Whist team, mid 1950s
village whist team
Cottingham, winners of the inter-village whist
league pictured at the old school, left to right.
Front row (seated): ___ Bradshaw, Sid
Coles, Mr Porter (school headmaster), Roly Hammond, Mr Coles (Church
Back row: Jim Claypole, Bertie Broomfield (butler
at Bury House), Eric Lawson (mobile greengrocer), Reg Horsley (groom
at Bury House and later landlord of The Spread Eagle), Bill Lawson, Mr
Pearson, Mr Musson (owned a mobile clothing business - people used to buy
from his van, often on the tick!), Mr Smith (Middleton), Ernie Kirk, Vere Coles, Gerald Barbie, Albert Ansell, ___ Barbie, Herbert Jarman (worked as a
chimney sweep as a boy), Fred Bradshaw, Chippy Coles, Les Bradshaw, Les
Jackson, Clary Wilson (local bookmaker).