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The school's rugby football team and some supporters visiting Ashbourne Grammar School, photographed by Bernard Gale who was one of the players.

Back of the group:
_ Allsop | Bill Bradbury (later a professional footballer)
There is a third boy peering out of the bus window, but it is almost impossible to see his face.

On the footplate:
Bernard Gregory | Geoff Atkins | William (Bill) Wass

Standing, half hidden behind the front row:
_ Dredge | John Hickman

Standing:
Brian Eaton (wearing navy blazer) | Roger Bawcutt | _ Farnsworth

Crouching:
R. Slack | ? R. Howes | O. Moore


Help with the names would be gratefully received. David Barton's book on Matlock[1] has a picture of the 1949-50 team and also lists:

J. Morton, C. Greatorex, R. Standen, M. Holmes, H. Daniel, J. Hancock, L. Finney.


Image supplied by and Copyright © Bernard Gale collection.
Researched, written by and © Ann Andrews, with some help with the names from Eric Brassington, Bernard Gale and Phil Wigfull.
Intended for personal use only.

References:

[1] Barton, David A. (1998), "Around Matlock in Old Photographs", Budding Books, ISBN 1-84015-076-9