Group at Laindon High Road School July 1945

By Ian Mott

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36 children from Laindon High Road, Archer Road and Victoria Crescent in the quadrangle of Laindon High Road School July 1945.

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01 ?          02 ?03 ? 04 ?         05 Miss Wignall     
06 Rev. Reynolds07 Mrs Wignall08 ?09 ?10 Mr. Webb (caretaker)
11 ?12 Peter Hutchins13 ?13 ?15 Wignall
16 Billy Mears17 Den Read18 Vic Chinnery19 Peter Stubbs20 ?


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Pat Keeper

21 ? 22 Tony White23 ?24 Pat Hutchins25 ?            
26 ?27 Michael Halliday28 Joan Powell 29 ?30 ?
31 ?32 ?33 Johnny Mears34 Elsie Reed35 ?
36 ?37 ?38 Gillian Pritchard39 ?40 Robin Goodbody
41 Trevor Collinson42 Dennis Collinson   
This page was added by Ian Mott on 25/07/2012.
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I have not seen this picture before and I'm quite intrigued. Some for the children look very young, perhaps even pre-school. Has anyone put a date to it? 

Editor:  Below the first photograph, the date July 1945 is mentioned.  I have added the date to the title.

By Paul Stickland
On 26/03/2017

At this morning's Memory Day at Laindon Library, we spoke to Pat Hutchins (No. 24 in the above picture) who explained to us that this was not a VE Day Party.

By Nina Humphrey(née Burton)
On 25/03/2017

These pictures must be of years 1 and 2. I don't recognise any of the pupils names. I was in 3A at the time

By Alfred Mitchell
On 16/09/2012

A few more names and a couple of confirmations for the Archer Road/ High Road V.E. day party picture. I have gained this information mainly from Joan Powell. 5 Miss Wignall 6 Rev.Reynolds 7 Mrs Wignall 10 Mr.Webb (caretaker) 18 Vic Chinnery 19 Peter Stubbs 28 is definitely Joan Powell 40 Robin Goodbody 41 Trevor Collinson 42 Dennis Collinson and No 15 is a Wignall.

By Ann Rugg (née Bullimore)
On 16/09/2012
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