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25th June 2021
> Hello, my mam Brenda Hankin was a pupil at BRS, not sure of the years ( born 1934). She recently passed away and I have found a group photo of her time there. (Photo in library.)
> > Janette
Can anyone help? Can anyone remember Billy Martin? If you can do you know what year/s he attended and what dorm he was in?
"I was speaking to another relative recently and Brownrigg came up. He said his brother attended in his last year of school (He was born in Aug 1937 so figure it must be in the academic year 1951/2. No idea of the House but said he remembered cycling to the school from Gosforth to see his brother. He said the school was quarantined due to an outbreak of Scarlet Fever.
His brother was named Robert William Martin (known as Billy Martin)".
From Gillian Moss
23rd May 2019
Good morning ... my brother David Heads attended Brownrigg school in the early
60’s there was 10 years difference between us so the dates I’m not really
sure of, he lived in Cramlington which was our family home, he move to Newbury
in 1984 or there abouts but sadly Saturday 18th May he passed away at the age of
His funeral will be held Wednesday 29th May in Oxfordshire if anyone wishes to
contact me please do, he loved his time there at Brownrigg and often spoke about
it please could you pop it on your page of his passing I’m sure he would have
wanted some of his friends to know... with thanks GillXxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
29th Sept 2018
Audrey Easton maiden name Ledgerwood
13th July1941 - 21st June 2016 age 74
Attended the school in the 50'sAudrey Easton maiden name Ledgerwood
7th Dec 2016
For those of you who new my brother Terry Yarrow , 1957.
Terry is in Wansbeck Hospital Palliative care, terminally ill.
i will post any updates here.
20th Dec 2016
Terry passed away this morning.
Regret to inform all Brown Riggers that Dennis Wilson passed away on 13th February 2017. Dennis , along with his wife Mary, taught at Brown Rigg for some 7 years, 1955 -1962, he was head of Tweed Dorm for most of that time. A great sportsman, Dennis coached the football team which won the Blake Cup in 1959, he and Mary took parties from Brown Rigg to Switzerland and Holland. He was a good bloke and will be a big miss in the community of Ingleton where he had lived, and taught, for many years.
Posted on Mon 13th Feb 2017 at 18:2O
My Mother, Joyce Gordon at the time, taught evacuee girls at Brownrigg during WW2. Hers was the only bicycle with a lamp so at night she would lead a convoy of teachers to a local pub in Bellingham, where she always ordered a pint of milk. It was at that school she met life-long friend Margaret Cain who also taught there. My mother passed away on 16 October 2015 aged 95. Margaret died a few years earlier in Hexham
Anyone who can remember Joe Raine, one of the former Heads of Brownrigg,----- has died December 12th aged 93. Announced in todays Newcastle Journal.
Funeral is to be held at Whitley Bay Crematorium, Tuesday 22nd December at 13.30 hrs. Friends please meet at the crematorium, family flowers only, donations in lieu, if desired to be made to the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. A donation box will be available at the crematorium.
15th May 2013
The funeral service for Pat Goonan ( Formerly pat Illingworth ) will be held at Whitley Bay Crematorium on Friday 17th at 1:30pm.
Message from Ed Graham 11/05/2013
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It is with great sadness that we need to tell you of the very sudden death of Vince Curran,on Friday 2nd March 2012.
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From: Sarah McClennan <[email protected]>
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Sender: Sarah McClennan Email: [email protected] Sender IP: 18.104.22.168 -------------------------------------------------- Hello, My partner's father, Duncan Rawlson Day, used to go to Brownrigg School and recently became involved in a reunion. Unfortunately Duncan has now passed away. Please could you pass on this information to any of his classmates who would wish to know. Duncan died of a heart attack while on holiday in the Scilly Isles. If any of his classmates wish to be contacted please give them my email address. Many thank, Sarah McClennan