Winteringham Local History and Genealogy

Christmas Party in the National School, 1950s

This photograph is reproduced by kind permission of Sandra Clayton and Val Peill, who also supplied the information

Christmas Party

The above picture shows an old folks party taken in the old National School in the early 1950's
The two people pulling the cracker are George Bratton and Mrs. Beatrice Viner {she was one of the Burkill family and she lived in Spring House and later moved to Spring Cottage}. The man standing by George Bratton is Frank Potts, from the shop. They were the eldest man and woman in the village at that time. George lived well into his 90's.
Standing on the stage are from L. to R. back row.
Mrs. Cynthia Cawrey,   Ralph Harrison,  Mrs. Pearce,  Mr. Walt Barber. Mrs. Hall,  Alf Clarke, Vi. Clarke,  Annie Barber,  Connie Wingate
Front row : Alice Howlett,   Ethel Ellis,   Stan Burnell, With the crackers it could have been a Christmas celebration.

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