First Communion 1962
||24th June 1962
|H080 & H081 Images donated by David Baxter
First Communion group of St Peter and Saint
Paul's Roman Catholic Church, the donor of the photo, David Baxter points out
that he is the boy wearing a pullover 3rd in from the left, 2nd and 5th from the
left wearing white shirts and ties are twin boys who he thinks were called
They would have been aged about 7, some of the boys are holding their
communion certificates, the girls are busy tying to hold onto their
All the children attended the same church
but as there was no primary school attached their parents had a choice of
sending them to local schools or further afield to a Catholic school, David and
his brother went to St Mary's RC school in Horsforth they were transported on
Samuel Ledgard's School Specials.
The family moved to Bradford in 1963 so the
details on David's certificate were never completed.
He thinks he met the Meeson
brothers again when they were pupils at St Bedes Grammar School,
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