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Pemberton Boys School


School photo Pem boys
Photo: Jem Glover
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Item #: 12430
Bunch of lads from about 1968 Pem boys school

Comment by: Jem Glover on 3rd November 2009 at 21:23

One of the lads is part dog.

Comment by: dave johnson on 3rd November 2009 at 21:30

Why has John Moss got a tail?

Comment by: judith hodson (hutchinson) on 4th November 2009 at 07:59

i'm sure thats r eric front second from left. how moody does he look!!

Comment by: roy sturgeon on 4th November 2009 at 10:12

him on back row far left looks very much like a very young steve hampsom ex rurgby player

Comment by: dave johnson on 4th November 2009 at 18:11

Judith, it is Eric. Not usually so stern in fact more often than not he was normally laughing. Lad on far left is Mike Howard.

Comment by: judith hodson (hutchinson) on 4th November 2009 at 19:14

thanks dave. i've just e-mailed r eric and asked him to put names to em all. i think thats johnny halliwell on front row 1st left? i know the faces but can't remember their names! it's chauvin me to death!

Comment by: Jarvo on 4th November 2009 at 20:46

Hey, it's John Moss (Dracula...) The guy with time on his hands...Scary, man...

Comment by: Jem Glover on 4th November 2009 at 22:27

Back row L to R Mick Howard Dave Harrison Barry Holinshead Phil Yates Dave (Prod) Johnson John (the dog)Moss Kneeling Highest Tommy Sharrock L to R John Halliwell Eric Hutchinson Paul Ratcliff Me forget last lad

Comment by: dave johnson on 4th November 2009 at 22:41

Bottom right is Stephen liptrot? the lad second left rear is Dave Harris.

Comment by: Jarvo on 5th November 2009 at 22:21

Looks like this lot failed the auditions to replace Eric Clapton in the Yardbirds...Ha,ha,ha...

Comment by: P.Yates on 12th November 2009 at 13:06

These lads were a credit to PBS (Pem Boys School)you will notice,of course, everyone in school uniform!!!!.
Everyone seems happy enough except Hutchie, Must have been double maths after this was taken.

Comment by: Phil Yates on 24th September 2010 at 17:09

Has anyone an idea where Dave Bithell is? He was part of this motley crew but moved on to Wigan Grammar school and then the Army, REME, as a helicopter technician in Saudi, I think he returned to UK and the last I heard he was working at Blackpool airport, It would be good to get in touch with him after all these years.

Regards Phil

Comment by: David Harris on 14th April 2013 at 20:46

Emigrated to bolton when i got married in 1975 been over this way since two daughters and a grandson hope the gang are all standing would be interesting if we could all meet up and see who is most knackered.

Comment by: Barrie Winrow on 24th March 2018 at 21:43

Condolences to the Yates family, sadly Philip has passed away after battling cancer, what a great lad and a fantastic role model. R.I.P Phil.

Comment by: dave johnson on 17th October 2018 at 22:24

Barrie, went to phils funeral at charnock richard crem, plenty people there but did not see anybody from pem. such a great lad.

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