HERE’S a classroom scene to take you back a bit.
It was a case of straight backs and pencils at the ready for these boys at Hill Street School, Stourbridge, who were in Ms. Bridgewater’s class (1938).
Our thanks to John Ryder, nowadays living in Devon, for sending the photograph in.
“Sadly, some are no longer with us”, writes John, who supplies these names...
Standing: Griffin, Hands, Alan Homer, Dutton, Dougie Wooldridge, Bird, Geoff Rowbottom, Geoff Cadman, Mountford.
Seated (from the front, working backwards): Harper, Peter Selby, Hamblett, Ken Meredith, Derek Perks, Smith, Cooper, Arthur Ponting, Spencer, Keith Henwood, James Harrold, Trevor Longmore, Eric Bradley, John Ryder, Billy Clark, Keith Green, Phillip Clarke, Archie Walker, Hadley, Brian Homer, Philip Donaldson, John Warren, Marshall.