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St Catharine's, Wigan

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St. Catherine's Class approx 1950/51
Photo: Anne Melling
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Item #: 27674
Fred Melling middle row 3rd from left in check shirt Fred knows them all can you recognize yourself

Comment by: Ken on 7th March 2016 at 06:53

4th from the right middle row Roy Pitcher

Comment by: roy sturgeon on 7th March 2016 at 06:54

4th from right next to back row ken sturgeon

Comment by: DerekB on 7th March 2016 at 15:09

Front row 1st right looks as if it could be my cousin, Jean Roughley.

Comment by: Anne Melling on 7th March 2016 at 17:49

is her maiden name Orrell if it is that's her

Comment by: DerekB on 8th March 2016 at 15:26

Anne, her name as a child was Roughley. On reflection, if the approximate date of 1950/51 for this shot is right, it couldn't have bee Jean as she would have been about 12/13 years old by then and in secondary school.

Comment by: Roy Thompson on 8th March 2016 at 18:48

This is a blast from the past of faces from my befuddled memory bank.Colin Blackledge who is stood to the right of Freddie Melling was killed in a motorbike accident going to work he was only 17 he was a friend of Freddie and mine as we played football for the schools st Cats and whelley also wigan school boys, next time you see Freddie Anne say hi for me as i havnt seen him 50 odd years

Comment by: Anne Melling on 8th March 2016 at 20:50

Hello Roy, I will do that I have been married to Freddie for the last 50 years . He says hello.

Comment by: Vb on 8th March 2016 at 21:02

2nd row third from the left is a girl named Jean Wadsworth. She lived in a shop on the corner of Higham St and Belvoir St. The family emigrated to Canada.

Comment by: Jim Holding on 16th March 2016 at 19:53

Middle row'''1st from left
lad'Ronald Northall,,,4th,Graham Taylor,,,5th,David Prescott?

Back row,2nd from left John Fowler,5th FL Jimmy High am,,7thFL David Whittle,,,,,



Back row

Comment by: Eddie on 18th March 2016 at 02:04

Sixth from left top row is roy markland his dad syd markland was one of the top course fishermen in lancashire.

Comment by: Eddie on 18th March 2016 at 02:07

Name them all fred if yoy can

Comment by: Eddie rowland on 18th March 2016 at 02:11

Sixth from left top row is roy markland is dad syd markland was on of the top course fishermen in the north west inthe fifties.

Comment by: Anne Melling on 18th March 2016 at 17:44

Back row ,from left to right ? Burns, John Fowler, David Birchall, John Foster, James Higham, Roy Frank Edwards Middle Row, Ronald Northall, Colin Blackledge, Fred Melling, Graham Taylor, David Prescott, John Harrison, Frank Gregory, Malcom Heaton ?? ??, Roy Thompson, Keith Crookhall, Brian Summers, Girls, ? , ? Dean, Jean Wadsworth, ? Meadows, ? Fisher, ? Winnard, Dorothy Nichols, ? Pye, Anne Bullough, Sylvia Atherton,Jean Orrell Front Row Anne Tyson, Anne Lowton, ? Poulson,Phyllis Heaton and Anne Bradley Sorry girls Fred can't remember some of your first names

Comment by: Eddie rowland on 21st March 2016 at 00:11

Wigan world ive notest you dont put all interesting facts on why.

Comment by: Anne Melling on 22nd March 2016 at 13:40

My fault entirely I seem to have omitted a few names from back row I will try again left to right ? Burns, John Fowler, David Birchall, John Foster, James Higham, Roy Markland, David Whittle, John Osbaldestine, David Gerrard, Frank Edwards. Sorry about that sir, I don't know how that happened

Comment by: Niclas Engberg on 20th August 2021 at 13:58

Hi, can someone please specify exactly which of these is Brian Summers? He is the grandfather of my stepdaughter.

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