Group photos from early 1900s onwards
"Hathern school opened Feb 11th 1850". A lthograph by Day and Son of London, printers to Queen Victoria
Hickling School atletics team c.1900
This school for boys in 1938 became Loughborough College School. This team won 2 successive championships at the Loughborough Whit Monday Sports. The only boy in this pic known to be from Hathern is Harry Price (later clerk to the Parish Council). Back row : A.Thurman, J.Burton, Mr. J.Upton (head), Mr.L.A.Atkins, H.Price, C.A.R.Lowe. Front row : H.Cheetham, V.Cope, B.Grant, Walter Tyler, J.Harriman, F.Roberts
School group 1900. Can you spot the photobomber ?
School group 1900. With headmaster Mr. Fern. Photobomber is still lurking.
School concert 1909 "Cinderella". Title role Ethel Spencer. Douglas King played Prince Charming.Further Pictures of Old Hathern page 32
Back. George Tollington,Lizzie Mitchell,Frank Oxby,Hilda Holmes,Norris Randon,Nora Swift,Connie Randon,Gerald Morris,May Chapman,Jack Brooks,Nellie Hill. 2nd. Dorothy Randon, Jack Brown, Evelyn Hill, George Dutton, Sally Russell, Harry Marson, Ethel Spencer, Douglas King, Ethel Roper, Maud Smith, Elsie Longbottom, Grace Swift, Bob Spencer, Florrie Spence. 3rd. Harry King,Harry Swift,Sally Kelham,?,Dolly Pollard,Arthur Bowley,Monica Hill,Eric Phillips,Lucy Brooks,Jack Griffin,Gladys Randon,Harry Griffin,Dorothy Randon. Front. Avril Hart, Len Thompson, Norah Spencer, Winnie Smith, Ray Allen, Eva Fisha, Maggie Swift, Frank Draper, Barbera Kelham, Beattie Randon, Harry Thompson, Bessie Exon.
School group 1910. Old Hathern in Pictures page 71
Back:Margaret Smith,Carrie Dutton,May Chapman,Nellie and Evelyn Hill,Gerald Morris,Arthur Spence,Norris Randon,Jack Potter.2nd row:Winnie Green(teacher)Emma Smith,Dorothy Randon,Beattie Dawson,Florrie Spence,Monica Hill,Lucy Brooks,Arthur Smith,Don Randon,George Chapman,Arthur Bowley,?,Sally Green(teacher).3rd row:?,? Peberdy,Arthur Chapman,Harry and Walter Smith,?,Charlie Beckett,Jack Hill,Arthur Dutton,Winnie Smith,Florrie Bowley,? Brooks,Beatrice Randon,? Front row:?,?,?,Edna Disney,Rosie Farrar,Hilda Grossmith,Evie Fisher,? Moody,Gladys Pilkington,Alice Dawson,? Brooks,? Spence,?,?
