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Class photograph c1950/60

Mr Hunt was the teacher of this group and I think that the class was year four.

I am in the back row 7th from the left. In the middle row 1st left is Peter Hebditch. Front row 5th from the left is Roger Fish. Brian Taylor is on Mr Hunt’s right and next to him Derek Budd.

I do hope that there are those of you out there who can add names. If you can help, please leave a comment below.

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Portslade County School c1959/60
From the private collection of Malcolm Davis

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  • Hi Mal. Yes I can name a few.
    Back row: Muggeridge, Harding, Channon, Best, Ayres, Peacock, Davis, Howe, May, Locke, Darby
    Middle row: Hebditch, Bowyer, Hickey, Wort, Silve, Boxall, Harriott, Martin, Bowring, Cannons, Hodson
    Front row: Adams, Burkett, Whitney, Osborne, Fish, Mr Hunt, Taylor, Gander, Bourne, Gobbel, Strudwick.
    Derrik Budd got clever if you remember and went up to 4b.

    By Ron Darby (05/07/2011)
  • I think that in the back row third from the left is Al Channon & fifth from the left is Arthur Ayres.

    By Ed Leppard (06/07/2011)
  • Hi Ron & Ed. Many thanks for the names on the photo. Now that you have named the lads, I wonder if most still live in the area?

    By Malcolm Davis (07/07/2011)
  • Hi Malc. Know all the names in the photo but not many faces as I was in a different form and year to most! Nice to browse for the memories though. Hope all is well with you and family. Regards.

    By Dave Barcock (08/07/2011)
  • Hi Malc. I have seen John Cannons and Colin Bowyer – they live local to me. Paul Hickey, I saw in Portslade about five year ago but not seen him since. Robert Witney, I saw in Brighton some time ago, he was working in a metal factory. Graham May, I see a lot, he cleans windows for a living with his young brother. Phill Gobell, I have not seen for a long time and Authur Ayres was still living at home when I last spoke to him. It would be great if some of the guys would get in touch. Hope to see you as well when you come to Brighton, Dave Barcock.

    By Ron Darby (08/07/2011)
  • Eddy Leppard – A name from the past; we were great friends in Southdown Road. The last time you and I were together we had a beer in The Stag the morning of my wedding 40 years ago.My best regards to you.

    By Tom Winstanley (08/10/2012)
  • Colin Bowyer was my first steady boyfriend! We met at the then Hove Bowl and I think the last time I actually saw him was at the Goldstone ground. Hope he sees this and that he is well and happy.

    By Barbara Etherton (Sutton) (27/01/2013)
  • Hi Malcolm, just picked up on school site. Been a bit busy these passed fifty years, now semi-retired so have time to do this sort thing. Yes, I know all the boys, I’m standing on your left. Met Barry Muggeridge a few years ago, moved to Shoreham about 40 yrs ago. Any chance of a class reunion? Great site, good memories. Thanks, Jeff

    By Jeff Howell (30/07/2016)
  • Wow, my lovely Dad Robert Boxall.

    By Amanda Messaoudi (Boxall) (22/02/2017)

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