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BRYN GATES PRIMARY SCHOOL 1959/60

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Abram Bryn Gates Primary School
Photo: Annette Walton Lowe
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Item #: 15932
Approx 1958
Back row: ? Susan Topping. Joan Forshaw. Annette Walton. ?
Middle row: Peter Sixsmith. ? ? ? ?
Bottom row: Christine Littler. ? ? Jean Metcalfe. ? ?
2 lads at the front ? ?
Teacher was Mrs Speakman I think. Miss Agnes Sherbourne (my aunt) taught the next-to-the-top class. Never got to that level, me & my sister got moved to St Peters in Hindley.

Comment by: derek evans on 7th October 2010 at 16:52

I have just realised that these three photos of Bryn Gates primary were all taken on the same day. They are three classes 8, 9, and 10 year olds. I am on the middle one so it must be summer 59 I think. The seats and the mat on the floor are in the same place.
I know most of the faces but cant remember the names.
Tony Hesketh and John Pete must be on the photo in the middle.

Comment by: Barbara bate on 7th October 2010 at 21:07

is that Rhoda Brett front row third from left? third from
right I think is Lorraine Hesketh.

Comment by: barbara Bate on 7th October 2010 at 21:09

missed out Terry Ryan middle row 2nd from left

Comment by: Netty Walton Lowe on 9th October 2010 at 12:19

Bottom row, 2nd & 3rd from left poss Elaine Williams? & Elsie? How could I forget Terry Ryan! Big lad next to him could be Eric.

Comment by: Mystical Elephant on 25th October 2010 at 02:04

Middle row, third in from the right is Derek Forshaw, Joan's twin brother.

Comment by: inor collins on 8th March 2011 at 16:26

the lad on the back row on the left is my brother david collins.

Comment by: antony mills on 16th April 2011 at 07:43

front row on the right is brian mills

Comment by: Rita Draper on 28th January 2014 at 13:28

Top row right is David Rigby

Comment by: David Rigby on 13th October 2014 at 16:13

Back row - David Collins, Susan Topping, Joan Forshaw, Annette Walton, David Rigby
Middle row - Peter Sixsmith, Terry Ryan, Eric Ward, Derek Forshaw, ?, Frank Kitson
Front row - Christine Littler, ?, __Jones, Jean Metcalf, __ Hesketh, ?, Elsie Turton
Sat down - ___Jones, Brian Mills

Comment by: David Rigby on 13th October 2014 at 18:53

On the floor - John Hurst Brian Mills

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