School group 1911. Further Pictures of Old Hathern page 33
Back:Elsie Fisher,George Chapman,Carl Groves,Jack Potter,Poel Watts,Sidney Conway,J. or W. Thompson,A.Brooks. 2nd row: Kitty Thompson,Doris Wakefield,Martha Kelham,Margaret Smith,Cariie Dutto,,__,Elsie Stubbs,Fred Price,Molly Price,__,Grace Swift.3rd row:__,Evelyn Fisher,__,Sally Kelham,Sam Cook,Winifred Smith,George Dutton,__,I.Spencer,__. Front:__,Bert Conway,Arthur Chapman,__Frank Brown,Arthur Dutton,__
School group c.1920. Further Pictures of Old Hathern page 34
Back:Edwin Fern(headmaster),Kathleen Hunt,Edna Widdowson,Millie Warren,Beattie Kirk,Gwen Hunt,Mabel Berrington,Alice O'Dell,Ethel Smith,Millie Watts,Marjorie Freeman,Guy Woodfield. 2nd row:Elsie Screaton,Rose Pilkington,Hannah Watts,Ethel Bramley,Rose Wallace,Harry Griffin,Francis Smith,Jim Warren,Jack Thompson,Harry Danvers,John Spencer. Front:George Patching,Maurice Conway,Jack Monk,Charlie Exon,Fred Swift,Reg Roper,Albert Wilmore,Raymond Hart,Harry Baxter
School group 1920-21. Old Hathern in Pictures page 73
Back:Everard Barrs,Everard melbourne,jim Bott,Samuel Hunt,George Packard,Robert Henson,Tom Berrington. Middle:Sidney Swift,Cecil Allen,Ethel Barker,Maggie Saunders,Absalem Griffin,Tom Dennis,Tom White. Front:May Peberdy,Grace Hunt,Renee Watts,Adeline Farrands,Dora Bent,Ethel Pilkington,Winnie Reading,Billy Danvers
School group 1913. Old Hathern in Pictures page 72
Back:Arthur Henson,Les Stevenson,__,Everard Mitchell,Jack Mackley,Eric Mitchell,__. 2nd row:Eva Fisher,Norah Swift,? Mitchell,Dorothy Randon,Ruby Melbourne,Avril Hart,Wilf Hallam,__. 3rd row:__,Rosie Farrar,Evelyn Mattison,Evelyn Brooks,Hilda Grossmith,Edna Disney,Gladys Peberdy,__. Front:Jabez Bott,Ray Hart,Billy Williams,Frank Swift,__,Harry Smith,__,Ted Price,Ernest Peberdy,Jack Price
School group 1920-21. Old Hathern in Pictures page 73
Back:Mr. Fern(Headmaster),Madge Fern,Doris Tickle,Ethel Dawson,Jessie Hunt,Doris brooks,Beatrice Kirk. Front:Gladys Monk,Kath Goodacre,Ruby Melbourne,Evelyn Bott,Gladys Spence,Nancy Monk,Sue Thompson
Fancy Dress at Hathern School early 1920s (Rev.Ison's time
Peggy White is Red Indian in middle front row next to "Pim" Alexander Swift. Others in picture include Evelyn Spencer, Addy Farrands, Norah Swift, Helen Roberts
School group mid-1920s. Further Pictures of Old Hathern page 36
Back : Jim Thompson,Pat gamble,Reg Spencer,Jack Thornton,Ron Stringfellow,Cyril Swift,Jack Allsop,Charles Parker, George Catell,George Catell. 3rd row : George Hollingsworth,Vic Stevenson,Jack Wakefield,Eric Gregory,Albert Hunt,Pat Carden,Maurice White,Harry Monk,Stan Sherwood,Ray briers,Philip Price. 2nd row : Iris Briers,Margaret Hatton,Hazel Birkle,Evelyn Bowley,Minnie Brewster,Doris Brown,Doris Hunt,Ethel Swift,Violet Fuller,Edie Spencer. Front : Addy Kirk,Joyce Caldwell,Evelyn Freer,Marjorie Dennis,Rene Brown,Clara Kelham,Gladys Hunt,Vera Gamble,M.Parker,Alice Spence,Nancy Bramley
School picture. From D.Spencer collection
School group. Names required. from D.Spencer collection On back says given to Sid Spencer (who is on photo) by teacher Mr. Fern
School photo with Mr. Fern, headmaster. Says F.Spencer, Tanner's Lane on back
School group Maybe not published before ? From F. Spencer.
