All Our Yesterdays

PUBLISHED: 13:56 13 September 2006 | UPDATED: 14:49 12 May 2010

Sent in by John Runeckles

Sent in by John Runeckles

THIS week s photograph for All Our Yesterdays has been sent in by John Runeckles. It s another from earlier days at Queens Road School in Royston, which is believed to have been taken in 1924 or 1925. Mr Runeckles said his mother, Irene Chamberlain, is si

THIS week's photograph for All Our Yesterdays has been sent in by John Runeckles.

It's another from earlier days at Queens Road School in Royston, which is believed to have been taken in 1924 or 1925.

Mr Runeckles said his mother, Irene Chamberlain, is sixth-left in the third-row.

His mother left Queens Road to attend Hitchin Girls Schools in September 1925.

n If you have old photographs from Royston or the surrounding area then call The Crow on 01763 245241.

30 years ago: A steering committee was set up to organise celebrations for The Queen's Silver Jubilee. It stressed that events during the celebrations should be for enjoyment rather than seen as purely fund-raising activities.

20 years ago: Royston police reported that there was a rising tide of vandalism in the town centre - and they were determined to stamp it out. An outbreak of vandalism during the weekend was reported to be the worst for six years.

10 years ago: The Midland Bank in Royston introduced a new-style cheque book - for left-handed people. The bank said people writing with their left hand often had difficulty using a cheque designed for the right-handed.

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