Class Photograph, Form 1R at Grangefield in 1954 to 55

t14579I’ve have had a go at putting names to faces, maybe others can fill in the gaps…

Front Row (l-r):  Mike Burney, Matthew Scott (Trimdon Station), Bill Nevinson (Coxhoe), John Walton (Billingham), David Youlden, Chris Parkin, Mr Ken Whitfield (Spitfire pilot in WW2, played Accordion on TV’s ‘TOP TOWN’ early 50’s) ??, ??, ??, George Spinks (Coxhoe), Dougie Angel, Miles Walton (Trimdon Grange).

Centre Row (l-r): Ian Collinson, Chalky White (Dad was music teacher), ? Smiles, Spike Wright, ? Swainson, Owen Turnbull, Charlie Brown (Thorpe Thewles), ? Carr (headmasters son), John Beaver, Sniffer Skelton ?, Kenny Kirton, Colin Jones (Trimdon Station), Peter Dodds, David Charlton later Wild (Chukker)
Back Row (l-r): Ian ?, Robertson (Billingham), John Inman, Taff (David) Evans (Coxhoe)

Photograph and details courtesy of Matthew Scott.

One thought on “Class Photograph, Form 1R at Grangefield in 1954 to 55

  1. John Beaver was the son of the headmaster of Newham Grange School, they moved here from the Nottingham area. John & Owen Turnbull both went to Newtown School, Owen played rugby for Stockton Rugby Club.

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