Roger in the driving seat with Dan Florence who drove us to Abergele in his company's truck, Roy Webb, Hazel Smith, Ken Summers, Ann Tomkins, Jock Ballantyne, Nick Tredinnick, Peter Conquest, Tom Baker, Dave Barber, Julie Smith, June Felton, Valerie Florence, David Florence and Evelyn Florence.
Roger Smith hitch-hiked from his home in Maple Road in Anerley to Gwrych Castle in Abergele, North Wales. While there he got a job helping at a farm.
Summer Camp in North Wales.
All set to travel from Anerley to Abergele in North Wales.
Note the MAYC shield on the back of the truck
En Route Abergele
Ken Summers, Dave Barber, Peter Conquest with the hat, June Felton, Brian Mason, Tony Tigwell yawning, Evelyn Amis reading her book
Gwrych Castle, Abergele.
When at camp we cleared our tent each morning and rolled the sides up. Our kit was laid out in front of the tents. There was a prize at the end of the holiday for the tidiest tent
At each annual dinner we had a guest speaker
From left, Barbara Hitchen, John Bromley, Jeff Ouseman, Jock Ballantyne, Pauline Beaney, Margaret Tippin,Valerie Eldridge and David Godfrey
A formal Anual Dinner was held each year where we had some interesting guest speakers which included Steve Race, Mr T Bunyan Bsc. F.R.A.E.S, and |Terry Walton vice president of MAYC - Our very first Annual Dinner was held on May 4th 1957 and cost 3/- John Meager, Jock Ballantyne, Guest Speakers and Rev George Lovell
Babes in the WoodThe Anerley Town Hall February 1957
admission 3/- Starring:- Clifford Gilbank, John Bateman, Roy Webb, Jock Ballantyne, Pat Cambridge, Frank Anderson, Muriel Gilbank, Gloria Yeulett, Joycs Nichols, Queenie Howard, David Dent, Florrie Webb, Hazel Smith, Len Maskell, Jennifer Webb, Brian Summers, David Dent, Evelyn Florence, Margaret Garrard, Margaret Short, Lillian Turner, Evelyn Amis, Barbara Lewis, Peter Tomkins, Christine Plumstead
Ballet arranged by Hazel Smith Music director, Fred Garrard with Terry Coleman on the Drums Costumes by Florrie Webb - Scenery by Jock Ballantyne
Babes in the Wood
Babes in the Wood -at The Anerley Town Hall February 1957- admission 3/-
Starring:- Clifford Gilbank, John Bateman, Roy Webb, Jock Ballantyne, Pat Cambridge, Frank Anderson, Muriel Gilbank, Gloria Yeulett, Joyce Nichols, Queenie Howard, David Dent, Florrie Webb, Hazel Smith, Len Maskell, Jennifer Webb, Brian Summers, David Dent, Evelyn Florence, Margaret Garrard, Margaret Short, Lillian Turner, Evelyn Amis, Barbara Lewis, Peter Tomkins, Christine Plumstead
Ballet arranged by Hazel Smith
Music director, Fred Garrard with Terry Coleman on the Drums
Costumes by Florrie Webb
Scenery by Jock Ballantyne,/p>
Methodist Circuit Youth Leader
Terry Walton arranged events and meetings for all youth club members in the Sydenham and Forest Hill Circuit.
This photo was taken outside Wesley Hall when we set off on the train to Canterbury for a Youth Weekend.
Front:- Geraldine Cannon, Ann Hutchings, ?, Evelyn Florence - Back- Alan, Steven, Terry Walton and Rodney
was in the Parachute Regiment. He was still parachute jumping in 2009 Here he is with Jean Ballantyne outside The Howard family home at 10 Selby Road
was in the Parachute Regiment. He was still parachute jumping in 2009 Here he is outside The Howard family home at 10 Selby Road
,h4>Friends Florrie Howard, John Meager and Joyce Nicholls
Girls Life Brigade
The 1st Anerley Company of the Girls Life Brigade was an important part of Anerley Methodist Church in the 50's. The first Captain of the company was Captain Pitts, who was followed by Captain Payne . At Church Parade Services each month the church was full. The members were loyal and a tribute to the leaders Captain Payne, Leffie Ada Whitehead and Leffie Simpson. Front:- Captain Payne, Next row:- Leffie Simpson and Leffie Ada Whitehead At the back are Ann Tomkins, June Felton, Josie Thornton and Eileen Thornton
All Night Hikes
The Anerley Methodist Youth Club held an all night hike each year. We left for a country location on the last train of the day out from Anerley Station, Walked until sunrise when we held a short service before returning to Anerley on the first train of the day
Our soldiers in the ForcesHome on Leave. Marina Hall and Jean Town with Royson Marsh
Hythe 1958. On the Hythe and Dymchurch Railway. Pete Tomkins, Evelyn Florence, Margaret Maskell, Florrie Webb, Hazel Smith and Ken Summers. In 2010 these people live in London, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, Lyminge in Kent, and South West France
Jack and the Beanstalk 1958. ? Jacqueline Gold, Carolyn Collie, Queenie Howard, Margaret Maskell
Jack and the Beanstalk
Anerley Town Hall in 1956.
Price was three shillings - see History - Productions and click on "more" to view the ticket The giants head and huge boots were removed for the Saturday Matinee performance because the children in the audience were frightened of the Giant.
The ballet dancers were Hazel Smiths troupe and included Valerie Tomkins and Julia Smith
The main characters in the middle on this photo were Joyce Nicholls, Roy Webb, Gillian Patrick, Valerie Eldridge, The dame was ?? and Jock Ballantyne Baron Hardup
Sitting in the front are Roger Flitter, Len Maskell and Charlie Clarke Others in the cast were Pauline? , Jaqueline? Marian Barber, Ken Summers, John Bateman, Queenie Howard, Margaret Garrard, and Carolyn Collie.
In the back row wearing a bow tie is Fred Garrard our pianist.
Drums were played by either Dave Godfrey ar Dave Barber.