Calton School group

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Date:1927 - 1928 (c.)

Description:Back row (left to right): Ida Gerrard, Fred Howson, Enid Austin.
2nd row: Hannah Mottram, George Howson, Elsie Burton, Ethel Mycock, Joyce Austin, Betty Gerrard, Cissie Allen, Dorothy Howson, Mary Langford, Peggy Mottram, Clifford Allcock(?), Winniw Hambleton, Fred Burton.
3rd row: Leslie Rushton, Ivy Hambleton, Jim Langford, Hilda Howson, Tom Allcock, Mildred Austin, Frank Mycock, Hilda Gerrard, Charlie Hambleton.
Front row: unknown, Dolly Gerrard, Pat Gerrard, Fanny Allcock, Billy Gerrard, Doris Howson, Raymond Hambleton.

Building work began on the village school in 1875, but it was not until 20 June 1881 that the first batch of sixteen children aged between 3 and 7 were admitted. The school closed in July 1980 and the building is now used as the village Memorial Hall.

Copy of original image produced by Tony Blore for 'Calton is my Dwelling Place' by David Swinscoe (Churnet Valley Books, 2006).


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Calton School group
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Calton School group

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Image courtesy of: Mr Tony Bloor & David Swinscoe

Donor ref:14f School - 1927-8 (161/20926)

Source: Mr Tony Bloor & David Swinscoe

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