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British/Evans school Ashton in Makerfield

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?Evans. Juniors.
Photo: Stan
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Item #: 21407
Found in an attic in Ashton about 23 years ago. I am assuming this is the British School as I feel sure that the male member of staff is the inimitable Leonard K.Pilling. The background looks like the partition that existed between the two classrooms "downstairs." On circumstantial evidence only, I estimate that it would have been taken 1958-59. Hopefully someone will recognise themselves.

Comment by: Stan on 5th September 2012 at 12:33

Having looked at other photos of that classroom at the British I find that the floor boards ran the other way. I may well have misidentified the school. Hopefully someone can identify the location.

Comment by: Chocker on 5th September 2012 at 16:35

Our Ladys ,Downall Green.The teachers are the inimitable Tony Tennant and Miss Topping

Comment by: irene roberts on 5th September 2012 at 16:42

Could it be that the children on this photo are fscing a different way, Stan, so the floorboards are just seen at a different angle?

Comment by: Kenee on 5th September 2012 at 17:08

I can't say for sure if it is the British School but it is not LK Pilling.

Comment by: Ged on 5th September 2012 at 21:55

It is Our lady's Bryn, My wife is on the front row far left,

Comment by: Sue A on 7th September 2012 at 16:19

I'm pretty sure that is Pam Wilde, 1st girl on right, middle row standing next to the teacher

Comment by: pat on 8th September 2012 at 16:09

It is Our Ladys in Downall Green road. The teachers are Mr. Tennant and Miss Topping. I think that Miss Topping still lives on Wigan road near the parks.

Comment by: Ginge Taylor on 30th September 2012 at 00:12

Tony Tennant is a relation of mine. He's in his 80's but still going strong.

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