Bottesford Infants Class 1940

By Wendy Cross & Neil Fortey

In the yard of the old school on Grantham Road.
In the yard of the old school on Grantham Road.

This photograph, provided by Wendy Cross, shows infant children and their teacher at Bottesford during the early part of the Second World War. Wendy has also been able to provide the identities of all but two of the individuals in the picture.

Teacher: Miss Morris (Mrs Edinburgh)

Back row (left to right):

not identified, Sheila Coy, Pat Robinson, Ann Lovett, Paddy Jameson, Vera Skinner, Jean Bend, Daphne Marsden, Eileen Fenton, Kathleen Doubleday

Third row (left to right): Francis Stubley, Herbert Turner, John Skinner, Richard Pacey, Keith Samuel, Brian Branston, Jeff Boland, George Pearson, Ian Norris

Second row (left to right): Pat Taylor, Beryl Lamb, Dot Bend, Margaret Deacon, Sheila Mumby, Gina Topps, Gillian Isaac

Front row (left to right): Maurice Fisher, Gerald Pacey, Peter Holmes, Richard Higdon, Peter Stanley, Gel Dolby, Peter Abbott, not identified, Peter Olley

Please let us know if you can identify either the girl on the left of the back row or the boy first from right on the front row.

This page was added on 10/06/2008.

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