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Blenheim Boys' School, The School First XIII

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Blenheim Boys
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Summer 1951. Image taken at Blenheim Boys' School in Blenheim Walk showing the school First XIII team. From left to right on the back row are; A. Fleming, K. Hair, E. Howdon, H. Cowan, L. Harrison and R. Benson. On the front row from left to right are; P. Wormald, J. Miles, B. Hudson, D. Charlesworth (the team Captain), D. Slade, K. Blackburn, B. Green. The team got to the finals in the Wilson Cup, beating Brudenell 5-0 in the semi-finals. They lost out to Kirkstall in the final of the 1950 to 1951 season with a score of Blenheim 6, Kirkstall 17.

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Leslie T. Harrison

Comment:
Where are these lads now? most of them left school in 1951 & I only saw a few of them after that, the last time I saw Harvey Cowan was in a queue outside the Majestic cinema one Saturday afternoon, Derek Charlesworth I last saw in Lower Basinghall Street I believe he told me he was learning to be an engraver, Jimmy Miles I occasionally saw at the Carlton cinema, he had at that time recently lost a finger in an accident at work as an apprentice engineer. I left Leeds in 1956 when I joined the R.A.F. & rarely get back there. If anybody knows about any of the others please add a comment.

Date:
18-Jan-2014

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yorkyles001@hotmail.co.uk

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