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I would like to say welcome to the children and Staff of the School who are using the site to research the history of Thrybergh. Please consider this your page, contact me should you have any questions, or would like to add information on this page.

Please note this is not an official School site, anyone wishing to contact the School should do so via the School contact  information



The photo's below taken 1930 /31  have been kindly sent in by Peter O' Brien who is an ex pupil of St. Gerard's,  over the years Peter has become somewhat of an historian regarding St. Gerard's. It is fortunate for the rest of us that people like Peter have the foresight to collect and preserve photos and information, enabling future generations to enjoy a glimpse of times gone by. Here below is a great record of the some of the first Pupils of St. Gerard's School.





Back. Row (?) (?) Helen Houghton, Rose McGuinness. Kath Whealan. ? Street. (?) Kath Killgallon. Agness Browne. Florence Rigby.
Second Row Mr Conroy. Jack Wharin. (?).Bill Brennan. John Lane. Jack Bodkin. Peter Prendergast (?) Jim Kelly. Peter Robinson. Miss Mc Nicklas.
Third Row Joe Nixon. Kath Towey. Mary Whealan. (?). Mary Brennen. Julia Rogan. (Mary Booth.?) Dolly Toohey (?) (?) Kath Kelly
Front Row Walter Johnson, Tom Egan. Mick Brennen .(?). Jim Connell. Kevin Flannery. Tom Riley. Tom Brennen





Back Row Bob Moxon Patrick O’Brien (Patrick Brennen, killed in the war) Harry Farmer. George Brown. Bill Cheshire. Thomas.  Browne.Tim Flynn.
Second Row Mr Conroy. (Agnes Walsh.  ?) Agnes Williams (?) (?) (Harrington?). Josie Mc Gann. (?) (?) (?
Deignan. Mr Corrigan
Third Row (?). Alice Kelly.(?). Agnes Rogan. (?) (?) Molly Thompson. Mary Higgings. (?)  (?)





Back Row  Mr. James Conroy,  ? , Phil Williams, ?(Known to Peter Obrien as Johnny Jones) Jack Mc Gann, Tony Farmer, Gerard Doyle,
Second Row Jack Cartwright Jim Killgallon ? Helen Robinson Nee(?)Winifred (?)Brennen, Jim Walsh, Jack Toohey,
Front Row (?) Green,  John Brennen




My thanks to Peter Obrien





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