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Post by Vonny » Thu Nov 17, 2005 9:18 pm

Can you all remember your house numbers? I was 2:12 & then BaB 41 8)
2's 1981-1985 2:12 BaB 1985-1988 BaB 41

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Post by Euterpe13 » Fri Nov 18, 2005 7:47 am

Of course - 2:24 - I even use it for lottery numbers ( how sad is that ?)

When you have it marked on everything from nighties to knickers for 7 seven years ( well 6 in my case, because 1 year in juniors ) - can you EVER forget ?
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Post by Great Plum » Fri Nov 18, 2005 9:07 am

Maine B 39 and Maine A 23...
Maine B - 1992-95 Maine A 1995-99

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Post by sport! » Fri Nov 18, 2005 9:19 am

Barnes B 39
Coleridge B 2
Lamb B 2

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Post by englishangel » Fri Nov 18, 2005 9:38 am

2:17

I have coathanger somewhere with this on, must have used it for needlework I suppose. (Textiles to the youngsters)

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Post by eloisec » Fri Nov 18, 2005 10:16 am

Col.A 44. A few years ago a group of us went back for Old Blues Day and met our old matron. Even though new pupils now had what were our numbers, she could still remember all our numbers. Scary!

I still have some stuff with Col.A 44 scrawled on them ... and that's after 11 years out of the place! I hasten to add, it's stuff shoved in the bottom of drawers and not used!
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Post by Mid A 15 » Fri Nov 18, 2005 10:49 am

Vonny wrote:Can you all remember your house numbers? I was 2:12 & then BaB 41 8)
My user name answers your question.
Ma A, Mid A 65 -72

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Post by Deb GP » Fri Nov 18, 2005 10:50 am

34.

And I use mine for the lottery too.

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Post by Richard Ruck » Fri Nov 18, 2005 10:53 am

Barnes A 7 and Mid.B 39

Also sometimes used for the lottery!
Ba.A / Mid. B 1972 - 1978

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Post by jhopgood » Fri Nov 18, 2005 11:46 am

Barnes B 25, which I inherited from a Joe Curtis, whose brother Robin was also in Barnes B.
My brother was Barnes B 28 which he inherited from Mike Hilliard.
Can't remember anyone else's though, but I doubt that I knew them when I was at CH.
Given that we all had names, and only infrequently a relative in the same house, and that all my clothes had Cash's name tapes sewn on them, why did we have numbers?
Just to mark Housey clothes?
Barnes B 25 (59 - 66)

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Post by englishangel » Fri Nov 18, 2005 11:47 am

jhopgood wrote:Barnes B 25, which I inherited from a Joe Curtis, whose brother Robin was also in Barnes B.
My brother was Barnes B 28 which he inherited from Mike Hilliard.
Can't remember anyone else's though, but I doubt that I knew them when I was at CH.
Given that we all had names, and only infrequently a relative in the same house, and that all my clothes had Cash's name tapes sewn on them, why did we have numbers?
Just to mark Housey clothes?
Yes

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Post by jhopgood » Fri Nov 18, 2005 12:19 pm

englishangel wrote:
jhopgood wrote:Barnes B 25, which I inherited from a Joe Curtis, whose brother Robin was also in Barnes B.
My brother was Barnes B 28 which he inherited from Mike Hilliard.
Can't remember anyone else's though, but I doubt that I knew them when I was at CH.
Given that we all had names, and only infrequently a relative in the same house, and that all my clothes had Cash's name tapes sewn on them, why did we have numbers?
Just to mark Housey clothes?
Yes
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Post by BTaylor » Fri Nov 18, 2005 1:13 pm

Thornton B 45
Thonrton A 49

The numbers we re kept as similar as possible so that matron didn't have to sow on new tags, but could just write over the top...
Thornton 85-92

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Post by Euterpe13 » Fri Nov 18, 2005 1:24 pm

and remember that , at Hertford anyway, we didn't have any non-CH issue clothes, or name-tapes - so numbers were a lot quicker to china-ink onto a tape ( I've just rembered that I was 5:25 before 2.24 ...)
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Post by ben ashton » Fri Nov 18, 2005 1:38 pm

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