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Ashton Grammar School


Ashton Grammar School. Form 3. 1956/57
Photo: Roy Millett
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Item #: 8755
Can't remember all the names,especially the girls.

Comment by: janet on 15th January 2009 at 23:25

middle row, girls
?,?, Joan Houghton,??? Enid ?,??
Bottom row,
Beryl Thomas,? ? Marjorie Lloyd,? Maralyn Harrison,? Christine Morris and Christine Pimblet. Sorry Roy, that's all I remember, I wasn't in that class..

Comment by: Roy on 16th January 2009 at 20:43

Thanks Janet, It's coming back to me now. By the way, which Janet are you?

Comment by: janet on 16th January 2009 at 21:15

Hello Roy, I'm Janet Lomax from Downall Green..

Comment by: Roy on 16th January 2009 at 21:43

Hi Janet.
Thanks for clearing that up.
Am I right in thinking you now live in Florida?

Comment by: janet on 16th January 2009 at 23:23

Yes Roy, I do live in Florida, came to the states 33 yrs ago, first to Boston Mass, that's where my husband is from, then down here. I do get awfully homesick though even after all this time..

Comment by: barbara on 18th January 2009 at 00:01

think you will find this is 3A not 3 as i was in form 3

Comment by: Roy on 18th January 2009 at 13:53

No Barbara, this is definitely Form 3. If you are the Barbara who I suspect you are i.e. Barbara Bate from sunny Bamfurlong, then yes, you were in this form but you must have been absent on the day this was taken.
All the best,

Comment by: Joan Houghton on 19th January 2009 at 14:11

Hello. Remembered from our year, Enid Yeates,Christine yeates, Joan Pemberton, Eunice Berry,Christine Silman, Audrey Hinchcliffe, Lesley Waring, Alicia Clarke and twins from landgate. Did Mr Green on the other photo teach us science ?

Comment by: royM on 19th January 2009 at 19:03

Hi Joan, Remember me? Thanks for the names but are you sure about Lesley Wareing? I thought she was a year above us. Yes, you're right about Mr Green, he did teach us science,
All the best,

Comment by: Joan Houghton on 19th January 2009 at 20:01

Yes Roy i do remember you. Lesley used to sit behind me in class.

Comment by: royM on 20th January 2009 at 14:06

o.k. Joan, I bow to your superior memory but which one is Lesley on the photo?

Comment by: Barbara Bate on 24th January 2009 at 21:00

yes you're right, I was in that class but had chickenpox so missed photo call, Hi Joan Houghton, I'm sure Lesley was a year above us. Don Green went on to Upholland Grammar School and I'm sure he became head there. He was a breath of fresh air after some of the ancients who taught us.

Comment by: royM on 25th January 2009 at 10:20

Hi Barbara, Lovely to hear from you. Hope you are well and that life haS been good to you. I thought I was right about the photo and about Lesley wareing. I remember Lesley and her friend Beryl Brown (I think) from when we started at the Grammar School. They were both very fanciable but I was just a scrawny little eleven-year old with no chance at all.
I agree with you about Don Green - he was a breath of fresh air but he didn't move to Upholland Grammar, he went to Billinge and Upholland County Secondary where I think he became Deputy Head.
All the very best to you,
Stay in touch'
Roy (

Comment by: Lloyd Pearson on 23rd June 2009 at 01:30

Hi Roy - let's have a go at the boys - back row L to R:
Alan Blinston, Lloyd Pearson, Dave Prior, Barry Latham, John Waterworth, Raymond Cadman, --, --, --, Ray Heaton, Fred Anderton.
Mid Row L-R: --, Elwyn Hughes, Les Gannon, --.
Front Row L-R: Eddie Berry, Roy Millett

Comment by: John Hayes on 2nd September 2011 at 20:59

I am next to Ray Cadman. I am still in contact with Barry Latham.

Comment by: Eileen Forster on 23rd March 2016 at 10:44

the girl on second row immediately behind teacher - now lives in Australia

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