Schoolkids on the Cross in the mid 1920s. Old Hathern in Pictures page 70
Top:Johnny Peberdy,Percy Widdowson. Row 2;John Bull,Len Peake,Don Peake,Douglas Hunt. Row 3:George Cook,Tom Hunt,George Monk,Tom Middleton,Jack Widdowson,Alan Reading,Gerald Peake,Ellis Gamble,Jack Allsop,Leonard Widdowson. Row 4:Tom Berrington,Edwin Hunt,Cecil Allen,Jim Thompson,?,Herbert Bramley,?,Reg Spencer. Row 5:?,E.Bull,Reg White,Leonard Fisher,Betty Cook,Winnie Reading. Bottom:? Sketchly,N.Sketchley,? Hatton,Marjorie Dennis,Violet Fuller,?,Doris Brown(holding brother Harry),Doris Wakefield,Kate Conway,May Peberdy,Tom Wakefield,Charlie Wakefield,Mag Kelham,?,Alwyn Groves,Rene Brown,Nellie Brown
Re-imagining of the children on the cross' scene from about 50 years earlier
Hathern School. N.Leics school football champs 1927. Old Hathern in Pictures page 65
Back : T.Hunt, A.Griffin, R,Spencer, S.Hunt, E.Gamble, J.Bott. Front : R.Stringfellow, C.Swift, V.Stevenson, G.Monk, E.Melbourne, W.Henson
School 1929. Hathern Remembered page 15
Back : Cliff Brown,Ron Pilkington,Dick Thorpe,Vin Melbourne,Monty Carden,Fred Saunders,Len Conway,Maurice Roper. Middle : Albert Price,George Moody,Leslie Marson,Bob Groves,Frasnk Pilkington,Walter Cook,Owen Draper,Ken Onions,Eric Spencer,Walter Wilkins. Front : May Sherwood,Nellie Mattison,Edna Monk,Pat Bradbury,Jean Barrowcliffe,Chris Hunt,Jessie Hunt,Eva Thorpe,Frances Onions,Gwen Bowley,?,Joan Simpkin,Hilda Peberdy
School group 1930. Further Pictures of old Hathern page 35
Back:Reg Swift,Stanley Sherwood,Bernard Branson,Harry Freer,Fred Farrands,Eric Monk,Sam Saunders,Harry Hunt,Cyril Spence. 2nd row:Felix Spencer,Wilfred Hallam,George Hunt,Doug Fisher,Reg Hayes,Eric Roper,Arnold Swift,Alex Swift,K.Cook. Front:Percy Widdowson,Rosy Webster,Marjorie Dennis,Rose Caldwell,Dorothy White,Clare Winson,Louie Parker,Dorothy Henson,Margaret Wakefield,Doug Barrowcliffe
School or Sunday School play at Xmas 1934. From David Spencer collection. Play is called "A Dream of Nursery Rhymes" by L.Debenham - a play for 10 or more children.
School 1936. Hathern Remembered page 17. The teacher is Miss Mills from Wymeswold who lived with Mr. and Mrs. Tollington opposite the Co-op. She married Tom Beckett
Back : Tom Gamble,Geoffrey Swift,Tony Birkle,Derk Sketchley,John Thorpe,Len Hunt,Leonard Eyre,George Freeman,Edwin Spencer,Ron Roper. Middle : Vera Savage,Winnie Hunt,Joan Russell,Katleen Sattersthwaite,Mary Slack,Geraldine Hutchinson,Muriel Hicks,Pip Spencer,Arthur Conway. Front : Margaret Black,Mavis Thurman,Tom Harris,Joan Brown,Eileen Bradbury,Irene Sharpe. On right : Dorothy Henson, Avis Hill.
