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Thomas Linacre School


Lancashire Life February 1958
Lancashire Life February 1958
Photo: RON
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Item #: 5801
Photograph taken from an article about the school that appeared in the February edition of Lancashire Life.

Comment by: Len Dissado on 31st May 2013 at 13:04

The dust tube apparatus is called Kundt's tube. Does anyone remember how we tried to get Mr.Smith to pronounce it in the German way, but he would always say that it was Koon's tube.
He was a good physics teacher and I beleive that he made a good head of school later.

Comment by: John Burgess on 5th January 2024 at 03:52

Len Smith was an excellent teacher... he generated my interest in science; incidentally, he taught my father when he was a lot younger. I met him the once after I left TLS, I had been a groomsman at a work colleagues' wedding; Len and myself walked down Parson's Walk chatting, he was interested in my career. He was wearing a long, brown polished leather coat and trilby, me in my grey top hat and tails, etc.... not exactly the usual dress on Parsons Walk in the afternoon:)

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