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Matlock Council Junior School (Girls), about 1931
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Matlock County Junior School,
Chesterfield Road. Standard Seven pupils.
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Matlock Board School Pupils, about 1901

Mr. Chippett's School at Riber Castle

Standard VII girls with their teacher Miss Emily Austin* and the school's headmaster Mr James A. Mills. Taken in the playground of the school on Chesterfield Road. The ages of these pupils vary: Beulah Barmes was born in 1917; Bessie Towe in 1918; Mabel Ash and Margaret Harrison in 1919; Fay Adams, Margaret (Minnie) Allsopp, Margaret Bradbury, Gertie Edwards and Doris Travis were all born in 1920.

The names written on the back are:

Back Row Left to Right:
Lottie Beresford, Mary Bunting, Kathleen Bunting, Gerty (Gertie) Edwards, Margaret Harrison, Else Bollington and Jessie May

Middle Row:

Mary Hawley, Ivy Whitworth, Marjorie Wall, Beulah Barnes, Bessie Tow(e), Annie Holland, Eileen Sladen (?) and Minnie Allsopp

Front Row:
Mabel Ash (whose photograph this is), Fay (?) Adams (paper torn at that point), Doris Travis, Kitty Nichols, Muriel ....... , Annie Travis, Peggy Bradbury, Nellie Harrison and Marion Bunting.

*The webmistress notes that Emily Austin (1901-1991) was living with her mother on Smedley Street in 1939. Her father, John Thomas Austin, had been station master at Matlock. She later moved to Rutland Court.
Her surname has been corrected from Austen.

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