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Spring View School


Brian Green
Photo: David Ratchford
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Item #: 12700
My grandad on the front row 1st from left

Comment by: John on 29th November 2009 at 21:08

What year David?

Comment by: David Ratchford on 30th November 2009 at 12:25

I think it was 1947/48 ish

Comment by: john mosley on 11th April 2010 at 22:33

back row teacher unknown. jim lowe. joe cooper. cliff gaskell. jim newell. david johnson donald jackson. bill jolley. mr grange form teacher. mid row. vernon daniels. edgar wallace. tom robinson. gerald mather. george taylor. colin middleton. cliff hargreaves.front row. brian green. tom jukes. roy johnson. keith rowles. headmaster mr middlehurst. denis rigby. edward winstanley. john mosley. colin hewitt date 1947

Comment by: john mosley on 2nd May 2010 at 13:21

for the record,
teachers knicknames when i was there.middlehurst=owd miggy. hilton=owd aggy,heyes=owd block, grange= owd sally anderton= owd andy

Comment by: donald jackson on 2nd August 2013 at 16:53

the teacher on the back row is Mr Haltonwho was the art teacher at that time.He left around 1949 and was succeeded by Ms Wardle

Comment by: donald jackson on 15th November 2013 at 11:01

teacher who replaced Mr Halton was Mr Wardle and not Ms Wardle as stated on previous entry.

Comment by: David Dooley on 28th September 2016 at 15:06

Did Tom Robinson go onto play Rugby League? I think he had a couple og games for St Helens on the wing.

Comment by: bill parr on 11th April 2018 at 13:52

Re spring view photo and did Tom Robinson play for saints no he didn’t he used to play football in Sunday League but the best footballer in that group was George Taylor who had trials with I believe Man United

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