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Lydney Grammar School pupils in 1947 - part 1.


LGS 1947

L.G.S. 1947 - 1 

Pupils are numbered left to right, starting at the first whole face.
Row 9: 1 Vera Hemmings, 2 Douglas Voyce,3 Hazel Allsop,5 Josephine Liddell, 6 Ronald Watkins,7 Elizabeth Ottoway,8 Michael Butson, 9 Pamela Harwood,10 Arthur Knight, 12 Goeffrey Phipps,17 Elizabeth Reeves, 19 Margaret Blades.
Row 8: 4 Jean Wheeler set back, 5 Brian James forward, 9 Michael (Spike) Birt, 11 Brian Hale, 17 Norman Nelmes, 20 20 Hilda Ellis,
Row 7: 2 Janet Windsor , 3 Shirley Ellis, 4 nickname Gumph, 5 Derek Fields , 6 Raymond Box , 20 Rosemary Creswick
Row 6: 1 Gordon Curtis, 6 Charles Wilson ?, 17 Brian Boothby 18 Janet Davis 19 John Fletcher 20 Carol Westicott  ?, immediately below and to right of 20 - Shirley Blandford, 4th from right with cheek partially obscured by girl in row 5 is Rosemary Clutterbuck.
Row 5: 2 Michael Hughes 2 Pat Christie,
Row 4: ,4 John Stanley, 5 Alfreda Grimmet, 6 Stewart, 7 Kenneth Baber. 8 James, 9 John Howells, 10 Michael Martyn, 11 Gordon Andrew, 12 Alan Davis, 13 Patrick Cornaby, 14 Cedric Hughes, 15 Gerald Cooke, 17 Kevin Croute,
Row 3: 2 Keith Kear,3 Sybil Baylis, 56 Stewart
Row 2: 1 Colin Ranford (Boy with legs crossed), 4 Nancy Curtis, 5 John Stait, 7 June Boothby, 8 Remnant, 9 Ann Hotchkiss, 10 Beth Evans, 11 Brian Capel, 12 Sheila Carpenter, 13 Desmond Yeates, 14 John Wakefield .
Row 1: 1 Pat Lindley, 3 Brenda Martin, 4 Patricia Cole, 5 Bridget Mullan, 6 Betty ?, 7 Bridget ?, 8 Hilary Lewis, 9 Marguerite Rowland, 11 Ann Watkins 13 Margaret Virgo, 18 Rita Thomas 22 Marlene Nelmes 23 Margaret Probert 27 Anne Whereat 28 Jane Harris 30 Ruth Bullock 34 Thelma ?.

Gordon James added (Feb 2008): "I remember (this person as) Norman Powell who lived in the Post Office. I believe he became a schooltruant officer in later life.He has black hair and is in the 2nd row 3rd from the right. His brother is Malcolm Powell who taught woodwork".

Ruth Sawyer added (April 2014): "... "I have just bought from auction a English to French dictionary. This was presented to Janet Windsor by Mr Bexley. Are there any relatives or anyone who knows of Janet who could let her know.I would like to reunite her with her book."

Thanks also to Brian Hale, Adrian Morgan, David Meek, Keith Kear, Sarah Emmett, Henry Kerswell, Keith Kear, Ray Brown, Sheila Maller (Carpenter), Gordon James, June Mainland (Phipps) and Alan Davis.


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