School trip to Switzerland

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By Annie O'Brien

This was a school trip to Switzerland from Lansdowne or St. Chad's School after the 1953's Floods. Valerie Anderson is first from the right in this photo. She can't remembered any other names who went on the trip with her. Can you help?

This page was added by Annie O'Brien on 27/02/2013.
Comments about this page

I went to Switzerland in June 1953 missed the queens coronation. This was from Landsdown Road school. Stayed at Chateau De Oux (not sure about spelling)

By E Fairman
On 16/03/2013

I am in this photo in front 1st right.My Name was Iris Smith. The girl in front 2nd left is Felicity Stokes and Janice Pears is at the back 2nd right. We shared a room in Switzerland in I think it was 1952.The trips were organised by a religious group I think were the Plymouth brethen.We were away for 6weeks and we had a wonderful time it cost our parents £10 and was part of the help from the flood relief. Sorry cant remember other girls names but we were from Manor Junior School. 

By Iris Mead nee Smith
On 12/06/2014

I can remember having six weeks in Switzerland I think one of the boys that was there at the time I was there was Frank Hewitt if there is anybody else was there at that time it was about 1953 the place was called La Bessonnez Lignerolle  ( not sure about spelling ) be nice to hear from you Tom

By thomas constable
On 05/02/2016

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