St Peter's, Brighton

Choir Boys, early 1900s

By Josie Campbell

This photograph shows the Blaker brothers as choir boys at St Peter's Church in the early 1900s.

From left to right: Herbert was my grandfather (1893-1966), Charles went to live in New Zealand (1892-?) and Clement died during the First World War in France (1895-1917). All of them went to Varndean Boys School.

Photo:The Blaker Boys, St Peter's Church, Brighton. Early 1900s.

The Blaker Boys, St Peter's Church, Brighton. Early 1900s.

From the private collection of Josie Campbell

This page was added on 15/10/2006.
Comments about this page

Having always thought it was the St Peter's Church in Brighton, I now believe these boys were choir boys at St Peter's Church, Preston Park, Brighton as that is where their parents are buried. I never realised Preston Park Church was called St Peter's.

By Josie Campbell (13/01/2010)

I was Head Chorister in the late 70s. My dad was sub organist/choir master and Eric Spencer was Director of music.

By Paul Harvey (02/10/2016)

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