St George's House,
Northern Police Orphanage. 1898-1956  Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

 

 

 

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Children at Play

Children everywhere like to play.  Some enjoy Sports, others employ their imagination in different ways, depending on the age group they are in.
Following are a few photographs of St George's children and young adults just enjoying themselves in a variety of ways.

                          
                          A very early photograph of the St George's children playing in front of the original building, circa 1900.

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    An eclectic group.  Cricket, Tennis, Skipping, Cubs, Softball, Nurses...

                      
     
From left to right:                                                                                  
     Peter Geraghty, Jill Scrivener, Bob Park, Pat Geraghty,
     Mary Geraghty, Dorothy Rider.


     
     
The Flying Squad 1930                          The Mobile Squad 1937

     

    
     The Old Grey Mare                              The Playroom                                                     Bob Park, enjoying himself

      
    
The good old blanket toss in action                                  Arthur Boschi giving Michael Wells a ride.

    
     Taking time to smell the Dandelions are    Having fun are Alfred Lewis, John Williams,                  Jacqueline Geraghty with  
     Olga Cummiskey & Jean Moulding.           Jenny Scrivener (kneeling), George Bentham                Albert Drummond.  
                                                            and Geoffrey Whitaker. 

                                 
                                  Playing,  with all manner of toys.

              
      The serious side of childhood.               A tea-party in St George's grounds.
     Michael Park studying the Memorial        Amy Louise Bridge (second from left) age 9. Photo dated 1925.
     to the First World War in St George's
     foyer.

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