Monthly Archives: August 2014

BOYS IN GIRLS’ CLOTHES – An answer

These two photographs which appear in the School Index of my Walton Archive have made me wonder just what was going on at Walton County Primary School in 1949.      Now I have received a full explanation from Brian Hawes … Continue reading

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Miss Cole’s Class c1953

Ron Jarman recently sent me this photo of schoolchildren at Walton County Primary School which he believes was taken in 1953. Who do you recognise? I think I can spot Michael Pratt, Philip Oxley and Martin Skipper. The teacher is … Continue reading

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Columbine Statue Unveiling Ceremony

  Today saw the unveiling of a statue of Private Herbert George Columbine VC at Walton-on-the-Naze This was not only a tribute to Walton’s First World War hero, but a tribute to the late Michael Turner who had the vision, … Continue reading

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