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Thomas Linacre School


1958 School Photo part C
1958 School Photo part C
Photo: Harry Barton
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Item #: 8304
part C

Comment by: Harry Barton on 17th December 2008 at 16:20

Teachers l to r
?,Mr.Colley,?, Mr.Martindale,?,Mr.Hilton,?,?,?,Len Smith
Bill Brace,Mr.Collins,Dacre Brown,?,?,Mr.McAvoy,?,?,R.Robinson
Any more please ???
Any more ??/

Comment by: Carl Fairclough on 17th December 2008 at 21:33

Either side of Colley is Mr Gapes and Mr Berry, 2nd left of Len Smith is Gerry Livesey. Between Collins and Dacre Brown is Herr Gelling and Mr. (stop this hockey ball)Robinson, 2nd right of Dacre Brown is Mr. Fawcett.

Comment by: John Fazakerley on 26th March 2009 at 12:51

l to r - Gapes;Colley;Berry(died in the summer hols 1961;Martindale;dennis Pegg;"Tricky" Hilton;"Cecil" Rhodes; Gerry Livesey;? Head of Maths(brilliant;Len Smith;Bill Brace;"Basher" Collins;Gelling;"Robbo" Robinson;Dacre Brown; ? ; Tommy Fawcett.

Comment by: Len Dissado on 30th December 2014 at 16:56

The head of maths was Mr. Day, and he was a brilliant teacher and an ardent fan of St. helens rugby team. I believe that he played rugby union for Nottingham university

Comment by: John Burgess on 30th May 2017 at 06:20

Hi Harry,
I just saw your login re the Thomas Linacre teachers, I was in thesame class as you and remember Dennis Pegg, Livesey, Charnock (metalwork), Melling (metalwork), Gelling (German), John Holt (metalwork, violinist - our grandmothers were sisters), Len Smith the physics master, a friend of my father who also taught him.
Brings back memories, I am living in SE Ireland these days... I hope you are keeping well, you were always happy and laid back at school.
Stay well,
John Burgess

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