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Gidlow School   Views: 893
Gidlow Boys Annual School Trip 1958.   Comments: 7
Photo: Barrie   Item #: 29407  
 
Gidlow Boys Annual School Trip 1958.

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  20-06-1958. Rhyl coach park. Group of the teachers with 2 of the Walls coaches prior to leaving after the afternoon spent in Rhyl. Can anyone name them?  

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Comments by Eric, 4th June 2017  
I would say there was a mr shamrock,mr brown, mr tickle and a mr Moran?

Comments by Garry, 5th June 2017  
Walls were based in Ince, now Grayways.

Comments by Joan Beckett Wilding, 5th June 2017  
My uncle Joseph Rooney used to drive the coaches at Walls

Comments by Stuart, 5th June 2017  
It's Jack Sharrock not shamrock.

Comments by Eric, 5th June 2017  
Sorry got the spelling wrong on jack shamrock.another teacher on there is mr Redford, I think.known as pop radford cheers.eric

Comments by B., 6th June 2017  
Joan, would that be Dave Rooney's dad?

Comments by Rev David Long, 10th June 2017  david@scars.org.uk 
From the other pic, the two coaches have sequential number plates - 453 & 454 DTJ, and they also have Duple coachwork. 454 is an underfloor-engined Leyland Tiger Cub, a mid-weight chassis, whilst 453 is a front-engined Bedford, a lightweight chassis. The pic shows the different way the same coach body was applied to different chassis types. An anorak's delight!

 
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