Bilson School c 1960.
Bilson School c 1960
Row 5: 1, 2 Robert Kerley, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Quinton Baldwin , 8 Robert Blowers.
Row 4: 1, 2 , 3 Gerald Meek, 4, 5 Michael Sydney Wildin, 6, 7 Stuart Fox.
Row 3: 1, 2 John Spencer, 3, 4, 5 Suzette Brain, 6, 7, 8, 9 , 10, 11.
Row 2: 1, 2 Wendy Jones, 3, 4 Vivien Taylor, 5, 6, 7 Jennifer Hawdon, 8, 9 Alan Everett.
Row 1 : 1 Patrick Brown, 2 .
Dave wrote (August 2007): "I have this photo in my family album. I am fairly sure it is Bilson School, can anyone help with the names?".
There was some debate before we decided that this is in fact a photo of pupils at Bilson School. Some of the names above may therefore be incorrect as they were posted in the belief that this was Yorkley School.
Alan Everett added (November 2010): " ... I see now that the location of this photo has been decided as Bilson School. However number 9 on the right is definitely me Alan Everett but I did not go to Bilson School".
Lee Braby added (January 2012): "... This is not the Bilson this is St.Whites school, taken from the playground as it was. Was a nice little school".
John Phililps added (November 2015): "... Suzette Brain, Wendy Jones and John Spencer all went to BilsonSchool but by 1960 they were all at East Dean Grammar School and were, I think in Form III. I am not sure that the identities of these people are correct. Their faces do not look familiar to me. Also Alan Everett has positively identified himself and he knows which school he attended. There were quite a lot of Everetts in the Yorkley/Pillowell area so Yorkley School would seem to be a likely location. Perhaps Alan would clear up the mystery?",.
Thanks also to Susan Cox.
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