Evenwood National School A.F.C. 1910-1911



Back Row: R. WALLING: Oaks House in 1911 [born 9 February 1899] Likely to be ROBERT WALLING whose brother was Private John Walling 6/DLI died of wounds 8 March 1917.

J. PRIESTLEY: Evenwood Gate in 1911 [born 20 March 1898] Likely to be JAMES PRIESTLEY [Gordon Lane], 82011 Private J. Priestley, 2nd Reserve Cavalry Regiment.

G. CLENNELL: West View in 1911 [19 February 1897] Likely to be GEORGE EDWARD CLENNELL [7 West View], 447794 Private G.E. Clennell, 205th Employment Company.

Standing: Mr. T. BRIGGS [Headmaster]: West View in 1911 THOMAS BRIGGS Elementary Schoolmaster aged 53. Died 7 June 1919 aged 61.

A. DUNN [Linesman]: South View in 1911, then 15 years old. Likely to be ARTHUR DUNN [1 South View] M12237 RN HMS Birkenhead.

W. PARKIN: Oaks Bank in 1911. Likely to be WILLIAM PARKIN [9 Copley Bent] 83650 Gunner R.G.A.

A.L. DANIEL: Stones End in 1911. Likely to be ARTHUR LLEWELLYAN DANIEL [10 Shirley Terrace] 249598 Sapper Arthur Daniels, RE 34th Division Signals.

R. ARMSTRONG: To date, no details confirmed.

Rev. G.J. COLLIS: GEORGE JENNINGS COLLIS was the sixth vicar of St. Paul’s, Evenwood following Rev. H. J. H. Faulkener in 1908.  He was to remain vicar for ten years until his sudden death in September 1918 aged 47.

Seated: C. CHAPMAN: Oaks Bank Born 19 August 1897. Likely to be CORNELIUS CHAPMAN

G. STONEBANK: Farncombe Terrace in 1911 born 24 October 1897. Likely to be GEORGE STONEBANK [Farncombe Terrace] 73958 Private George Stonebank, 4/DLI.

Mr. A. BLENKINSOP [Assistant]: West View in 1911 born 19 February 1888. Likely to be ARNOLD BLENKINSOP, who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 184th Battalion, service no.874455, having emigrated to Winnipeg, Manitoba.  His brother was S/12112 Private Joseph Blenkinsop, Royal Highlanders (Black Watch), wounded 14 July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme which necessitated the amputation of his left arm.

J. NEASHAM: Swan Street in 1911 born 31 December 1896. Likely to be JOHN NEASHAM

Mr. J.R. BOUCH [Assistant in charge]: South View in 1911, born 29 January 1878. JOHN RAVELL BOUCH, the schoolmaster at Evenwood National School.  He was also the honourable secretary of Evenwood Crusaders football team and choirmaster.  He departed the village on being appointed Headmaster at Eaglescliffe National School in the Spring of 1912.

R. McCONNELL: Copeland Lane in 1911 born 19 March 1897. Likely to be ROBERT GRAHAM McCONNELL [Copeland] M21435 RN HMS Conqueror.

J. BANKS: Copeland Lane in 1911. Likely to be JOHN BANKS bc.1898.

Front Row: T. MASON: Chapel Street. Likely to be THOMAS MASON bc.1898

B. MAUGHAN: Rose Villa born 21 January 1898. Likely to be BERTRAND MAUGHAN

T.W. GIBSON: Esperley Lane, born 21 November 1897. Likely to be THOMAS W. GIBSON [Esperley Lane] 56781 RN HMS Prince of Wales.  OR if there was a printing error it could be Thomas Alfred Gibson b 13 June 1897, Copeland Row, 241938 Private T.A. GIBSON, 1/6th North Staffs Regt.

W.L. BOUCH: WILLIAM LAWRENCE BOUCH, son of J.R. BOUCH, schoolmaster bc.1905.