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Thomas Linacre School, 1960.
Thomas Linacre School, 1960.
Photo: Ron Hunt
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Item #: 431
Thomas Linacre School, May 1960. Ron Hunt 2nd from left, back row. Headmaster - William S. Brace, M.A., B.Sc.

Recognise anyone? Please email me if you can help.

Comment by: Graham Moss on 9th December 2007 at 22:03

Here's a big guess: Back Row - Alan (Ozzie) Halsall, Ronnie (Ron) Hunt, One of the Cundall Twins, ? Ramsdale, Phil Morris, T'other Cundall twin, ? / Mossy / ? Harvey /
Middle Row: ? /? Lundy/ Lincoln Banks/ Alan Parkinson/ ? Whitehill/ John lilly/ ? / Bill? Broomhead/ Stu / Peter Atkinson
Front Row: ? Charnock/ ? Lewthwaite?/ ? Higham / Malc Scarborough/ "Wink Martindale"/ ? / Dicky Dakin/ ? / John Simm / ????

Comment by: Harry Barton on 16th December 2008 at 12:28

Middle row 4th from left Alan Holbrook (Westhoughton)

Comment by: RON on 23rd December 2008 at 23:04

Harry, I think you mean 4th from right? That's Alan Holbrook. 4th from left is Alan Parkinson.

Comment by: Margaret Fairclough on 19th January 2009 at 23:35

Nicola I went to junior school with your dad, and several others on this photo. We all lived at Norley Hall where youy dad lived with his mother at the old peoples home where she was matron.
Think your grandad lived in Canada at the time but used to visit occasionally.
We all nicknamed Barrie "Marrow " but for the life of me don't know why.
Such happy memories looking at all those hansome boys, some were great characters.

Comment by: Jimmy on 12th February 2009 at 16:03

Margaret, I think you have got the wrong photo.
Barry and some others from Norley Hall are younger than these lads, and are on page 3 in 1963.

Comment by: John Lilley on 5th May 2009 at 10:07

Rh front row Alan Austin?

Comment by: John Lilley on 5th May 2009 at 10:11

Right of Mr Martindale is Geoff Hastie?

Comment by: Graham Barton on 31st May 2009 at 03:30

I think middle row extreme left is Michael Gibbons.
This looks like one of the third forms - 3B or 3C. But I could be wrong

Comment by: RON HUNT on 14th August 2009 at 19:54

The form was 3ET. Happy days

Comment by: Orrell Colts Man on 25th August 2010 at 13:17

Is that the Pey Atky (end of 2nd row RHS) who played for Orrell Colts. I recall he used to run head first into the opposition, wearing a scrum cap, trying to rip himself through and getting covered in blood in the process. Gave him full marks for effort, pity he wasnt bigger.
If it is then I didnt realise there were so many Linacre Louts about, Atki, Tony Bennet .. oh yeah ... that other passenger what was his name ... John something or other .. John Lydon .... Lino ... something like that.

Comment by: Orrell Colts Man on 25th August 2010 at 13:20

2nd from left on front row looks like Freddy Laithewaite who went to St Georges.

Comment by: Joe Barker on 27th August 2010 at 14:50

Did Lincoln Banks go to St Georges for a year or two - sure he was in my infants class.

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