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Local author Fred Kitchen is seated 4th from left. On the front row second from left is Mr Harrison and Mr Loughtey (or Lawty), third from left, both teachers at National school in late 1940s early 1950s. On the back row 3rd from left is Chub Spray, 7th from left is William Harrison (no relation to the above) schoolmaster at Shirebrook, but then moved to Hixon near Stafford, 8th from left is Billy Wagstaff, at that time he worked in the office in Church Street where electricity bills were paid, 12th from left is Dr R Lane, Cliff House, Bolsover, in whose garden the picture was taken, and where Toc H used to meet. Far right in the middle row is Rev Lewis Lloyd, vicar of Bolsover, soon to move on, possibly to Chiswick. Front row, seated, second from right is Charles Henry (Harry) Leaning.