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This Site Was Last Updated on Saturday, 28 March 2009

Site Owner - Stephen Smith

 

Remember Billy Wilmot?

 

    Billy 1973

Billy 2005

When did you attend Priory?

1971 - 77

 

Who was your most unforgettable teacher?

Mrs. Gonzalez my Chemistry teacher. I was in the remedial Math's class in 5th form and she came as substitute teacher. She had a real problem with me as I was the class practical joker. That time however I was innocent and she called me up in front of the class and grabbed me up in  my neck and tore my shirt. This resulted in me knocking her down and breaking her glasses. It could have been worse, but I have to thank Gregory Marzouca who held me off her. I had to apologise to her and ended up 'on report' (remember that? having a paper for teachers to sign and comment on after every class). I also had to do all my Math's and Chemistry classes for the rest of term outside Mr. Williams' (the Principal) office. I didn't get expelled though as she was wrong to grab my neck.

One love Mrs. Gonzalez!

Mrs. Gonzalez

 

Who were your best friends at school?

My friends were Sean Bourke, Mark Henry, Andrew Lobban, Samuel Reid, Oliver Langstadt and Neil Andrade. There were many friends and classmates.

   

     Sean Bourke              Andrew Lobban             Oliver Langstadt

 

Who are you in touch with now?  

Neil Harvey, Neil Andrade, Nicholas Henry and Gary Gregg

Neil Harvey

 

 Who would you like to trace if we could?

-

 

What's the wildest thing you ever did at Priory?

Sorry - can't say!

 

Who was the craziest person during your time at Priory?

There were 3! Cyril 'Abduna Monamatapa' Bailey and Steven Hannah. Abduna was well ABDUNA! The Voicer of Black Consciousness on campus - just that he was obviously from a different planet. His friend Thorwald Van Der Tooren was the perfect side kick too. All day long the whole school was his stage and he was playing the biggest comic you could imagine - Priory's Charlie Chaplin.

Cyril 'Abduna Monamatapa' Bailey

Thorwald Van Der Tooren

 

Where do you live and what do you do now?

Bull Bay, Jamaica. I am a musician with the group Mystic Revealers, I am also an actor. I play CC on a local TV soap opera. I also run a surf camp which caters for visiting surfers.

Mystic Revealers

Billy surfing after Hurricane Ivan

 

Tell us about any significant others
 

Married to Claudette Morgan for 26 years. We have 5 children, Ishack 24, Inilek 21, Icah 19, Imani 16 (only daughter!) and Ivah 9.

Ishack, Inilek and Icah

Imani and Ivah

Billy and Maggie - August 2005

 

What do you think of the Priory site?

Pretty Cool. Good job Bro!!

 

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