The Carr Primary School photo from
1947/1948. Back row, left to right: Stanley Kerr, Thomas
Bryans, Ernie Robinson, Robert Hanna, Jack Scott, George
Carlisle, Martin Lowe, Jim Hall. Second row: Sam Sloan,
Junior Harron, Ruth Glenn, Viola Spence, Tilly
McFarland, Iris Corbett, Audrey Smith, Joan Johnston,
Bertie Abbott, George Dobbin. Front row: John McFarland,
Herbie Jordan, Sam Dobbin, Helen Magowan, Jean Harvey,
Eileen Sloan, Isme Jamison, Margaret Patterson, Henry
Corbett, Walter Johnston and Derek Harrison. Also
included are Master Scott and Miss Patterson (now Mrs
THERE will be celebrations at Carr Primary
School later this month as they will bring together pupils past
and present to mark their 75th Anniversary.
Carr is one of the longest established
schools in Northern Ireland and they are still on the lookout
for former pupils in preparation for an Anniversary Service at
The school are hoping to gather details of
pupils, parents and staff who have played a part in the history
of the school. They would also love to have old photographs and
stories about the school.
Teacher, Mrs Frances Greer said, "We would
love any past pupils to contact us with old school photographs,
anecdotes or snippets of history."
Principal Mr William Hayes commented, "We
will be having a celebration service and a Christmas Nativity on
the day, as well as the Chairman of the Board of Governors, Rev.
Ken Smyth, cutting a cake with the youngest pupil at the
Carr Primary not only has a long history, its
future also looks bright and former pupils will be given a
guided tour of the new facilities which opened in June 2006,
new classrooms and anew assembly hall. The
school is hoping for a large turnout and a sea of reminiscences.
If you wish to get in contact or simply to be
kept informed of the forthcoming event contact the school at 336
Comber Road, Lisburn, BT27 6TB or telephone 92638615 between
Monday and Thursday before 12.30pm.
The 75th Memorial Service Celebration will be
held in the school on December 19 beginning at l0am.
Anyone interested in attending will be
The Carr Primary School photo 1952.
Back row: Fred Johnston, Graham Harron, Noel Reid,
Maurice Harrison, Lenny Reid, John Smith, Brian Smyth.
Middle row: Jim Johnston, Stanley Patterson, Marlene
Robb, Elizabeth Cairns, Margaret Holt, Phillis Duffield,
Wilma Patterson, Maureen Eadie, Roberta Philpot, Tom
Magill, Wilmer Patterson. Front row: Tom Patterson, Eric
Johnston, Edith Johnston, Robb, Rosemary Johnston, ,
Muriel Johnston, Alice Magill, Willie Johnston, .
Sitting: Robert Patterson, George Johnston and Earl