vth form)
- uncertain 
 
OK
 
spacer
If for any reason you do not want your dates or name
on this page, then ask the WebMaster to obscure it.
 
NO, no
 

 


spacer

Quick goto starting year:

 

spacer
1940s

spacer

spacer

spacer

1940-

Doreen Baker 40-45
Alice Blackburn 40-45
Olive Bower 40-42
Gladys Bullock 40-46
Margaret Castleten 40-44
Margaret Coleman 40-45
Coral Maggs 40-41 ?
Pauline Shewood 40-43 
Mary Stratton 40-47
Alice Reeder 40-46
Margaret Watson 40-


Form V 1940-41
Betty Blyth
Dorothea Bowden
Margaret Capon
Grace Green
Elsie Le Grys
Beryl Joles
Barbara Loynes
Hester Loynes
Sheila Matthais
Laura Rash
Emily Joan Smith
Joy Smith
Jean Stevens
Eileen Stratton
Emily Trudgill

John Bakewell 40-42 Russel Bower 40-43
Cyril Burridge 40-44
John Gray 40-44
Kenneth Johnston 40-46
William Limmer 40-46
John Sherwood 40-43
David Waller 40-45





Form V 1940-41
Geoffrey Bakewell
Max Barber
Gordon Bloomfield
Leslie Buck
Trevor Fisher
Albert Green
Gordon Johnston
Clifford Kybird
Mercey Potter
Gerald Pursehouse
Billy Ray
John Rout
J R 'Toddler' Smith
Bryan Spaull
Roy Stimpson
John Wray
Francis Wright

 



Dennis was the founder of the re-established ODS in 2000.









 <— The Dyssean Vol 3, N° 1, 1957.

1941-

Jean Aldrich
Mary Barber
Vera Cobb
Margaret Coleman 41-45
Margaret Cotton 41-46
Sheila Crapnell 41-45  

Elizabeth Crawley 41-46  
Gillian Crawley 41-44  
Doris Dye 
Zoe Furbank 41-43  
June Markwell 
June Martin 
Mary Mowle 41-48  
Kathleen Pipe 41-47  
Myra Shaw 
Hilary Smith 
Doreen Turner


Form V 1941-42
Margaret Castleden
Grace Green
Pamela Jones
Myrtle Lawes
Barbara Loynes
Hester Loynes
Doreen Lusher
Molly Semens
Peggy Steggles
Jean Waller
Barbara Wigby

 

Brian Bailey 41-46  
John Breese 41-49
John Broadbent 41-46   
John Clements
Gilbert 'Dorg' Hardesty 41-46  
Ralph Heazle 
Peter Herne 41-46  
Jimmy Lellow 
Dennis Meadows 41-44 * RIP
Brian Purple 41-45
James Stockle 
Ronald Taylor 41-46
Kenneth Tyce
William G T Warnes 41-44
Peter Wren 41-



Form V 1941-42
Richard Bailey
Rex 'Boner' Barber
Alan Browning
Gerald Chenery
Malcom Holden
John Loveday
Moray Rash
Peter Stimpson
John Tuck
Reg Wright
 





Kath Bass nee Pipe
advises that this year was split into two forms, the first time this had happened.  Not reflected here yet.




















<— The Dyssean Vol 1, N° 2, 1956.

1942-

 

Jean Bissett 42-45
Daphne Cole 42-47
June Crawley 42-44

Barbara Flatman 42-47
Ann Lines 42-49
Dorothy Ling 42-47
Barbara Loveday 42-47
Mary Rattle 42-47
Jean Smith 42-49

Geoffrey Abbott 42-45
Derek Bowman 42-47
Henry Button 42-48
Cyril Bush 42-49
John 'Johnny' Dent 42-47
Kenneth Everett 42-49 RIP  
Walter Havers 42-47
Kerry Ludkin 42-47
Richard 'Dick' Pike 42-47
Alan Semmence 42-46
Michael Smith 42-47
Peter Wren 42-45

Sonia Ditton ???

1943-

Jean Allum 43-48
Laura Berrecloth 43-50
Christine Buggs 44-48
Betty Cullum 43-50
Anne Everett 43-48
Patricia Fairchild 43-48
Kathleen Harrison 43-48
Sheila Jone 43-49
Heather MacKay 43-48
Jean Pallant 43-48
Mary Pursehouse 43-51
Elizabeth Rowe 43-48
Sybil Royall 43-48


Form V 1943-44
Doreen Bowles
Gladys Bullock
GWen Cable
Beryl Cattermole
Margaret Close
Iris Elmar
Brenda Gadson
Betty Haylett
Lillian Johnson
Pearl Lawes
Dora Leist
Diana Sheldrake
Mary Smith
Dorothy Tuck
Mollie Waller

The Dyssean Vol 5, N° 2, 1960.

