London outing for boys school

Danny Corns's photograph from a Gladstone Boys' School trip in 1949.
Danny Corns's photograph from a Gladstone Boys' School trip in 1949.
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A former pupil – and now a member of Ilkeston’s history society – has sent in this photograph of a school outing back in 1949.

Danny Corns can be seen in the centre of the picture , wearing a cap, six pupils in from the right in the picture from Gladstone Boys’ Secondary Modern trip to London.

The other pupils are from left to right Graham Daykin, Cyril Stevens, Derek Fletcher, John Mills, Derick Scarle, Wesson, Bob Baker, Billy Henshaw, John Hodgkinson, Derick Chapman, Tommy Drydon, Joe Russell, Jeff Syson, Roy Murdon and Gordon Watson..

Teachers on the trip included John ‘Pop’ Lally and Dennis Thompson.