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Thomas Linacre School


Reunion 1988
Reunion 1988
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Item #: 29102
Some of the pupils that were in my year, most left in 1963, so this was 25 years later. The reunion was held in the Market Hotel in Mesnes street. Yours truly front left with the jumper. Sorry to say I know that a couple of the people on this photograph or no longer with us. R.I.P Alan Ramsdale and Alan Parkinson.
Can anyone on the photo who I am not in contact with email me please.

Comment by: Ron Hunt on 25th February 2017 at 08:09

L-R Back row. Ken Harvey, Lincoln Banks, Dave Whitehill, John Lilley, Vic Speak, Vic Stuart, Alan Holbrook, Norman Crippin, Alan Ramsdale, Richard Dakin, Brian Belshaw, ?, Mick Lundy, Alan Parkinson,
L-R Front row. Ron Hunt, Billy Hall, Rod Charnock, Martin Richards,Alan Austin, Graham Moss, Tony Bennett, Jim Seddon.

Comment by: Albert. on 25th February 2017 at 11:33

Ron. Wasn't Eric McPherson a master at Thomas Linacre?. Knew him very well, as boys, we lived close to each other. He had a sister Olwyn. I haven't seen him for many, many years.

Comment by: RON HUNT on 25th February 2017 at 12:17

Yes he was He was an Engineering teacher. His brother Alan? who lives in Scotland was great friends with my late brother in law. A few years ago we were in Scotland on a lads fishing week and we met up with Alan in a pub near Loch Earn

Comment by: Albert. on 25th February 2017 at 19:47

Thank you for the confirmation Ron. I thought there were only Eric, and Olwyn. I cannot remember a brother Alan. Is he much younger than the mentioned two?.

Comment by: RON HUNT on 25th February 2017 at 20:57

Alan would be around 70. He came from Lower Ince.

Comment by: Albert. on 26th February 2017 at 07:47

Thank you Ron. He is younger than I am. I'll be eighty three next Sunday.

Comment by: Broady on 26th February 2017 at 15:12

I played Rugby with Alan in the late 60's. His brother taught me.

Comment by: Malcolm Ryding on 20th March 2018 at 15:29

Spoke to Dr Eric McPherson a couple of years ago. He was living in Sale and had written a book on Wigan's war memorials.

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