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[4] John (Jack) Wales: Huntingdon Grammar School days

[4] John (Jack) Wales: Huntingdon Grammar School days

More school days in the 1930’s for an Earith lad. After being transferred from the Council school to the Grammar School, my nights are taken up with homework which has to be done. There is none of that, “O that can wait until tomorrow!” it has to be done today. We have a long journey […]

[3] John (Jack) Wales: Early school days

[3] John (Jack) Wales: Early school days

Early school days in Earith. Life was now becoming more industrious. I had been moved up from the Infant Room, as it was called, into the Standard One, where we had ink to write with and real books with lines. Shooting paper with elastic bands was about the only thing I can remember. Then I […]