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Fred at Wigan Grammar School 1957
Photo: Fred Mason
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Item #: 4013
First school photo at Wigan Grammar School around 1957.

Comment by: Aimy Martindale on 6th October 2007 at 01:06

This is a very good likeness of Fred when he was at the Grammar. How are you Fred not seen you in a long time.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 25th November 2007 at 18:13

Hi Aime, I am getting along fine and very happy. Please contact me at


Comment by: B. Taylor on 11th January 2008 at 14:53

I recall thee owd marra. Tha was mates wi James Holding Fred Bamber Morris and Neville - reet?

Comment by: jim holding on 12th January 2008 at 21:47

hey is that barry taylor,,or wot,,,that wer a motley crew you mention,,in fact all class could be bcalled misfits but i wouldnt have missed them years,,see comments on cross country pic on previous page,,,there are moves afoot to get some kind of reunion this yearmmref joefairhurst,,curly cliff higham to name but a few,,,any comments welcome

Comment by: Roy on 16th June 2008 at 17:31

Neh then Fred I hope you're coming to the reunion on Thursday 19th June at the Brocket. See all your old mates.

Comment by: Roy on 21st June 2008 at 10:16

We missed out on a good turn out on the 19th Fred owd lad. Apparently it was a very good do.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 3rd August 2008 at 17:04

If you want a laugh, got to:

Comment by: Trencher on 6th March 2009 at 21:57

You wouldn.t think this clean cut lad would one day turn into an old reprobate would you.

Comment by: Frank Healy on 11th March 2009 at 11:26

Hi Trencher. Mischievous face, calculating eyes, CROOKED TIE; a budding reprobate if ever I saw one :o)

Comment by: Knowlsey on 11th March 2009 at 13:21

You know Frank - I think your spot on. Yeah - beady eyes - defintely.

Comment by: Peeping Tom on 29th March 2009 at 10:21

I saw thi foto on Friends Re U Trapper owd lad. Bi crasht thas put sum weight on.

Comment by: Knowlsey on 29th March 2009 at 15:56

Who ate all the pies?

Comment by: Vera Potter on 2nd June 2009 at 20:36

You know when I first saw this pic I thought it was Cliff Higham. Don't they lok similar. In fact Fred who I dont know is probably the handsomest.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 7th July 2009 at 20:13

But, Vera, my lovely, I am of course the handsomest...!!!!

Also just found out that Cliffy and I are first cousins. Howz about that then!!!

Comment by: C. Brown on 9th July 2009 at 16:11

Yeah - you both are as faye as each other.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 15th September 2009 at 15:56

Ah, but a better bunch of lads I have never seen, and I have travelled far and wide...

Comment by: Tommy Rourke on 26th January 2010 at 10:41

Hi Fred did you butcher in the Market Hall during the 60s?

Comment by: Bill Neville on 12th April 2010 at 21:19

Is this geezer brown bread now or what.

Comment by: Jim Ince on 30th April 2010 at 09:59

Why do these owd raspberries think we want to their boat races? Cliff Higham - Monty Mason - its beyond me.

Comment by: Oly Moorfield on 30th April 2010 at 10:47

He's still knocking about.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 26th August 2010 at 17:11

Hi Tommy,

Yup, I were a butchers lad int' th'oud market 'all, God luv it. What a lovely place to work and meet good folks. I was at McAvoys working with the best.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 26th August 2010 at 17:14

Wow, is that you, Olwyn Moorfield, from St John's, Pem?

If so, I do remember you well.

Comment by: M. Caine on 14th July 2012 at 09:10

Cliff Higham and Fred Mason are distant cousins. Not many people know that.

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