Spirit of Birkenhead Institute

Pupils' and Staff Memories of Birkenhead Institute Grammar School

YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS AND IMAGES

Welcome to pupils and staff of Birkenhead Institute, Wirral!

This page is to include your photographs and images of anything connected with the school. I look forward to receiving your items in due course, and they will be included below. To start with, here is an excellent classroom photograph from 1958 sent in by former pupil Martin Campbell-Kelly:-

1951 SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPH

Above is the B.I. 1951 school photograph in four sections.

KEITH SEDMAN: SOME SPORTING MEMORIES!

2nd XV, 1947 - 1948, with names signed on the back of the photograph!

Many, many thanks to Keith Sedman for this photograph, and more items will be added shortly.

KEITH SEDMAN : 1948 CRICKET FIRST XI PHOTOGRAPH

ABOVE IS A PHOTO OF THE CRICKET FIRST XI, 1948, ALONG WITH SIGNATURES ON THE BACK, WITH MANY THANKS TO KEITH SEDMAN.

KEITH SEDMAN: FIRST XV, 1948 - 1949

KEITH SEDMAN: FIRST XV, 1948 - 1949

KEITH SEDMAN: SPORTING MEDALS

VERY MANY THANKS TO KEITH SEDMAN FOR ALL OF THE ABOVE PHOTOGRAPHS.

HERE ARE KEITH'S OUTSTANDING SPORTING MEDALS FOR HIS 1949 CROSS COUNTRY SUCCESSES.  THE FRONTS OF HIS MEDALS ARE SHOWN FIRST, FOLLOWED BY THE BACK:-

ABOVE IS B.I.  PUPIL  RUSHTON, (LEFT), FOLLOWED BY KEITH SEDMAN, (CENTRE),  AND B.I.  PUPIL DAWSON ON THE RIGHT.

VERY MANY THANKS AGAIN TO KEITH FOR ALL OF THE ITEMS ABOVE!

DON SUTHERLAND

I have received an email from Don Sutherland, whose late brother, Robert Graham Sutherland, was a pupil at the B.I. from 1934 to 1939. Robert was sadly killed at the end of World War II when his plane was shot down over Holland.

Here is a picture of Robert, which Don has very kindly sent to me:-

BIOB

 

Above are two excellent photographs, courtesy of BIOB. They are both taken around 1959.

DAVE GARRY: SCHOOL REPORTS

DAVE GARRY has sent in some of his school reports from the B.I.:-

ERNIE MCDONALD

FIRST XI, 1965

Here is a photograph kindly sent in by Ernie McDonald. The names are shown on the "Your Memories (2)" Page :-

ERNIE MCDONALD: 1987 PHOTOS

Here are five great sporting photographs which Ernie McDonald has sent in, featuring B.I. sporting events from 1987:-