Peter Brewster 43-45 ?
Dick Bush 43-50
Jack Davey 43-48
Michael 'Mike' Gaze 43-48
Brian Harvey 43-48
Richard 'Dick' Rout 43-50
Charles Ribbons 43-48
Ben Sasada 43-44 RIP
Anthony J Youngs 43-49






Form V 1943-44
Peter Allum
Kenneth Burrows
Ronnie Cullum
Ben Fiddy
John Gray
William Limmer
Horace Mason
John Riley
Eric Stimpson
James Todd
Peter Wren

The Dyssean Vol 5, N° 2, 1960.


Heather MacKay 43-48

TD
Click image to enlarge

Source: The Dyssean
1956, Vol 1, N° 2, pg 15.


 

Is this Heather ?Hovis Heather
(Source)

1944-

Pauline Bedford 44-59
Pat Calver 44-49
Muriel Hammond 44-49
Barbara Gipson 44-49
Rosemary Potter 44-51
Pauline Redit 44-
Joan Self 44-49
Brenda Westley 44-49





Form V 1944-45
Doreen Baker
Margaret Coleman
Sheila Crapnell
Brenda Goodwins
Joyce Marshall
Alice Reeder
Jacqueline Saunders
Mary Stratton
 

Jack Balding 44-49
Stanley Colson 44-51
Peter B Cracknell 44-51
Peter Evans 44-49
Kenneth Hines 44-49
Anthony 'Pup' Howlett 44-49
Peter Snelling 44-49 RIP
Geoffrey Ward 44-49
Dick Wright 44-49
Tony Youngs 44-49



Form V 1944-45
John W Button
Kenneth Johnston
Roy Jones
Peter Long
Barry Ogle
Peter Royall
David Waller
Roy Watkinson
Tony Wells
Bill Youngs
 

Valerie Halter ?

















 <— The Dyssean Vol 6, N° 1, 1960.

1945-
  

Joy Cole 45-
Mary Fisher 45-46
Jean Gifford 45-50
Monica Goold (Gould) 45-50
Madge Oglesby 45-49
Coral Potter 45-52  
Jean Smith 45-50
Pat Smith 45-50
June 'Darkie' Spurdens 45-50
Judy Youngs 45-52






Form V 1945-46
Mary Barber
Vera Cobb
Elizabeth Crawley
Margaret Cotton
Brenda Goodwins
June Markwell
June Martin
Mary Mowle
Alice Reeder
Kathleen Pipe
Maureen Redgrave
Myra Shaw
Hilary Smith
Eileen Suckling
Doreen Turner
 

Roy 'Bud' Abbott 45-49
Ivan Bailey 45-52
Terrence 'Oiseau' Bird 45-52
Ralph Bryant 45-
Benny Gaze 45-48
Raymond 'George' Hubbard 45-50
Edward James 45-52
Peter Massingham 45-48
Neville Mundford 45-50
Michael Pestel 45-50
Johnny Potter 45-60
David Rampley 45-52



Form V 1945-46
Bryan Bailey
John Breese
John Broadbent
John Clements
Ralph Heazel
Peter Herne
John Lellow
Ronald Taylor
Ken Tyce
 
 
















 <— The Dyssean Vol 4, N° 2, 1959.

1946-

Rosemary Cracknell 46-52 Patricia Foreman 46-53
Mabel French 46-53
Mary Le Froy 46-53
Lillian Neal 46-53
Valerie Pamphilon 46-53
Maureen Redgrave 46-47 ?
Brenda Sayer 46-51
Ralda Sillett 46-51
Monica Smith 46-52
Pat Thaxter 46-53
Peggy Theobald 46-
Jane Thorpe 46-51







Form V 1946-47
Daphne Cole
Barabara Flatman
Margaret Gardiner
Sheila Jones
Gloria Leveritt
Dorothy Ling
Barbara Loveday
June Martin
Mary Rattle
Jean Smith
June Sturgeon
Joan Valentine
 

John Bedford 46-51
Tony Bradford 46-53
Bobby Cawthrow 46-51
Patrick Foreman 46-53
John Frost 46-51 RIP
Bob Jennings 46-51
Michael 'Joe' Lewis 46-53
James Morley 46-21
Pat Thaxter 46-53
John Padilla 46-46
Anthony Pearce 46-51
Mickey Pestel 46-51
Christopher Pursehouse
                                46-49
Peter Snelling 46-51
Kenneth Whittaker 46-53
Jimmy Wright 46-52


Form V 1946-47
D Bowman
Cyril Bush
D Clements
John Dent
K Dickinson
Kenneth Everett
Charles Hardesty
Gilbert Hardesty
Walter Havers
Peter Howlett
Kerry Ludkin
Richard Pike
Michael Smith
 

