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Argyle Street Council School


Argyle Street School
Photo: robert johnson
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Item #: 17783
My father Ernest is 2nd row back the front, 2nd one in from the left. Wearing the bow tie!
Date unknown but maybe 1924

Comment by: RON HUNT on 16th May 2011 at 14:06

He looks like Little Lord Fauntleroy. He really stands out from the rest of the class.

Comment by: Maureen Andrews nee McGovern on 16th May 2011 at 15:17

he looks a proper little toff Robert...I bet you treasure that photo.

Comment by: GeorgeB on 16th May 2011 at 19:14

Great photo from 1924 - so clear.

Comment by: robert johnson on 17th May 2011 at 10:22

Thanks for the comments. Only found the picture a couple of weeks ago, while trying to find more about the Johnson family in Argyle Street. Sunday best for the school photo!

Comment by: Frank on 23rd May 2011 at 17:31

Perhaps it's just me but as I study each little face, every one seems to hold a wealth of different experiences. A number of these children probably were involved in World War 2, some, sadly, may have succumbed to prevalent childhood illnesses of that time and believe it or not one or two may still be around, albeit well into their 90's now.

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