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1955 Christmas Social in the Old National School Building

1955 Christmas Social in the Old National School Building

A Christmas Social in the Old National School building in the 1950s, with what looks like a game of "Pass the Paracel".

The Rev Blackburn is holding the parcel and on the left are Mr & Mrs Fraiers (Headteacher of Thomas Whitehead School).

Whitehead's Free School opened c.1654 and National School opened 1856 - Whitehead's and National School amalgamated to form Whitehead's Free Endowed School 1876 - PE 1903 - VP CP 1946 - Whitehead VP c.1967 - Whitehead Church of England Lower 1970s - Thomas Whitehead Lower c.1980s

The building was on the site of what is now Hair.com in Bedford Square.

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Image Details

Name National School
Address Where Bedford Square is now
Date of photograph 1955
Photographer
Catalogue Number Cat 219-15-47-23-531.jpg
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