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Wigan Grammar School class photo, c1929.
Photo: Carol Coates (nee Brown)
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Item #: 479
Wigan Grammar School class of about 1929.

Photo taken by The Maxim Photographic & Cine Co, 125 Wellington Terrace, Promenade, Blackpool.

Signed on the back by the following:
A V Brown (4th from left front row, my father Arthur Victor of Park Rd, Wigan), B B McCarroll, F J Scandrew. A Vaughan, E Fairhurst, W H Orchard, W Winstanley, G M Barnes, W R Foster, G Liptrot, T N Holland, G L Hodgson, C Alstead, E Tootle, A N Hampson, A R Fairhurst, C R Parker, S T Banks, E V Richards, E Parkes, B Kenyon, J Molyneux, D J Smith, J S Hawkes, T L Darbyshire, P Howells, T K Walker, P W Shoocock.

Comment by: Vass Underwood on 13th January 2011 at 14:25

I think later than 1929 as the form master is Tom Halliwell Walker who joined the staff only in 1931

Comment by: Michael Smith on 8th May 2016 at 08:45

Strangely enough, Mum and I were looking at my dad's (David John Smith, bottom left seated as you look at the photo, looking fed up)copy of this photo the other day. Dad was born in August 1919 so the photo dates from the early to mid 1930s. Mum tells me that the form master T K Walker had a brother, Frank, who became a lecturer in Geography at Bristol University.

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