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A local history and genealogy site for Wimpole, a village and parish in South Cambridgeshire.
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Wimpole (C.E.) School Pupils
A local history and genealogy page for the Parish of Wimpole.
Pupil Group, Wimpole (C.E.) Village School.
A mixed group of 40 school pupils photographed in front of Wimpole Village School in 1937. Many of these pupils can also be identified in the 1938 and 1940 group images.
Pupils - Wimpole (C of E) School, 1937 Fred Starling(?) Unknown Boy Peter Powell Unknown Boy Unknown Boy Jack Jarman Harold Parmenter Gerald Homent Hilda Parmenter Joan Blaby Joan Mayo Hilda Payne(?) Dorothy Charter Alma Ablett Kath Reynolds Patricia Kewell Unknown Girl Doris Reynolds Janet Reynolds June Pratt(?) Joan Chessum Daphne Rumbold Unknown Girl Hilda Clark Margaret Clark Joan Horsfield Ivy Payne Unknown Girl Unknown Girl Ben Smith Tom Davenport Keith Bullen Ernest Reynolds Victor Chessum Eric Chessum Eric Clark Peter Pratt Douglas Clark Dennis Rolph George Payne(?)
Pupils - Wimpole (C of E) School, 1937
Photograph courtesy of Keith Bullen (2003)
Image © Copyright 2000-2020 Keith Bullen and the Wimpole Past website.
Pupil Names (as suggested):
[Position the cursor over each face for the pupil name to be displayed]
Back Row (left to right): Fred Starling (?), boy, Peter Powell, boy, boy, Jack Jarman, Harold Parmenter, Gerald Homent.
Third Row (left to right): Hilda Parmenter, Joan Blaby, Joan Mayo, Hilda Payne (?), Dorothy Charter, Alma Ablett, Kath Reynolds, Patricia Kewell, girl, Doris Reynolds.
Seated Row (left to right): Janet Reynolds, June Pratt (?), Joan Chessum, Daphne Rumbold, girl, Hilda Clark, Margaret Clark, Joan Horsfield, Ivy Payne, girl, girl.
Sitting on Mats (left to right): Ben Smith, Tom Davenport, Keith Bullen, Ernest Reynolds, Victor Chessum, Eric Chessum, Eric Clark, Peter Pratt, Douglas Clark, Dennis Rolph, George Payne (?).
Please contact the website if you have any other Wimpole School photographs, information, memories or can help with any of the missing pupil names.
1903 (2nd Edition) Ordnance Survey Map, showing the location of the School at Wimpole
1903 (2nd Edition) Ordnance Survey Map, showing the location of the School at Wimpole
Wimpole Village School c1905
Wimpole Village School c1905
Wimpole's Church of England School was completed in 1876, then closed suddenly in 1946
(the brick structure being declared "absolutely unsafe for the children")

This page was last updated: 28 June 2020

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