Church St School, Beeston - about 1922

Church St c1922

Back Row, 4th from the left is Ethel Wright - Ethel was born in Nottingham in 1912 but moved to Beeston as a very young child. After leaving Church Street School, she went to Long Eaton Secoundry School. She married Jack Meakin who also lived in Beeston. The family moved to live in Long Eaton in 1941 and later to Breaston, followed by Draycott. Ethel died in 1999 at the age of 86. Jack died in 2008, 2 months short of his hundredth birthday. - (Details kindly supplied by Ethel's daughter, Janet Carr née Meakin)

Another copy of this photograph has recently appeared, probably from a collection associated with the Torrance family.
This may mean that Margaret Torrance (b. 1913), the oldest daughter of William & Kate (née Elliott) Torrance appears on the photograph
William Torrance(c1880-1923) traded as a fruiterer and seedsman at 1 Church Street, after working for and taking over from Henry Pask

Any further names would be very welcome

Thanks to Janet Carr and her sister Jenny Tudbury (née Meakin) for supplying the photograph originally

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