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Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Hoghton School Football Team 1932-33

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Photo courtesy of Gareth Maddock.
Gareth's maternal grandfather was Stanley Hitchen, (who lived at Stanley Coppice Farm, Roach Road as a child). Stanley is on the back row third from the right. He had a brother called Alfred.
Not many of theses faces are known, but the back of the photo mentions F Clayton, Holden and R Clayton on the back row. Perhaps someone could name a few more?

2nd photo from the same year


Notice all the steel capped clogs!
I hope this wasn't their football kit?

3 comments:

  1. Front row third from left looks like my dad Arnold Bateson. He lived at Hoghton Bottoms about this time and attended Sunday School there.

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  2. The boy 3rd left looks like my father Arnold Bateson.

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  3. 3rd from the left looks like my father Arnold Bateson. He lived at Houghton Bottoms for a while . His father was John Joseph Bateson who came from Houghton, all his family came from there. His fathers mother was Ann Crook. Pauline Little.

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