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Gidlow School

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School Trip Lake District 1954 or 1955
Photo: John Gaskell
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Item #: 8489
Group on top of Great Gable.The written comments are by Tom Ward the teacher. He would then put all photos in a frame, and hang the frame on the school corridors, for all pupils to view and have a laugh. I think the lad front left was called Taylor and the middle lad was called Hindley.

Comment by: Alan Norris on 26th January 2009 at 18:52

On hindlys left looks to be Keith Rudd....Is that you John,on the extreme right of the picture?

Comment by: John Gaskell on 28th January 2009 at 16:00

Your correct it is Keith Rudd, but I am not on the photo.

Comment by: john halsall on 2nd February 2009 at 15:37

i think on the fronr row far left could be david taylor

Comment by: John Gaskell on 4th February 2009 at 15:39

Your right John, I think his nickname was Twoller

Comment by: carol hardman on 22nd August 2011 at 15:55

hi i am carol hardman john hardmans daughter john hardman is on the front row on the right side... we was in touch with tom till he died he used 2 take lads from gig all over the lakes if u want 2 get in touch with my dad u can email my self & i wil pass anything on its carol.hardman72@btinternet.com
thanks carol................

Comment by: Fred Carter on 22nd March 2013 at 20:44

Teachers like Ted Ward should be cloned so every boy can be treated like we were-with respect and honest teaching,He never caned me or anyone else,if I remember correctly but 3 or 4 others made up the deficit.Is there anyone out there remember the Belgium trip?

Comment by: carol hardman on 29th March 2013 at 23:02

hi alan norris yes the boy on the front right of the photo is john its john hardman he to was in tom wards class .....would love to hear from u...... carol johns daughter.....

Comment by: Harold entwistle on 1st December 2014 at 13:05

top left my brother john entwistle

Comment by: John Gaskell on 6th July 2015 at 11:49

I remember John Entwistle. If I remember right he injured his ankle on the way down from Great Gable, and we missed the bus back to the hostel. John and I got a lift back in a Jaguar because I was the smallest and John was injured. Hope my memory is correct.

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