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St Josephs Catholic school Christchurch 1933
« on: Wednesday 10 April 19 01:04 BST (UK) »
I'm looking through a family album and noticed a school photo with my mother Mildred King and her friend Eileen Columbus - anyone tell me where this school was and if there are any records available anywhere please?
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Re: St Josephs Catholic school Christchurch 1933
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 10 April 19 04:21 BST (UK) »
Would this have been a primary or secondary school?

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Re: St Josephs Catholic school Christchurch 1933
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 10 April 19 04:34 BST (UK) »
Let Google be your friend

https://chchcatholic.nz/location/papanui-st-josephs/

Email the school

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Re: St Josephs Catholic school Christchurch 1933
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 10 April 19 04:56 BST (UK) »
Thanks for your replies. I am fairly sure the school was "the junior school" to Sacred Heart Girls College in 1933.

I dont think my mum would have travelled to Papanui from her home.

I think there is a co-ed school on the site in Barbadoes Street now?

Mother was born in 1919.

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Re: St Josephs Catholic school Christchurch 1933
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 10 April 19 05:06 BST (UK) »
The main reason I'm enquiring re the school is I have a class photo from 1933 and was thinking maybe others do too and they might have the names on theirs! I am trying to see which are the two persons I am interested in. The photo comes up too dark to add here!
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Weir - Swansea
Sumner - Warwickshire

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Re: St Josephs Catholic school Christchurch 1933
« Reply #5 on: Friday 12 April 19 03:58 BST (UK) »
Photo of pupils at St Josephs School Christchurch, Barbadoes Street 1933
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Re: St Josephs Catholic school Christchurch 1933
« Reply #6 on: Friday 03 May 19 04:22 BST (UK) »
There is a Face Book group named Old Friends New Zealand Schools.  You could add the photo to the site and see if anyone can confirm for you.
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Re: St Josephs Catholic school Christchurch 1933
« Reply #7 on: Friday 03 May 19 07:21 BST (UK) »
TradeMe used to run a thing called Old Friends to which people uploaded old school photographs. They closed it down BUT The National Library have taken it over and are still in the process of indexing.

https://natlib.govt.nz/publishers-and-authors/web-harvesting/oldfriends

But there is a link on their site to here

https://web.archive.org/web/20151226153138/http://www.oldfriends.co.nz/

From where you can navigate to the canterbury schools

This is the page with St Josephs schools - there are a few!.  I haven't looked through to see if your photograph is there, but perhaps you might be lucky. Maybe some other years have been loaded and you can match people from one to the other

https://web.archive.org/web/20160116152353/http://www.oldfriends.co.nz/Canterbury/school/16/character-S/page-2.htm

Your photo is all girls, the ones I first looked at had both girls and boys.
currently concentrating on NUTCHER & MARSHALL families, Hampshire.
and family of Thomas ANDERSON a Tailor of Perth, Scotland

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Re: St Josephs Catholic school Christchurch 1933
« Reply #8 on: Friday 03 May 19 07:33 BST (UK) »
Thanks for the replies, I have posted on the suggested page now.
Hall -Devon, Atkinson-Gateshead Durham.
Weir - Swansea
Sumner - Warwickshire