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Schooldays - Gallery 10

Council Junior School : 1940s


This page is the tenth of a series, showing school scenes captured on camera over the years.
School Pals

Alf Messenger &  Friends 1945
Alf Messenger & Friends - 1945

Probably the sort of memento we all wish we had .... Alf Messenger and some of his friends from
his schooldays in 1945 - Jean Bulley, Pearl Bulley, Maurice Desborough & Cyril Desborough


Faces of 1947 - the following are all said to date from that year

Burton Latimer Council School 1947 - Nicholas Crocker
Burton Latimer Council School 1947 - Olive Timpson
Burton Latimer Council School 1947 - Malcolm Smalley
Burton Latimer Council School 1947 - Tim Groome
Nicholas Crocker
Olive Timpson ?
Malcolm Smalley
Tim Groome

Burton Latimer Council School 1947 - Janet York
Burton Latimer Council School 1947 - Paul Vilette
Burton Latimer Council School 1947 - Ruth Smith
Janet York
Paul Vilette
Ruth Smith
Burton Latimer Council School 1947 - Marlene Johnson
Burton Latimer Council School 1947 - Harold Loake
Burton Latimer Council School 1947 - Jennifer Cooper
Marlene Johnson
Harold Loake
Jennifer Cooper

In Class

Burton Latimer Council School - Classroom Scene - late 1940s
Classroom Scene - late 1940s

Front Row: 1. ---?---, 2. Gaye Robertson, 3. Marlene Johnson, 4. Pam Hawkins, 5. Dorothy Ramsbottom
Second Row: 6. Janet York, 7. Betty Partridge, 8. Margaret Strudwick, 9. Sadie Williamson
Third Row: 10. Sylvia Whieman, 11. Patsy Loak, 12. Janet Northern, 13. Rita Butlin, 14. Joan Bray
Back Row: 15. Brenda Roberts, 16. ---?---, 17. Sidney Coleman, 18. Harold Loak


Playground Poses

Burton Latimer Council School - playground group 1949
Playground Group 1949

Back Row: 1. Ernie Vincent, 2. Peter Watson, 3. Geoffrey Palmer, 4. David Jones
Middle Row: 1. Brian Freestone, 2. Alan Evans, 3. Ted Phipps, 4. Terry White
Front Row: 1. Ray Birnie, 2. Jimmy Christian, 3. Tony Elliott, 4. Alan Evans,

Burton Latimer Council School - P.E. in the playground - late 1940s
Hold that pose!
(The photographer must have been on the roof of the air-raid shelter for this one from the late 1940s!)

A nostalgic reminder of the days when P.E. really did mean Physical Exercise - outside - in most weather
conditions - on the playground tarmac - wearing (for the most part) no special gym kit ...

First column (left) front to back: 1. Pat Evans, 2. John Smith, 3. Ernie Vincent, 4. Ray Burney,
5. Frank Bayman, 6. ---?---, 7. ---?---, 8, ---?---, 9. ---?---, 10. ---?---
Second column, front to back: 1. ---?---, 2. Nigel Warner, 3. Sam Love, 4. Brian Freestone,
5. Eric Mason, 6. ---?---, 7. Brian Northern, 8. ---?---, 9. ---?---
Third column, front to back: 1. ---?---, 2. Geoff Hayward, 3. ---?---, 4. Tony Palmer, 5. ---?---
6. Keith Clifton, 7. ---?---, 8. ---?---, 9. ---?---, 10. ---?---
Forth column, front to back: 1. ---?---, 2. John Evans, 3. ---?---, 4. ---?---, 5. ---?---
6. Christopher Tailby, 7. Pete Clipson, 8. ---?---, 9. Roy Anderson, 10. ---?---

School Play

Burton Latimer Council Junior School - "Nicholas Nickleby" cast 1949
"Nicholas Nickleby" 1949

The Cast in costume

Back Row: 1. Brian Freestone, 2. David Jones, 3. Margaret Cope, 4. Raymond Phipps,
5. Jean Hull, 6. Peter Watson
Front Row: 1. Terry White, 2. Ted Phipps, 3. Marlene Johnson, 4. Alan Evans, 5. Ray Birnie


Burton Latimer Council Junior School - "Beggars Opera" cast 1949-50
"The Beggars' Opera" 1949-50

Mr Cable and the girls in the production

Standing: Shirley Buckby, Sheila Moisey, Peggy Blandford, ---?---, Brenda Roberts, Gay Robertson,
Dorothy Ramsbottom, Mr Cable, Patsy Loak, Joan Bray, Doreen Walker, Betty Chapman, ---?---,
Joan Morgan, Margaret Strudwick
Sitting: Pauline Hawkins, Jean Twelvetree, June Coleman, Jean Austin, Shirley Eady


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