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Photo Gallery

MARK DUERDEN b 1853 --- My Great Grandfather
Mark Duerden and wife Sarah Maria (nee Haworth) with daughters Nora and Clara. circa 1920

GEORGE WILLIAM DUERDEN 1880 - 1939 --- My Great Uncle

SILVESTER DUERDEN 1886 - 1976 -- My Grandfather

On a Shooters Day-out - circa 1956

At Graham and Marian's Wedding

ALEXANDER DUERDEN 1914 - 1979  -- My Father

1939

At our Wedding - 1964

GRAHAM DUERDEN b 1923 --- My Uncle


Graham

Graham and Marian on their Wedding Day

From left,
Marie Howarth, Silvester, John Howarth, Graham, Marian, Irene Howarth, Beatrice Howarth, Thomas Howarth

Sitting in front,
Mark and Nicholas

JESSIE DUERDEN b 1913 --- My Aunty

circa 1931 with Rita (don't know other dog)

circa 1940

GEOFFERY THOMAS DUERDEN WILMORE b 1941 --- My Cousin, 1st removed

Geffery and June on their wedding day 1988

In Scotland

148 NORWOOD ROAD, WALLASEY
My first Home, from 1943 - 1948.
(Photo taken in the 60's)

IT'S ME, RAYMOND b 1943 -
What a beautiful baby. c 1944

BARONS COTTAGE, EDGWORTH - circa 1949

Barons Cottage, Edgworth.


Dad, Nan, Mum and I.

THE DUERDENS & MARTINS
Uncle Reg, Dad, Mum, Nan, Aunt Sally, Granddad Martin, Me, Nana Martin and Cousin Martin.

 

Reg Hayton, Alexander Duerden.

Violet Duerden (nee Martin), Annie Evelyn Duerden (Nee Freeman), Sarah Jane Hayton (nee Martin).

William Martin, Raymond Duerden, Deborah Ann Martin (nee Hutton).

Martin Hayton.

 

I think this was taken at the back of Aunt Sally's Shop in Settle.

MUM, DAD AND I ON HOLIDAY IN THE ISLE OF MAN

Come on Guys - still a couple to name.

Help me.

DARWEN TECHNICAL COLLEGE - CIRCA 1954 - CLASS 1 ALPHA
Well thanks to George Bibby and Gordon Holden we've nearly named them all.
Teacher is a Mr. Booth.                                 Click here for more teacher etc. Trivia

Back row L-R: George Bibby, J. Tony James, Eric Arnold, Graham Winstanley, Martin Wright.

Third Row L-R: ??, Mervin Baron, ??, Ernest David Leach, Christopher Read, Keith Stephenson.

Second row L-R: David Haworth, David Reece, Harold Ward, John McCaughran, Peter Yates, Robert Brookes, William Wild.

Front Row L-R: Keith Wilson, Peter Marsden, Graham Morris, Me - Ray Duerden, Timothy Huddart, John Ian Morgan, Colin Shipperbotom, James R. Witton.

Sitting on floor is John Walsh and David James Howarth.

Inset right is Gordon Holden

Missing from Photograph is John Blackman, Frank Smith and W. Smith

 

MY 14TH BIRTHDAY PARTY - 1957
Anybody know where these reprobates who attended my party when I lived at the Turton Conservative Club are now?
That's me at the back left, then James Newbold, Keith Wilson, Harold Padget, Douglas Innes, Tim Huddart, Billy Wilson, Jim Isherwood, Jimmy Nuttall
and the little brat in front is my brother Rick.

TURTON & EDGWORTH JUNIORS - circa 1956
I don't remember F. Wilson - Anybody help?

TURTON & EDGWORTH AMATEUR FOOTBALL CLUB - circa 1958

   Back row, from left:

   Peter Reid, Ray Duerden (Me), Johny Walters, Tony Kaye (Goalkeeper),

   Tony Hatzer is 6th from left and 2nd from right I'm sure was a policeman.
   Could it be PC Ramshaw? Tom Meikle is far right.

   Front Row: John Coupe is 2nd from right.

   I believe the strip was green/yellow halves.

   I'm sure the photograph was taken at Darwen Football Clubs, Anchor Ground
   - A Semi-Final I think.

Somebody help, please?

METROPOLITAN-VICKERS ELECTRICAL COMPANY APPRENTICE TRAINING SCHOOL - JUNE 1959

   Back Row:

   J A Jopson, R Royle, T J Mulligan, J Jennings, N Cunningham, F H Pollitt,
   D Bouchier, R M Duerden (Me), R A Hopkins.

   Front Row:

   W L Baron, G A Collins, Mr. T W Haycroft, Mr. J Clough, J A Burns, T A Lees

RAY DUERDEN & PAT DAVIES

Our Wedding Day 1964 - Michael Davies and Richard Duerden (Pageboys)
and Monica Leeming (Bridesmaid)
On Holiday
Our 50th Wedding Anniversary at Askrigg (2014))