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Who is this?

Rachel Dale has identified herself as this ”suspended” gymnast. Thanks to Rachel for being so brave.

Image courtesy of Mr D. McKenna and thanks to Rachel Dale for the update.

Young Beauties

The May Queen Festival mid 1980’s.

Helen Neasham, Louise Wilson, Claire Bailey, Linzi Hodgeson (May Queen), Sarah Cross, Rachel Dale, Lisa Byrne.

Image and names courtesy of Mr D. McKenna.

Can You Name Them All (Slice 3)

The third and final slice! Pauline Magor comments: “OMG that’s me in the purple jumper and blue trousers, still no fashion sense now lol!”

Image courtesy of Marian Toulson, thanks to Pauline Magor for the update.

Can You Name Them All (Slice 2)

The second slice!

Image courtesy of Marian Toulson.

Can You Name Them All (Slice 1)

I’ve sliced up the image into three sections, I can’t enhance the detail because it’s a textured photograph unfortunately.

Image courtesy of Marian Toulson.

School Production

This one took some preparation; it arrived as an A3 image badly creased!  Scanned in two passes, stitched together and ‘Photoshopped’ to remove the crease, cropped and reduced back to A4.  We asked questions and the answers are: Loftus Junior School production of The Old Music Hall and the year is probably 1981/2, but we await a definite. The annotation will take some time. But we can identify the following: girl in centre possibly Paula Danby, Rebecca Bowman is little girl in the bonnet on the right with hands together and Olivia McBurney is is seated front row, she is the little girl all in white with a white bonnet. We await other names.

Image courtesy of Marian Toulson, thanks to Dan Ferguson, Rebecca Bowman and Barbara McBurney for the updates.

Mr McKenna at the Old Bull and Bush – 1985

Back row: Kevin Hampton, Martin Lonsdale, Steven Fenby, Leigh Winspear, Mark Scott, Steven Marsay, Mr D. McKenna.

Third row: Joseph Bainbridge, David Robinson, Ian Robinson, Sally Buckton, Debbie Slassor, Tracey Money, Karen Lydsey, Louisa Wilson, Stephen Caley, Gary Flood .

Second row: Beverley Johnson, Cathy Elliott, Linzi Hodgson, Michelle Hutchinson, Ruth Paulie, Kirsty Blythe, Claire Bailey, Joanne Yardy, Helen Neasham.

Front row: Simon Best, Stephen Janicki, David Wilson, John Dean, Paul Sargeant.

Tom Sayers has told the Archive: ”One of the annual Christmas Shows organised by Mrs Leybourne. The scenery was painted by Mrs Himsworth. I took this photograph along with many others.”
Image courtesy of Marian Toulson, thanks to Vera and Paul Sergeant, Steve Marsay, Mark Scott, Gary Flood and Andrea Tyzack for the barrage of names, and fittingly thanks to David McKenna for the last name!

A Teacher And Her Class

The teacher was Mrs Trixie Addison who was from Greta Road Skelton.

Back row: Mrs Addison, Sharon Rowe, Athena Sakelaropoulos, Jane Louth, Jeanette Stephenson, Nina ?, Helen Beachaump, Tracy Craggs.

Third row: Amanda Jemmerson, Andrew Smith, David Turner, Mark Osbourne, Andrew Champion, Sean Smithies, Ian Tennant, Philip Harris.

Second row: Michael Skidmore, Danny Kemp, Michael Dorgan, Wayne Hunter, Courtney Hood?, David Patton, Andrew Bland, Christopher ”Greenie” Green.

Front row: Deborah Evans, Tracy Joplin, ??, ??, ??, Louise Tilburn.

Image courtesy of Marian Toulson, thanks to Mr Sayers, Adam Cuthbert, Rachel, Pauline, Helen, Deborah Stone, Tracy Craggs, Michael Dorgan and Wayne Hunter for updated names.

Pupils On Their Own.

Believed to be Mr Foster’s Class in 1975? But were you there?

Back row: Ruth ?, Tracy Brown, Karen Franks, Paula Park, Sue Pearson, Katherine Riley, Sally Stonehouse, Lynne Janicki, Eileen Byers, Stephanie Auckland, Jane Forrest, Mandy Garbutt, Julie Allinson, Julie Hollingsworth.

Middle row: Alison Brown, Lynne Kentfield, Alison Anderson, Helen Dewsbury, ??, ??, Stephen Housam, Andrew Urban, Karl Noble, Tony Mead, David Porritt.

Front row: Carol Todd, Mark Basham, Paul Bint, Christopher Smith, Keith Jefferson, David Hall, Martin Butters, William Kitchener, David Stephenson, Edwin Sawdon.

Image courtesy of Marian Toulson; with thanks to Jeff Allinson, Karen Franks (via Alan Franks), TomWebster and Martin Richardson for names updates.

Pupils Lined Up For?

No teacher again, pupils on the loose, but all in a line what are they waiting for?

Mark Smith, Michael Merryweather, Amanda Brogan, Hayley Maxfield, Lesley Clarke, ??, Sandy Ainsley, Marie Gray, Jackie Champion, Susan Phillips, Sandra Leng, Gillian Harrison, Linda Norris, Sharon Swales.

Image courtesy of Marian Toulson and thanks to Jeff Allinson and Sharon Stone for the updates.