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Whelley Secondary School


Whelley Secondary School Circa 1956/7
Photo: Mrs. Dorothy Hesketh
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Item #: 14743
Mr. Millers midgets:
Back row; Vera McGrath; Eileen Swift; Me, Dorothy Ince (Hesketh); Hilda Green; Norma Gaskell; Maureen ?:
Front row; Olive Owen; Kathleen Ashurst; Margaret Lavin; Sandra Cheetham; Mr. Miller; Alice Jolly; Rose Culshaw; Eileen Mottler; Eileen Thompson; Greta Turton:
We were also Miss Finny's fidgets. Mr. Lewis was the Head, then Mr Miller was promoted to that position.

Comment by: Bob B on 10th May 2010 at 13:10

Please as anyone got any more photos of Whelley school,I was there the 4 previous years to this, it would be good to see any class photos from this time, Thanks, Bob B.

Comment by: Dorothy Hesketh (Ince before) on 14th May 2010 at 09:03

Hi Bob B. Do you remember my brothers & sister ? they where older than me. George - Norman -Renee Ince, they also attended whelley. Did they have the house colours red blue yellow & green. Romans Trojans Spartans & Greeks. As I dont know when this was introduced. I myself was in Spartans.

Comment by: Audrey Cutter on 10th January 2011 at 17:47

Has anyone got any photos of Whelley Sec Modern from 1952 - 1956

Comment by: keith rutter on 17th March 2012 at 07:59

Is Eileen swift the Eileen from 21 leigh st off darlington st east, wigan?,born march 1943 worked at heinz .brother allan sister susan .If it is, love to hear from you happy birthday (Keith from Blackpool) now in newzealand

Comment by: Bob B on 16th June 2016 at 14:18

Romans Red , Greeks yellow ,Spartans blue , Trojans green , I was A greek ,

Comment by: Irene jackson(mullaney) on 16th June 2021 at 15:44

I was in this class until I left when I was 15 1958
Wonder how I missed this photo

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