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Highfield Junior School


Highfield Junior School, 1954.
Photo: Ron Hunt
Views: 6,142
Item #: 269
Highfield Junior School, Class 2, 1954. Ron Hunt, 2nd from right, 3rd row.

Recognise anyone? Please email me if you can help.

Comment by: Dave WHitter on 1st December 2007 at 12:08

The boy standing third row far left is Melvin Morton

Comment by: Jimmy on 4th December 2007 at 20:06

I went to the Thomas Linacre with Melvin Morton

Comment by: RON on 14th February 2008 at 21:58

Hi Jimmy, So did I. Whats your name?

Comment by: RON on 14th February 2008 at 22:27

This photo should be dated 1955

Comment by: jimmy on 18th February 2008 at 18:42

Hi Ron my name is Jimmy Caddick. Some names I can remember in my class were Jimmy Bissel,Peter Murphy,Melvin Morton,John Lythgoe,Roy Painter,and Frank Richards.

Comment by: Tricia on 18th February 2008 at 19:50

Hi Jimmy
Had forgotten you went to Thos Linacre.. can't remember where most people went after St J's. No posts from you yet Fred either!!!!!

Comment by: Val Baxter on 27th May 2008 at 11:14

I have a cousin called Melvin Morton and the boy could very well be him. He had a brother Joseph and his mam and dad were Elsie and Stan. Am I on the right track?

Comment by: marlene on 28th May 2008 at 17:35

Yes Val ,your`e right Melvyn lives in City Rd Kitt Green

Comment by: Fred Mason on 22nd April 2013 at 09:40

I remember Melvin and is that our Judy (Nolan), back row, second from left?

Comment by: lan S. Bibby on 30th December 2013 at 16:25

Christine Sellars 1st row 4th from the right.
Majorie ? 1st row 5th from the right.
John Mason 2nd row 4th from the right.
John Noble 2nd row 5th from the right.
Jimmy Crompton 4th row 5th from the right.
Alan S. Bibby 4th row 7th from the right.
David Santus 2nd row 7th from the right.

Comment by: joanne ryder on 23rd March 2015 at 18:43

hi,my dad went to this school but im not sure what year.he was born in 1947 and his name was john ryder.Dad sadly died a few years back and im desperate to learn about his earlier years.Although there are a few members of his family still with us nobody seems to know anything about our family tree.I would be very grateful of any info or memories of my dad that anyone may have.thanks x

Comment by: Gwen Bland on 10th February 2016 at 14:38

My husband is Stephen Bland first on the left front row

Comment by: Andrew Booth on 8th September 2016 at 07:31

This photo was taken in 1956 as I am in the photo and I attended the school for 5 months on a visit from Australia

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