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Whelley Secondary School


Whelley school 1957
Photo: Ke n Smith
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Item #: 17118
Boys & Girls from Whelley school taken before thair trip to Spain Easter 1957 (sorry about the missing bits )

Comment by: Philip Harrison on 16th February 2011 at 09:45

Ken Smith, Roy Pitcher's cousin sent this pic in. Thanks very much, wht a great pic despite the missing bits.I'll try to name as many pupils as poss. and hope that someone will be able to fill in the gaps. So here goes, not in any particular order: Michael Hitchmough, Keith tudor, Brian Shawcross, Norman Green, Malcolm Milner, Malcolm Bannister, Raymond Birkett?, Roy Pitcher, Eileen Mason?, Graham Myers, Margaret Webb, Alan Unsworth, Brian Arrowsmith, James (Jimmy) Johnson, Philip Brookfield?

Comment by: dave c on 16th February 2011 at 20:42

I'll take a guess that the guy 2nd in from the left is Ian Hart a second cousin of mine, The family lived in the street next to the Balcarres just up towards Whelley from Greenhough Street.

Comment by: Ken Smith on 17th February 2011 at 09:04

My cousin Poy Pitcher is 2nd from the left on the front row

Comment by: evelyn jones on 17th March 2011 at 09:43

think one then my brother alan jones

Comment by: bill mather on 24th September 2011 at 02:32

I can see Andy Collins and john dootson

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