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Some photos of Coleford people in the 1940s and early 1950s.

A photo taken of staff in a sewing factory near Coleford

World's Wear.

A Sewing factory based in Tufthorn, Coleford.
The window is looking out over Tufthorn Ave.
Photograph courtesy of Jean Rosalie Morgan.


A photo of an art class in Coleford.

Art Class

Art class Coleford secondary school 1952.
Left to Right- Jean Powles, Ron Jones, Mrs Tye (Art and Music teacher), Joan Samuels, Alan Richards.
Photograph courtesy of Jean Rosalie Morgan.


A photo of sports awards being presented in Coleford in 1952

Country Dancing Group 1951

Country dance class Coleford secondary school.
Back Row Left to right- Leslie Baldwin, Twin Roberts, Pam Fisher, David Thomas, Twin Roberts, Jean Powles, Gordon Williams Roger Pendrey.
Front Row left to right- Joan Powell, Yvonne Dyer, Miss Brobyn, Sheila Worgan, Avril Whitehouse
Photograph courtesy of Jean Rosalie Morgan.


A photo of sports awards being presented in Coleford in 1952

Sports Awards 1952

Sports awards Coleford secondary school.
Back row left to right- Meryl Thomas, Eunice Thomas, John Ainscough, Jean Powles,
Front row left to right- Ron Jones, Janet Baker.


wedding at St John's Coleford

Charles Wintle and Violet Hale's Wedding 1936/7

Wedding photo
Back row left to right - Doris Wintle, Tom Powles, Charles Wintle, Violet Hale, Victor Hale, Blodwyn Knight.
Front row left to right- Emily Knight, Evelyn Powles
Photograph courtesy of Jean Rosalie Morgan


A photo of Sylvia Powles taken during World War II

Sylvia Powles

Portrait of Sylvia Powles in the armed forces during Second World War.
Photograph courtesy of Jean Rosalie Morgan.


A photo of the wedding of Sylvia Powles and Bob Cole

Sylvia Powles and Robert (Bob) Cole's wedding 1948

Wedding photograph taken at Coleford church.
Left to right Grancher Powles, Sylvia Powles, Robert (Bob) Cole, Joan Cole, Mr Aston Bridesmaids- Noreen Beard, Jean Powles.
Photograph courtesy of Jean Rosalie Morgan.

Kim Powles added: "... Wonderful to see some old family photo's on here, thank you Jean and Nizaam".

Myrna Gregory added "... Yes I agree, lovely to see some old family photo's, Uncle Chal and Aunty Vi's wedding along with my mum Doris and a much loved Aunty Ev. A young Jean my cousin at school and at World Wear. Thank you very much Jean for sharing and Nizaam for uploading them".



Thanks also to Nizaam Jones

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