Thrybergh Ravenfield Dalton

South Yorkshire England

            Pronounced locally Thrybur  Old English Triberg

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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.



Whinney Hill School prior to being demolished photo courtesy and copyright Peter Obrien

Whinney Hill School today photo courtesy and copyright Jonathan Dabs
The photo above is of Whinney Hill School today, the old Building which was built in 1907 was demolished.




Whinney Hill School photo copyright Jonathan Dabs

Whinney Hill School today photo courtesy and copyright Jonathan Dabs
The photo above is of Whinney Hill School today, the old Building which was built in 1907 was demolished.

Behind the School Dalton Parva and Dalton Brook can be seen.


Staff 1930's
Information and photo below kindly sent in by Nadia Simpson nee Kelly,


The School was built in 1907 to accommodate children of  the increasing population of Thrybergh
In the 1930's the School staff were:-
Miss Wheeler Head Teacher
CLASS 1 Miss Bradley
CLASS 2 Miss Richardson
CLASS 3 Miss Harrison
NURSERY Miss Robertson
Mr. Goddard Head Teacher
Miss Crossley
Mr. Armatage Head Teacher
It is thought that Miss Richardson and Miss Harrison were sisters [ Married female teachers were still referred to as Miss ]
Amongst the activities at the School back in the 1930's were Morris Dancing and Maypole Dancing.


The Infants Class 1937



Back Row Pam or Cynthia White (not sure about White), Aileen Helliwell, Nadia Kelly, Sylvia Oliver, Douglas Haigh, Florence Fowlkes, Ethel Foster , Can't recall name,
Middle row Stanley Birch, Annie Wright, Amy Bailey, Violet [unknown]
Sitting Charlie Anderson, Irene Deakin






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