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Edmund Arrowsmith School, Ashton


Edmund Arrowsmith School, Ashton, 1963.
Edmund Arrowsmith School, Ashton, 1963.
Photo: Philip Confrey
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Item #: 248
Blessed Edmund Arrowsmith School, Ashton, 1963.

Comment by: Kath on 30th October 2008 at 22:31

Hi Philip, I'm not sure but I think the blonde lad, first on left back row is my ex-husband Vincent Wadsworth.

Comment by: pat on 3rd June 2009 at 22:41

yes it is vincent wadsorth.

Comment by: Anne Wemyss (nee Nevins) on 7th July 2009 at 12:02

The girls on the second step up on the right are Margaret Crinnigan, myself, and Maureen Johnson. I think the girl holding the badge is Joan Lavin and on the right of her Janet McLoughlin,Noreen Bohannan and Lorraine Higham.

Comment by: pat on 18th July 2009 at 18:47

bottom row on the l/h/s. kathleen flynn and marie whittle. i think.

Comment by: Maureen Johnson on 16th October 2009 at 12:18

Hi Anne, It isn't Margaret Crinnigan - the girl on the left of you Anne is Pat Price, and yes you are right it is Joan Lavin holding the badge. There are few more faces on there I remember {:o)

Comment by: Anne Wemyss on 2nd December 2009 at 09:50

Hi Maureen. You are right now that I look at it. I remember the photo being taken but I cannot remember for what reason.

Comment by: john on 5th December 2009 at 19:30

could that be carol foster holding the shield

Comment by: Maria (neeFagan) Laithwaite on 21st January 2010 at 15:50

yes it is Vinny Wadsworth

Comment by: BARBARA WHITFIELD (NEE LYON) on 29th December 2013 at 16:21

Hi myself two sisters and a brother went to this school Barbara, Joan, Joyce and Jimmy Lyon I left in 71 and they left in 65 68 and 69 anyone who knew us it would be lovely to reminisce we all went to the old St Oswalds on Liverpool Rd too any photos would be lovely we have none!

Comment by: derek evans on 29th May 2018 at 18:33

On the back row right in the centre is a tall guy possibly the teacher on his left as we look at it I am fairly sure is Brian Thornton. We were best friends growing up he lived at 4th street Bryn Gates until he went to university to become a PE teacher. He came to my wedding in 1974 but I havnt seen him since I would love to know where he is now. Dose anyone know anything

Comment by: Kathleen Mazzara (nee Flynn) on 22nd March 2021 at 21:11

that is me bottom row
left handside. Next to me Marie Whittle, joan Murphy. Back of me Christine Woodcock. Mt brother Dennis Flynn is also in the pic. Righthsnd side almost top row. He did become a chef and moved to Tunbridge Wells, East Sussex where he had a restaurant for 35 years. I myself live in Toronto, Canada.

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