At 14 Tanner's Lane in 1947. Hathern Remembered page 28 Stephen Savage, David and Richard Bowley, Bernard Smith
Girls from School in fancy dress 1947. Hathern Remembered page 18
Back : Doreen Forest,Josie Abel,Irene Eyre,Shirley Smith,Margaret Morris,Pat AdcockFront : Iris bott,Enid Satterthwaite,Pat Davis,Margaret Allen,Freda Baxter
School sports 1947. From Loughborough Monitor Nov 12 1976
Back:Margaret Allen,?,Shirley Smith,Joyce Abel,Hilda Spencer,? Wright,Maureen Atkin,Roy Webster,Barry Thorpe,Ron Satterthwaite,?,?,Ivor Swift,Bill Sheffield,?,?,? Middle:Michael Clifton,Peter Wortley,Rob White,Graham Allen,Joan Thompson,Enid Satterthwaite,Rosemary Thompson,Faith Bradbury,John Baxter,David Mott,Sheila Thompson,Marina Peake,? Adcock?,?,?,Gill Mitchell,Joyce Papworth,?,Alan Papworth,Geoff Fletcher Bottom:Ken Brown,Brian Tebbutt,?,Anthony White,Roy Miller,?,?,?,?,?,?,Alan Exon,Lee twins,May Peake?,?,?,?,Dinah Swift,?,?,Tony Wortley,Terry Brown,Peter Mackley
School football team 1949. Further Pictures of Old Hathern page 37
Back: David Swift, David Mott, Peter Hunt, John Baxter, Trevor Davis. Front : John Spencer,Ray Parker,Barry Thorpe,Derrick Baxter. The girl on the left is Coral Davis
Children on the Cross in the early 1950s. Further Pictures of Old Hathern page 38
School group mid-1950s
Back: Ron Price,Stephen Grudgings,Robert Tebbut,Robert Hunt,Barry Barnett,Barry Hilsdon,Robert Almond,Roger Allen,Charles Wesseldine. Front : Valerie Barnett,Dawn Mattison,Gensene Reid,Margaret Hayes,Peter Rose,Pamela Barnett,Rosalind Rose,Shelagh Walker,Ann Farrands,Rosemary Brown
Church annual prize-giving 1954. Hathern Remembered page 99
Back : Graham Allen, Trevor Davis, Ian Dakin, Barry Cooper, Robert White2nd row : Kath Bowler, Janet Kelham, Margaret Allen holding Kay Henson, Janet Mackley (partly hidden)3rd row : Michael Peake, Tony Wortley, Dawn Bradbury, Judy Exon, Coral Davis, Keith Exon, Hilda Bampton, Sheila Brown, Carol HensonFront : Philip Exon, Rowena Carter, Colin Swift, Roger Allen
Missionary at Village Hall c.1954
On left adult standing is Fred. Hutton Minister or Lay Reader of the Baptist Chapel. Some of those present - Shelagh Walker, Margaret Warren, Stephen Grudgings, Judy Exon, Stewart Smith, Hilda Bampton ?, Dawn Bradbury ?, Maurice Exon ? and Jane Graham ?
School group 1956
Back : John Hollis,Robert Hunt,Stephen Grudgings,Barry Barnett,Barry Hilsdon,Phil Cooper,Margaret Hayes,Pam Barnett,Rosemary Brown,Jean Salton. Front : Charlie Wesseldine,Robert Almond,John Goodacre,Mick Barnett,Richard White,?,Marie Walton,Katherine Allsop,Maureen Bramley,Joan Rowbotham,Shelagh Walker, Gencine Reid Reid
School group c.1955Back : John Goodacre,Richard White,John Watts,Alan Wesseldine,Phil Cooper,Peter Rose,John Hollis,Barry Hilsdon,Stephen Grudgings Front : Joan Rowbotham,Ann Farrands,Rosalind Rose,Marie Walton,Judith Exon,Adrian Beale,Iris Conway,Janet Roberts,Maureen Bramley,Diane Sheffield,Margaret Hayes,Adeline Burnhill
Hansel and Gretel 1957, both photos featuring Rachel Saunders, Stephen Grudgings and Rowena Carter
Toad of Toad Hall 1958. Stephen Grudgings playing Ratty
Hansel and Gretel. Stephen Grudgings on the deck.
Toad of toad hall
School group 1959. Further Pictures of Old Hathern page 38
Back:Christine Hayes,Rosemary Brown,Geoffrey Hill,Philip Roberts,John Warren,Mrs.Hollis,Darrell Bramley,Michael Spencer,Alan Groves,_Jane Crocker,Kay Henson. Front:Jennifer Jones,Gwenda Roe,Jane Graham,Angela White,Colin Monk,Philip Gamble,David Wood,Stephen Wilmore,Brian and Pat Doheny,Sheila Hilsdon
Hathern School 1963 or 1964 - performance of "Water Babies"
Jane Hutchinson, ?, Linda Barnett, Susan Winson, Susan Pilkington, ?, Christine Atkins, Bryan Dennis, ?
