School Photographs from the 1920s

The School's Unofficial Meccano Club, 1923
Back row, left to right: Jack Cox, Arthur Walbey, Percy Negus, Ernest Farnham, Sidney Chamberlain, George King
Seated, left to right: Percy Winter and William Chamberlain
Robert H Clark
Meldreth School Rugby Team, 1925
From the school log book on 10th March 1925:
Mr M Mitchell of Christ's College Cambridge has offered to teach the boys of the school Australian Rugby Football. He has also offered to buy their equipment. His offer has been accepted.
Back row, from left: Horace (Sonny) Waldock, Ken Farnham, Archie Jacklin, Norman Gipson, Theo Mead, Cecil Handscombe, Jackie Dossett
Middle row, from left: Harry Pepper, William (Bill) Thurley, Eric Nodder, Sid Pearce, Albert Green, Bill Dossett
Front row, from left: Alfred Mead, Albert Walbey, Donald East, Sidney Butler, Rosslyn Nodder
Photograph supplied by Ann Handscombe
Entire School, 1925
The above photograph comes from a newspaper cutting which was found in papers belonging to Sylvia Gipson, who died in April 2011. It appears to have been taken on the same day as the rugby photograph above. If you can help us with any of the names, please add a comment below.
From a newspaper cutting supplied by Sylvia Gipson
Class 1, c. 1928
Back row, from left: Dennis Pepper, Jason Palmer, James Light, Cyril Harper, Donald Barnes, Harold Croxall, John Gipson, Gordon Handscombe
Middle row, from left: Peggy Cox, B East, ?, Beatrice Light, Gladys Waldock, Flora Waldock, Gladys Wing, Helen Waldock, Violet Gentle
Front row, from left: Wilfrid Butler, Neil Dash, James Winter, ?, Tessa Prime, Stanley Gentle, Margaret Jacklin, Eric Andrews, Eddie Andrews, Ken Waldock
Photograph supplied by Ann Handscombe
Class 2, 1928
Back row, from left: Ross Nodder, George Linsdell, Reg Jarman, Albert Walbey, Alfred Mead, Jack Dossett, Derrick Pepper, Edwin Nodder, Donald East, Keith Jacklin
Middle row, from left: Joyce Jacklin, Barbara Jarman, Phyllis Abrey, Gladys Symonds, Bessie England, Mary East, Evelyn Waldock, Phyllis Law, Alice Harrup
Front row, from left: Iris Pepper, Sylvia Gipson, Joan Pepper, Grace Pepper, Ursula East, Mary Waldock, Alice Walbey, Kathleen East, Edith Nodder, Gladys Thurley, Doreen Jarman
On floor, from left: Dennis East, Puck the dog, Arthur Light
Photograph supplied by Sylvia Gipson

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