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Wimpole (C.E.) School Pupils
October 1940
A local history and genealogy page for the Parish of Wimpole.
Pupil Group, Wimpole (C of E) Village School.
A wartime group of 46 school pupils photographed at Wimpole Village School during October 1940. The image date and pupil names were written on the back of the original photograph.
Pupils - Wimpole (C of E) School, October 1940
Pupils - Wimpole (C of E) School, October 1940
Photograph courtesy of Keith Bullen (2003) (re-scanned from the original November 2019)
Image © Copyright 2000-2020 Keith Bullen and the Wimpole Past website.
Pupil Names (as known):
Back Row (left to right): Keith Bullen, Eric Clark, George Payne, Derek Baulk, Gerald Homant, Gordon Northrop, Tom Davenport, Tony Mahoney, Gerald Charter, Tony Baulk.
Fourth Row (left to right): Hilda Clark, Daphne Rumbold, Phyllis Pratt, girl (? Ankers), girl, Joan Mayo, Doris Reynolds, Joyce Wisbey, Sylvia Cheeseman, Margaret Clark.
Third Row (left to right): girl, Sylvia Mason, Joan Horsfield, Joan Blaby, Joan Chessum, girl, Ivy Payne, girl, Peggy Bullen.
Seated Row (left to right): Freddie Blaby, Betty Blaby, Janet Skinner, girl, girl, girl, June Pratt, girl, boy.
Sitting on Mats (left to right): Ron Flack, boy, Eric Chisum, Peter Pratt, Brian Gadsby, Dennis Rolph, David Mayo, Gregory Mason.
Please contact the website if you have any other Wimpole School photographs, information, memories or can help with any of the missing pupil names.
This photograph was taken in 'The Chestnuts', the outdoor playing area of Wimpole School. Behind the pupils is a glimpse of the old Village Hall, built along what is now the access driveway to School House, No 22 Cambridge Road.
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: 23 June 2020


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