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St William's RC, Ince


St Williams, Ince, c1949.
Photo: Jack Lawton
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Item #: 428
In this photo which must have been taken in 1949 (ot maybe 1950), I am 4th from left in the middle row and next to me, 3rd left, I think is Edna Capper. Vince Ryding is 2nd left. The photo was taken in the infants playground.

If anyone can help with names, please email.

Comment by: Kath Arkwright on 5th June 2007 at 18:08

I am 1st left on the front row next to Brian Hagan and at the other end,first right is Anne Baldwin next to Rita Williams. It is Edna Capper next to Jack and on his other side is Margaret Toman. I think that Gerry Dunne is next to Vince Ryding and 2nd right on the same row is ? Dawber. Ist right on the back row is possibly Lucy Crompton, next to Mrs Byrne or Burns.

Comment by: kathleen byrne on 5th June 2007 at 21:08

I was 9 in 1949 and went to st williams. I recognise some of the faces, but not the names.

Comment by: Dave Marsh on 18th June 2007 at 21:49

Reminds me of the old school days when everyone was told to fold their arms.

Comment by: Donna on 19th September 2007 at 21:22

My Mum is the third person in from the right on the middle row, Maureen Pearson. The person directly behind my Mum is Anne Cooke. Second person on the left on the top row is Wilfed Brady the person next to Wilfred my Mum thinks is Maureen Cusick. My Mum also thinks the first person on the left of the middle row is Roy Rodgers.

Comment by: winky on 7th April 2008 at 19:24

is the girl on the end of the third row elsie ashurst who used to live in chatham st.?

Comment by: Lorraine Curran on 1st August 2008 at 21:23

My Dad went to St Williams
His name was Albert Curran. But I can't see him on this photo. He was born in 1940

Comment by: Jack Lawton on 1st September 2008 at 21:08

Gerry Dunne is second from the right on the midle row.

Comment by: kathleen byrne on 15th October 2008 at 19:24

Jack I have been told that it is me, on your right.

Comment by: Jack Lawton on 9th November 2008 at 21:53

Kathleen, did you live in Greenfield Ave and have two brothers, Terry and George??

Comment by: Kath Arkwright on 18th November 2008 at 15:44

I think that Kathleen Byrne would have been in the junior school when this photograph was taken as it is definitely Margaret Toman on one side of Jack and Edna Capper on the other. I was born in 1942 and presumably we are all of a similar age, making us younger than Kathleen Byrne.

Comment by: kathleen byrne on 27th November 2008 at 17:32

Sorry, I have no photo's of me as a child and I was told it was me.

Comment by: wilf b on 12th March 2009 at 21:15

nice to see some of my schoolmates jackie hope your keepingalright

Comment by: josephine pennington nee beckett on 4th October 2009 at 18:16

hello lorrain.i lived next door to an albert curran at york st hr ince in the 50s wonder if same person? my oldest sister madeline beckett was born april 1941 and went to st williams cant see her on photo.

Comment by: Gerry on 7th October 2009 at 21:03

I think Madaline would have been in the Big Girls school by this time Josie these kids only look about 7 or 8 Years old

Comment by: Hello Josephine on 23rd November 2009 at 12:57

My Dad did live in York Street higher ince, so he would be the same one. His Dad was also called Albert.

Comment by: josie pennington nee beckett on 11th December 2009 at 20:18


Comment by: Lorraine Curran on 23rd January 2010 at 22:59

Hello Josephine, it was brilliant to see a photo of my Dad at school. Thanks for letting me know it was now on that page.

Comment by: julie hastings on 19th July 2011 at 13:32

my mum is the one stood in front of the teacher her name then was irene fenton its bispham now.

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