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Photograph number Schools 27

Circa 1951/2

St Paulís C of E School class 5


Known faces: Back row left to right: Denise Blackshaw, Shirley Jackson, Margaret Draper, Dorothy Francis, ?, ?, John Haigh, John Mansfield and Mr Balmforth the headmaster. Middle row left to right: Hilary Newton, Pamela Hanwell, Susan Robinson, Nelson Steele, Paul Normington, Ronald Basier,  Alan Gascoigne  and Neil Mansfield. Bottom row left to right: Roseanne Staves, Margaret Grimes, Joyce Hawley, Anne Wilce, Barbara Lawton, John Grimes, William Newton, David Hollins, John Cooper and Tommy Bell.

Thanks to Alan Basier who has named Alan Gascoigne from Grimethorpe.

Thanks to Hilary Newton for correcting John Mansfield

Photograph placed on the web site at the request of Rosie Stewart from Bradford whose mum is Mr Balmforth's niece