Schools and school groups: S005
Old photo S005

This photo of Askam Village School was taken in 1947 by R.H. Bell, Photographer, 14 Napier Street, Dalton-in-Furness. How do I know this? Well, the boy second from the right in the back row is Leslie Thompson, then aged five. Les now lives in Northumberland, and provided the list of names in November 2008:

Back row (left to right): Michael Mason, Mary Jopson, Graham Thompson, Ivy Seward, Mary Williams, Elaine Stables, Joyce Alexander, Richard Quale, Roy Proctor, Leslie Thompson, Jackie Price, Molly Steele (headmistress).

Middle row: Brian Backhouse, Keith Carter, Barbara King, Brian Seddon, Josie Berry, Meryl Coward, Edna Jopson.

Front row: Dorothy Bradley, Georgy Guy, Margaret Caine, David Allonby, Michael Bodley, Edward Dodd, Pamela Black, Nigel Phizacklea, Muriel Alexander, Joan Trelore, Myra Neild.

Sitting on the ground: Brian Walker and Anne Wharton.