 

1947-

Helen Aldridge (Aldrich) 47-50
Gillian Bale 47-
Bridget Bloom 47-
Jean Bush 47-54
Pamela Byford 47-

Mary Cooke 47-52
Priscilla Dade 47-
Gillian Dent 47-49  
Sylvia 'Goosey' Goose 47-52
Maragret Gotts 47-
Dorothy Jennings 47-
Doreen Jex 47-
Anne Lines 47-54
Valerie Ling 47-51
Jill Moorcroft 47-54
Shirley Nunn 47-52
Rita Pipe 47-54
Peggy Race 47-
Sheila Seaman 47-51
Nancy Weeks 47-49



Form V 1947-48
Jean Allum
Laura Berrecloth
Christine Buggs
Eva (Betty) Cullum
Anne Everitt
Pat Fairchild
Kathleen Harrison
Heather MacKay
Jean Pallant
Nora Parsley
Pamela Peachey
Mary Pursehouse
Elizabeth Rowe
Sybil Royall
Nancy Weeks 47-49


Ivor Allen 47-
John Alston 47-52
Pete Bendall 47-
Graham Borrett 47-54
John Butcher 47-54
Peter Butcher 47-54
Michael Cairns 47-
Peter Calver 47-49
Richard Chenery 47-
Asanol Coe 47-
Tony Gardiner 47-52
Geoffrey Harvey 47-53
Keith Jolly 47-52
John Lawn 47-
Stephen Nunn 47-54
Peter Palgrave 47-53
Gerald Philpot 47-
Neil 'Tiny' Rout 47-54
Brian Smith 47-52
William Wegg 47-54
Brian Woodrow 47-52



Form V 1947-48
Dick Bush Henry Button Peter Calver Jack Davey Frederic Dean Michael Gaze Brian 'Muk' Harvey David Huggins Charles Ribbons Richard Rout


Most names here thanks to Neil Rout in Jan 2013.  Neil said "A Vintage Year".





















 <—
The Dyssean Vol 9, N0 2, 1964.

1948-  

Joan Bass 48-
Pauline Bishop 48-53
Janet Cattermole 48-52
Venna Cole 48-55

Daphne Coomber 48-53
Rita Cracknell 48-53
Patricia Fifield 48-53
Coral Gildersleeves 48-53
Daphne Goose 48-53
Sheila Gorrod 48-53
Mollie Ilott 48-
Dana Legg 48-
Jill Moorcroft 48-55
Shirley Nunn 48-53
Janet Palgrave 48-53
Jean Somervaille 48-55
Julia Stratton 48-

Br(i)yan Boggis 48-53
Ray Button 48-53
Arthur Copping 48-55
Peter Davey 48-55
David Hawes 48-55
Bill Hetling 48-51
Patrick Jerrold 48-53
Barry Loades 48-53
David Leaper 48-
John Mears 48-55 RIP
David Moly(i)neux 48-50
Graham Norman 48-53
Terence Oakes-Ash 48-54
Gerald Philpott 48-54
Peter Thrower 48-53
Derek Tooke 48-53
Norman Waller 48-
Neville 'Alpha' Ward 48-54
David 'Googie' Withers 48-54

 

1949-

Thumbnail photo

Wide School Photo 1949

 

 


Wendy Bradford 49-36
Jill Boggis 49-56
Daphne Coomes 49-53
Denise Crisp 49-54
Helen Gardiner 49-54
Valerie Haworth 49-55
Pamela Jolly 49-51
Josephine King-Fisher 49-54
Jennifer Limmer 49-56
Peggy Lugo 49-54
Shirley Marsh 49-54
Janet Nicholls 49-54
Janet Paterson 49-56
Barabara Riches 49-54
Margaret Self 49-54
Jennifer Smith 49-54
Julie Spurdens 49-54
Sheila Wilby 49-54


Stuart Aldrich 49-50
William Allen 49-
Adrian Bloom 49-56
Geoffrey Buggs 49-54
Raymond Button 49-55
David Bryant 49-56  
Richard Coleman 49-56 
Dennis Crawford 49-56   
David Hawes 49- 
Peter Jones 49-56  
James 'Jimmy' Lawn 49-54
David Lean 49- 
Graham Napthen 49-55
Robin Saunders 49- 
Barry Skipper 49-54
Derek Tooke 49-54
Alan Tridgill 49-



 

inexact year:
Thomas Well in a Play 1942
Marjorie Rollinson in a Play 1942
Alan Kemp

 

 

 


spacer
DSG ribbon DSG ribbon
                                                     
"Initium Sapientiae Timor Domini"
DSG ribbon DSG ribbon