Gerald Carey was born in London and educated at Christ’s Hospital School Horsham Sussex. On leaving school he worked for a time in the City of London before being called-up for War Service and directed to coal mining as part of the “Bevin Boy” scheme. He studied Geography and Economics for B.Sc (Econ.) degree at the London School of Economics and Political Science and spent a further year at the London University Institute of Education. The next 37 years found him teaching Geography and Economics first at Belle Vue Grammar School, Bradford, Yorkshire, and then at the John Taylor High School, Barton Under Needwood until retirement in 1985. His interests included walking, music and aspects of local history.
Gerald Carey passed away on 19th October 2004. He was the much loved husband of Audrey and father of four sons – John, Andrew, Simon and Clive.
Pre NHS Humor
Patient : “Doctor! Do you always charge your patients?”
Doctor : “Not always. Sometimes I sidle up to them.”