School chum is seeking dancers

A MAN from Ashwell wants to get in touch with his former school friends. The photograph shows Maurice Skinner, 69, who used to attend Orwell s Church of England School, with his friends at a May-pole dance in Orwell. The picture was taken in 1951 in the c

A MAN from Ashwell wants to get in touch with his former school friends.

The photograph shows Maurice Skinner, 69, who used to attend Orwell's Church of England School, with his friends at a May-pole dance in Orwell.

The picture was taken in 1951 in the church grounds when the school was enjoying a May-pole dance.

Mr Skinner, however, said he cannot remember who took the photograph.


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He said: "I remember the day very well. In my mind I'm dancing it now. But I want to know where all my friends are.

"I'm always thinking about them and it would be nice to see some of them."

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If you can see yourself in the photograph, call Crow Nostalgia on 01763 245241 or visit The Crow at Heath House, Princes Mews, Royston.

The picture shows, top row, from left, Margaret Wilkins, Maurice Skinner, Eileen Neaves, Michael Skinner, Ruby Bently, Derek Gooch, Basil Davenport, Charlie Cutts (little boy), Pauline Mills, Tony Morris, Arthur Brown.

Front row, from left, Rita Clarke, John Culsen, Anne Cornet, Barry Charter.

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