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Welcome To Our Unknown Gallery

This is your chance to contribute to the website.  Can you help us with:

  • the names in the photos?
  • the lives of the people in the photos?
  • when the photos were taken?
  • what was the event?
  • where the photos were taken?
  • a better quality image?

If you can help please email the Trust selecting the History and Archive option.

Photo 1955

  1. 1. Phillis Curtis 
  2. 2. Alma Thorpe 
  3. 3. Unknown
  4. 4. Unknown
  5. 5. Unknown
  6. 6. Unknown
  7. 7. Mrs Bird 
  8. 8. Mrs Sear 
  9. 9. Mrs Watson 
  10. 10. Rennie Lidwell 
  11. 11. Mary Glover 
  12. 12. Mabel Grewcock – Mabel Frearson (born 1907) married Walter Grewcock (born 1900) in 1937.  In 1939 Walter worked in a brickyard and they lived with Mabel’s parents in Gledhills, Hough Hill.
  13. 13. Mrs A Brew 
  14. 14. Mrs Page 
  15. 15. Mary Curtis 
  16. 16. Bernard Hodges – Bernard was incapacitated coal miner who for many years the parish clerk of Swannington Parish Council.  Bernard and his wife Daisy were both born in 1904 and lived in School House, Main Street.
  17. 17. Winnie Saddington 
  18. 18. Unknown
  19. 19. Eric Jarvis – Eric (born 1914) was a railway signalman who after WWII organised several village railway outings to London and elsewhere.  He officiated at the last service at the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in 1998.
  20. 20. Tom Turner

 

Cricket Team 1920s

Thringstone Fox Inn Ladies Football Team 1952

Or is it the Fountain Inn Ladies?

Was the photograph taken at Foan Hill?

  1. 1. Frances Watkins – Frances grew up at Mill Cottage, Mill Lane and married Thomas Lumsden in 1941.  Frances was a founder member of Swannington Heritage Trust and served on the management committee.
  2. 2. Annie Smith
  3. 3. Unknown
  4. 4. Unknown
  5. 5. Mary Smith or Mrs Robinson
  6. 6. Unknown
  7. 7. Unknown
  8. 8. Mrs Bedder – landlady of the Fountain Inn
  9. 9. Unknown
  10. 10. Unknown
  11. 11. Kath Pickering – Kath was born in the Tanyard in 1920 and later lived at Red Hill Farm when her brother worked there.  Kath married Sid James who served in the navy during WWII.  Kath used to be the Sunday School Teacher at the Wesleyan Methodist in Main Street.