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St.Edmund’s School

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Island History Trust Image Collection


The Infants’ class, St.Edmund’s Roman Catholic School, Westferry Road, mid to late 1950s Standing on the left, Mrs Wilkinson, classroom helper, and on the right, Miss Cooley, infants class teacher. The children are, back row, left to right: Billy Gray, John McSweeney, Terry Strongberg, John Chesson, unknown, John Evans, John Maynard, David Hewer, Mary Sweeney Middle: John Dumore, Lorraine Lucy, unknown, David Horton, Michael Fitzpatrick, Terry McSweeney, unknown, Joan Stanley, Vivien Richardson, David Bowen. In front: Ann Flood, Veronica Hawkins, unknown, Tina Welby, Frank Tippler, John Landerkin, Laurence Schofield,, John Sweeney and colin Cape. The headmaster at the time was Mr Richard Barton. Donated by Unknown