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St Catharine's, Standard 3, 1952
St Catharine's, Standard 3, 1952
Photo: Keith Bowen
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Item #: 8313
Taken in 1952 of my sister's class at St Catharines which I think was Standard 3. She is extreme right at the front, Anne Bowen. I don't know any other names except the surname Blackledge, he's second in from the right, second row down, standing, he had a brother in my class which was Standard 4.

Comment by: Brian Acton on 17th December 2008 at 19:51

Great Photo which my wife is featured on. 2nd from left front row Margaret Rudd. She knows quite a few on the photo and I will post the names when she remembers them.

Comment by: Brian Acton on 18th December 2008 at 18:48

Bottom row L to R. Pauline Winstanley? Margaret Rudd,Don't Know,Barbara Taylor,next two don't know then Anne Bowen.
second row L to R 4th one in Annie Holcroft 6 one from left Glenis Cherry, next to end Doreen Finch, end one don't know.
3rd row completely unknown. Back Row L to R. 3rd one in Ernest Morris, Paul Yates,Roy Cheers,rest unknown.Perhaps others can fill in more names.

Comment by: jim holding on 28th December 2008 at 20:17

more memories,,,,,,lad in the middle of back row,,,Roy Pitcher,,,,,lad 3rd left front row,,Eric Finch,,,,,his brother Allan in my class,,,,stangely enough there were two Alan Finches ,,no relation as i remember lived approx 30 yrds from each other......think that might be Pauline Sherrington sat next to Anne Bowen on front row....have seen other photo,s of years above and below,,but never remember one being taken of year i was in,,,,if there is one can somebody publish it,,,,the two Finches,Sherrington twins,Eric Foster,Steven Critchley,Geoff Parkinson,Eddie Rudd,Anthony Halliday,Kevin Stone,Geoff Yates,Ronnie Spencer,Marjorie McCarthy,Olga Bamber ,Irene Waine,Jean Orrell,Gwen Yates,Nellie Hinds,Mary Smith,mnd now beggining to wander,,,,,,would be brill for someone to get in touch,

Comment by: Brian Acton on 1st January 2009 at 20:34

Up dates on some of the class.2nd row 4th from right,Christine Mason,3rd row 2nd from right,Norman?Blackledge, same row 3rd from left George McDonald. Back row 4th from right Graham Crookall?.Back row 5th from right, Ernest Hitchmore.More when they come to my wifes mind.

Comment by: Brian Acton on 6th January 2009 at 18:45

Some more updates.Front row 1st left , Christine Parr,front row 3rd from right, Graham Forrester, next Brenda Holmes.
2nd row 1st right, Vera Winnard,3rd right 2nd row, Pauline Winstanley,6th From right,Jacqueline Cunliffe,next Pauline Sherrington,next but one Ann Walder, next but one Christine Seddon.
Back row 2nd left, Jimmy Cook,next one Roy Sturgeon,&th from left, Grahame Arstall, next is Alan Unsworth, last on back row extremme right Tommy Tailor.

Comment by: roy sturgeon on 29th May 2009 at 15:34

2nd row from front seated on end right hand is vera winnard

Comment by: David Connor on 13th February 2011 at 10:21

I am the lad on second row - extreme left of picture

Comment by: roy sturgeon on 19th December 2013 at 19:54

third from left back row is me roy sturgeon and it is micheal hitchmore

Comment by: Anne Taylor on 21st February 2014 at 17:26

Girl far right second row is my late sister vera winnard

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