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Wimpole Park School (1953)
Senior Pupils Group - Summer Term
A local history and genealogy page for the Parish of Wimpole.
Wimpole Park County School was a temporary community school set up after the Second World War on the Wimpole Hall Estate, Cambridgeshire. The school ran from 1948 to 1955, until Bassingbourn Village College opened.

Senior Pupils at Wimpole Park School 1953
Senior Pupils - Wimpole Park School 1953
Photograph courtesy of Irene Bruce (née Lowe).
Image © Copyright 2000-2020 Irene Bruce and the Wimpole Past website.

The group photograph was taken on the 10 July 1953, towards the end of the summer term. The image was taken in front of the school classroom hut in Wimpole Park. The names as given here were recorded on the photograph in 1953.
Back Row (left to right): Robert Arnold, Colin Christy, Robert Neaves, Basil Davenport, Arthur Brown, Tony Morris, and Barry Charter.
Standing Row (left to right): Ruth Upton, Rose-Mary Bullen, Josephine Arnold, Marjorie Chapman, Colleen Starling, Valerie Lewis, Margaret Green, Christine Arnold, and Irene Lowe.
Seated Row (left to right): Kenneth Jude, Brian Osbourn, Rita Clarke, Maureen Dance,
Mr Mitchell (teacher), Sylvia Goffin, Ann Cornett, Richard Presland, and Stanley Smythe.
Sitting on Ground (left to right): George Reynolds, Frank Thorpe, William Orchard, John Lewis, Henry Booth.
Please contact the website if you have any other Wimpole Park photographs, information, memories or can help with missing pupil names.

Wimpole Park School - Home Page
Pupil Group Photographs - Index Page
Wimpole Park School - Short History
Memories of Wimpole Park School
   by Alan Jordan (Acting Head 1950-1951, Head 1952-1954)
Wimpole Park School Rounders Team (1953)
My 'Old Wimpole' Childhood - Wimpole Park School Remembered
   by Irene Bruce (née Lowe)
Arrington Memories (George Reynolds via Guestbook)

Wimpole Park School c1952
Wimpole Park School c1950s
Image contributed by John Pearce
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