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Ashton-in-Makerfield Secondary School

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Class Photo: Form 3B 1952/3.
Photo: Alan Twiss
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Item #: 223
Class Photo: Form 3B 1952/3

Back row: (?), Douglas Melling, Roberts, John Walls, Webster, Taylor, Alan Twiss

Forth row: Gilligan, (?), David Green, Foster, Ken Holland, Norman Pilling, (?) Graham Marshall

Third row: Mr McKenzie Clifford Leather, Howard Bibby, John Edwards, Pritchard, (?), Ken Hughes, Brown, Ken Sutton Ashcroft, Ken ?

Second row: Jamieson, Woodward, Leslie Cunliffe, (?), Tabener, Len Winstanley, (?), Syd (?)

Front row: (?), Thomas, Heaton, Ratcliffe, Fox, (?)

Comment by: Amanda Archer on 12th January 2008 at 16:57

The Fox on this photo is Keith Fox - my Uncle!!!! And he hasn't change one bit - apart from some grey hairs. don't tell him i said that though!!!!

Comment by: Margaret White was Edwards on 20th April 2008 at 02:12

That is my brother John Edwards thank you for the photo it was a nice surprise

Comment by: David Thompson on 4th May 2008 at 16:29

Back row first left Keith Carter,4th row first left Joe Gilligan,4th row next Norman Pilling is Kenny Hughes 3rd row Ken Hughes is Jeffrey Hughes, next to Kenny Sutton is Barry Ashcroft, second row far right looks like Sidney Middlehurst, front row first left brilliant left handed lead guitarist with 60's beat group Keith Pennington, Roy Heaton, Alan Ratcliffe, Keith Fox,and Alan Banks. And I wasn't in this class I was in 3a

Comment by: lanky11 on 8th May 2008 at 16:02

I hope you don't mind but I put a small picture of John Edwards on mt blog cut from this picture

Comment by: Adrian Taberner on 9th July 2008 at 14:45

God !!!, how young does my Uncle Kenny look, why do all Taberner's look alike.....

Comment by: keith pennington on 4th November 2008 at 23:05

third row far right Barry Ashton then Thomas Pennington.second row middle Bert Leach.ps even though i did go to ashton sec mod i managed to learn how to spell when i went to tekknikall coolidge, and thanks davy at least somebody remembers me and as you say ,you was in the posh 3a were they did lernn ow two speel

Comment by: Brian Ashcroft on 30th December 2008 at 20:00

I do not remember any Ashcrofts being in 3B i was in the same year but in 3A that is not me in that class

Comment by: David Thompson on 31st December 2008 at 00:47

Hello Brian Dave Thompson here I got the boy's name wrong it was Barry Ashton in 3b I probably mixed him up with you

Comment by: Brian Ashcroft on 5th January 2009 at 00:05

Hi Dave nice to contact you again,2nd time in 50years? time flies,Ellis Brown has a form photo of 1A he should put that on,would bring back a few memories to some old mates,if he has lost it let me know and i will send another one.

Comment by: David Thompson on 19th January 2009 at 17:20

Hello Brian, Ellis gave me 3 photos 1a, 3a, 4a, I published them all last year you will find them on page 2 on this site. Dave

Comment by: joe knowles pre gilligan on 22nd January 2009 at 16:53

the year was 56 57

Comment by: keith pennington on 27th January 2009 at 19:45

is Joe Knowles the joe Gilligan who lived near the Blue bell?

Comment by: joe knowles on 2nd February 2009 at 17:51

yes kieth the same one

Comment by: keith pennington on 22nd February 2009 at 22:05

hiya Joe its certainly a long time no see ,how're you doing.I'm the only one ,or should i say mug still working .its terible that once you lesve school everyone goes their seperate ways.I saw Bert Lynch and Alan Ratcliffe about 15 years ago in the simms road end.not seen anyone else since.I seem to remember Ken Holland was a brilliant drawer ,am i right.Norman Pritchard used to play drums with us and went out with Ann Ogden who used to live near the motorway bridge,Taylor ,i was told lives in Abram ,apart from that its all i know,anyway Joe nice to hear from you

Comment by: keith pennington on 1st March 2009 at 19:25

do you think we could have a reunion sometime,

Comment by: Maurice Hutton on 4th March 2012 at 14:37

Is the Alan Twiss an ex RAF Instrument Fitter

Comment by: James gordon green on 17th December 2016 at 21:06

I was in 3b class in that year but once again I was most likely not at school on that day

Comment by: Steve kelsall on 17th May 2020 at 10:01

Heaton in the front row is my uncle Roy. My Mum is Joan twin sister of Pat.

Comment by: Enid hill formally Travis on 6th September 2020 at 20:26

Steve Kelsall. Well I never, Pat and Joan Heaton, I dont think I have seen them since they left St Thomas's junior school. I dont think they would remember me, but may remember my brother and sister Joe and Sylvia Travis.

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