Downs County Primary School

Class photographs c.1952

By Peter Grossmith

Although these are two different classes, the photos appear to have been taken on the same day. This is suggested by noting the washing line items in the background, and the positions of the open windows of the house in the background.

Photograph 1

Front Row  ?,?,?,?,?,?,?,me,?,?,?, Charles Batchelor

Third Row  ?,?,?, Guy - ,Michael Watts, ?, Simon Radford,?,?,?,?,?. 

Photograph 2

The Teacher is Mrs Batchelor and the only pupils identified are

2nd Row : 7th from left Alexis Wood

3rd Row :  7th from left Philip Costick, Jimmy Bailey. 

Any help in putting more names to faces would be greatly appreciated. If you recognise yourself or anyone else, please leave a comment below.

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Photo:Downs County Primary School c.1952

Downs County Primary School c.1952

From the private collection of Peter Grossmith

Photo:Downs County Primary School c.1952

Downs County Primary School c.1952

From the private collection of Peter Grossmith

This page was added on 07/11/2011.
Comments about this page

Girl in the middle of the back row in a tartan dress is Pauline Taylor (now Tebbs)

By Roger Sharman (25/01/2014)

Top picture, front row 3rd from right,  Richard ?

2nd row, from the left

3rd Leslie ?, 5th Rosemary ?, 9th Ann Lawrence and 11th me, Maureen Weaver, love the ribbon!

3rd row, 6th from the right Simon Radford.

Back row, from the left, 2nd Maureen Emmans, her father was the headmaster, 4th Pauline Taylor and 2nd from the right Pat Hoad.

By Maureen Beech (20/02/2014)

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