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Whelley Secondary School


School trip to Volendam in Holland, 1968.
Photo: Dr. Keith Tattum
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Item #: 455
This photgraph was taken on 16.4.1968 at Volendam in Holland. This was my second school trip abroad organised by Mr jack Edmondson, Headmaster of Whelley Sec.Mod.(far left back row). Sadly I can only recall a few names. From the left on the back row: Eileen davis, David Conroy, Sylvia Jackson, me, Vivien Bradshaw. On the front row from left; Adrian Ashurst playing the accordian, Mrs Walters, Miss Pass, Mrs Edmondson and Peter the coach driver.

Comment by: Sue Foulkes on 8th June 2009 at 00:29

Hi Keith

It's surprising how you forget names but I can see Ruth Banks on the photo for definite and I am sure I can see Barbara Taylor, Jennifer McKnight, Susan Aspey, Betty Smith and Janice Hilton. Although I recognise a couple of others I can't think of their names especially the girl to the far left and th boy behind Miss Pass and Mrs Edmondson.

Comment by: Stuart on 18th April 2011 at 19:52

The boy behind Miss Pass and Mrs Edmondson is Graham Hurst.

Comment by: Sue Foulkes on 30th April 2011 at 20:56

Thanks for that Stuart. You aren't able to put names to any of the following are you, the girl stood up on the left,the girl stood to the right of you together with the boy with the glasses on. I also don't recall the girl on the back row on the right of the picture and the boy stood behind Mrs Walters. Like I say I can place some of their faces but not all and certainly don't remember their names but that what happens when you get older. Can't say for sure where I was when the photo was taken!

Comment by: GRAHAM HURST on 14th August 2011 at 19:26

yes that is me behind Miss Pass a bit less hair now

Comment by: David Conroy on 8th June 2013 at 21:51

Hi Keith
Bit of a shock to see this photo after all this time. I'm retired now but happy times. If you fancy a catch up drink let me know.

Comment by: Janice Hilton on 3rd September 2013 at 02:39

I remember this trip so well,Good to see the faces of friend we grew up with

Comment by: sylvia jakson on 5th July 2014 at 21:41

On back row next but one to Vivien is Betty
Smith. Good times!!!

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