School early 1960s
Back : John Warren, David Brown, Jennifer Wilkins, Jeanne Roberts, Peter Smith, Robert Riochards, Roger Allen, Phil Exon, Alan Groves Front : Phillip Roberts, Dawn Mattison, Rosemary Brown, Lesley Dyer, Janice Reid, Angela White, Val Barnett, Sheila Hilsdon, Michael Spencer
Children of Hathern School in performance of Alice in Wonderland 1961. Kay Henson is in title role
Back : Daryl Bramley, Phillip Exon, David Brown, Brian Doheney. Middle : ?, ?, Stephen Wilmore, Martin Barker, Dawn Mattison, Kay Henson, Jeanne Roberts, Nigel Moody, Charlie Wesseldine, Val Barnett, ? Front : Sheila Hilsdon, ?, ?, ?, ?
Another pic of 4 boys from Alice in Wonderland Boys. In school playground. Hathern Remembered page 94
Daryl Bramley, Phil Exon, David Brown, Brian Doheny
Church or school play. back : Josie Watt, ? Wright, Angela Wright, Janet Mackley, Dinah Swift, Margaret Cain. Front : Edwin Burnhill, John Watt, Judith Exon, John Cook, and ?
School play -The Reluctant Dragon - based on a story by Kenneth Grahame. Hathern School production in rhe Village Hall 1962
Valerie Barnett (mum), Lyndon Taylor (dragon), Alan Groves (St. George), Kay Henson (dragon trainer)
In school playground. When ?
School group - what is the date ?
Top : Mr. Hollis,David Brown,Peter Stanton,Nigel Moody,Charlie "Waggy" Wesseldine Middle : John Lockwood,Roger Allen,Andrew Swift,Stewart Smith,Margaret Hill,Lyndon Taylor,Jeanne Roberts,Linda Saunders,Jennifer Williams,Ronald Price,Robert Richards,Phillip Exon. Bottom : Charles Hayes,Martin Barker,Susan Hopkins,Susan Foulkes-Williams,Mary Burnhill,Leslie Dyer,Janice Reed,Dawn Mattison,Valerie Barnett,Stuart Edwards,Billy Hughes
Mr and Mrs Hollis 1962 Mr Marc. Hollis headteacher at Hathern School 1954-1970 with wife Maisie also teacher at Hathern. The life of Mr Hollis is covered in a separate article on this site
Headmaster hits out after project is wrecked. Early 1980s article headed "Parents - help end mindless vandalism"
Angry headmaster Bob Shore hit out after vandals wrecked class's bird table project blaming children allowed too much leeway by parents. The table had been a leaving gift from teacher Mrs Robertson. Police were informed. Children in picture are - at back : ?, Marianne White, Sharon Newbold, at front : Gregory Bayes, Darren Callis, Stuart Watts, Johnathon Goodacre, Michael Bulmer, Richard Price
Kids on Cross 1986. from Echo June 8th 1986 This was an attempt to recreate the previous picture from the 1920s prior to a school outing to the Black Country Museum
Hathern Playgroup 1975. Run by Ann Shepherd and Janet Powell at the Baptist Chapel. Hathern Remembered page 95
Back : Gareth Jones,Christopher Rose,Jemma Farrand,Sarah Brown,Fiona Cordiner,Carey White. Middle : Karen Carter,Clare Hunt,Jason Felton,Sharon Glen,Ann and Kevin Mellor,Mark Clifton. Front : Wayne Bexley,Trudie Exon,Judith Baxter,Andrew Rae,Elizabeth Goodby,Andrew Harbidge,Oriel Dudson
Hathern Playgroup 1975. Charge for each child was 25p for two and half hours. Every year they went to see Sooty at the Town Hall. Hathern Remembered page 95
Back : Kevin Smith,Neil French, Andrew Peach,Phillip Cook,Leon Paterson,Melanie White. Front : Paul Newbold,Andrew Harbidge,Colin Campbell, Karen Campbell,Michael White. Note that 3 of these names are corrections of the names shown in the book