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Spring View School


school photo
Photo: Dave Whittle
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Item #: 12173
Spring View Sec Mod 1962ish

Comment by: geoff on 13th October 2009 at 21:43

owd block(mr heyes headmaster)on the left.
mr beddard maths teacher on the right.happy days!.
thanks for putting it on dave.

Comment by: Jem Glover on 13th October 2009 at 23:57

Dave I'd say your on back row far right

Comment by: John on 14th October 2009 at 09:57

Dave, Do you know if a lad named Kev Weaver went to this school at this time? He lived in Spring View - I was just wondering.

Comment by: glyn on 14th October 2009 at 19:56

Kev Weaver did go to Spring Veiw but he was in the year below this year,I have a school photo with him on but just like me its seen better days.

Comment by: Dave Whittle on 14th October 2009 at 22:18

front row right to left Harry Farrimond Len Chadwick Me

Comment by: Bernard on 14th October 2009 at 22:36

Owd Block got his name when he was a teacher, by calling the pupils "blockhead" if they got a question wrong.

Comment by: John on 15th October 2009 at 15:28

Glyn, Any chance you putting that picture on the site please?
I worked with Kev, at Eckersley's, for years, it would be nice to see a pic of him.

Comment by: glyn on 17th October 2009 at 17:18

John.Sorry spend most of my time in Spain and photos in England,Im home in December so if my pc and printer are working will try and put them on WW although not 100%sure how you do it.

Comment by: Graham Hart on 29th October 2009 at 12:33

I went to Spring View and left in 1962,i think the picture is about 1960/61,top left is David Gee,third in from back roe i think is Ian the faces of some of the others but have forgoten there names,anybody else no names?

Comment by: glyn on 29th October 2009 at 22:25

They was a year above us but I think i can name a few top row ? Brian Mills ? Fred Hough Andrew Sutton ? ? middle ? ? ? Mike Winstanly Alan Ainscough ? Keith Gore Kevin Heyes bottom row ????Dave Whittle Len Chadwick Harry Farrimond. Graham I think your sister was in our class when we amalgamated with Brittania Bridge

Comment by: harry farrimond on 3rd November 2009 at 22:51

back row left to right stewart sharples;keith mills;philip kelly;fred hough; andy sutton; mick smalley; frank highton;MIDDLE ROW edward entwhistle; bob mcsorley;bob parker;mike winstanley; alan ainscough; alan clark; kieth gore; kevin heyes; Front row ;mark hill; william ashton; richard shaw; greame ralphs; dave whittle; len chadwick; harry farrimond

Comment by: Andy Sutton on 29th April 2010 at 17:32

recognise everybody good to recall owd days

Comment by: joanne dainty on 15th August 2010 at 17:29

showed this to my nan she knew evrybody on it len chadwick is her son it made her day

Comment by: Andrew Wilkinson on 22nd March 2011 at 17:18

The Third From The Left Back Row Is Me Andrew Wilkinson That Is A Good Few Years Ago

Comment by: Jimmy Edwards on 27th November 2013 at 20:40

Joanne ,your Len was a cracking lad live in Bury now only found out about Len on this site .RIP LEN .God Bless. Jimmy

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