Those Were The Day - A scene at Lea village pump

Village pump at Lea
Village pump at Lea

THIS quintessential village scene depicts the village pump at Lea. The lady in the bonnet is a Miss Whetwand.

Regarding the Grammar School photo in 10th May’s Standard, George Parkes has contacted us to say it is Form 5M and the pupils are: back row (from left) Dan Archer, ?, Derek Davidson, Charlie H. Booth, Vic Turner, ‘Jumbo’ Brumfield, Al Goldsmith, Jack Wright, Alan Robinson; centre row: Keith Collinson, Stuart Jackman, Stuart Plumtree, Ralph A. Paine, Mervyn Willey, Geoff Brumby, Barry Johns, John Forrington, Keith Chandrey; front row: Barry Hearn, Philip Melless, ? Hill, Alan Rowe, Mr Stothard, ?, John Leek, Sam Dannatt, George Parkes.