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St George's School Photo, 1947

Diane Elphick (Gardner) sent four class photos taken outside St George's School in 1925, 1926, 1930 and, below, around 1947. Mr DuBois features in all four as a teacher then here as headmaster.
B/W class photo

This photo shows 20 girls, many wearing hair ribbons, and 16 boys on a summer's day with headmaster Mr DuBois back left and and form teacher, possibly Mrs Inskip, top right.
Back row: Stuart Lynch, ??, Ian Prince, ??, ??, ??, Richard Pearce, Spencer Haywood, ??, ?Terry Geare?, ??, ??
Second row: ??, ??, Grace Gomm, ??, ?? ??, Josie Brown, ??, ??, Shirley Townsend, ??, ??possibly Keith
Front row: ??, ??, Stephanie Gomm, Pat Richardson, Edna Wells, ??, Jackie Pattison, Diane Gardner, Shirley Inman, Beryl Pearce, ?Brenda Thomas?, Nellie Thomas

Diane adds: after Mr Dubois retired Mr Allen took over as head and Mr Church came as a teacher about 1948/9 and later became head. Mr Church introduced us to Local History, names of roads, the canal etc. making history relevant to us not just kings and queens.

The website has a good collection of school photos thanks to several contributors, including others of St George's School. Please get in touch if you can add any names.

Published December 2016