New Thundersley County Primary School, Rushbottom Lane, Tarpots

Now known as Woodham Ley Primary School

The class photo below was provided by former pupil Janice Jiggens. Taken in 1948 or 1949 it shows Janice with her class mates.

Janice recalls that there were only three classrooms in the school at that time. Where known, names have been provided but can anyone help with some more information? (Please click on the photo to enlarge the image)
Back row: left to right Michael Easter, Pamela Smith, Geoffrey Taylor, Ann Olive, David Rosset, unknown, Carol Combes, Janice Jiggens, Christine ?.

Middle row: left to right Dennis Murrzell, Kathleen Terry, unknown, Iris Laird, Margaret Palmby, Michael Hall, Raymond Holder, Brian Smith, Brenda Bosley, Pat Taylor.

Front row:  left to right Unknown, Peter Perry, David Old, unknown, Wendy Egan, Brenda Hill, unknown, Pat Christmas.

Another photo shows the children, some wearing the school blazer, enjoying some time out of the class. 

New Thundersley Primary School, Rushbottom Lane. c. 1948/49
Janice Jiggens
The children enjoying some time out of the classroom. c. 1948/49
Janice Jiggens

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  • Hi Janice, how wonderful you can remember all those names! As I read your comments I remembered all those children from school. Like me you are still in the area, so I expect we may bump into each other sometime.

    By Pat White (nee King) (13/05/2021)

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