St. Anne’s School in Hamilton.

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The Old St. Anne’s school.

Wilma Bolton sent us one of her pictures from her collection which I am sure will stir up a lot of people’s memories. Wilma told us:

“Once the old buildings are demolished they are lost forever. However, I managed to get into Saint Anne’s school before they knocked it down. I took a lot of photographs all of which I gave to Hamilton Reference Library. This means that anyone wishing to see their old school will be able to access them in the Reference Library”


Did you attend St. Anne’s? share your memories and tell us your stories from your former school


5 thoughts on “St. Anne’s School in Hamilton.”

  1. I was a pupil there from 1953 . When the head teacher Miss Lennon was retiring I was asked to give the speech in the hall . I think I was age 9 or 10 not sure how old I was. My earliest memory from the school when I was 5 a group of boys from the upper school put a rope round my neck and hung me from a tree in the playground. A neighbour who lived nearby saw them doing it and ran from her house with a knife and cut me down !! I must have been lapsing into unconsciousness as I kept saying Mrs. Reilly cut me down with a rubber knife as the knife was wobbling as she cut me down .

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  2. I remember a boy called Mark Wynn who was annoying the life out of me in the line (name calling etc) so I punched him…
    My fondest memories are the smell in the classrooms when the sun was shining through the window heating the wooden floors and reading using the bookmark to underline the line I was reading…

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