William Edward Burton became headmaster
at Bow Brickhill and took up residence in the school house with his
wife, Frances (nee Coleman), The photos below were all taken in the
early 1930's. When Mr Burton retired they moved to Bletchley.
Although his name was William Edward, he was known
as Edward. He originated from Nottinghamshire and first came to
Bletchley as a teacher at Bletchley Road Boys' School.
His wife's big family with eleven
children, the Colemans, lived in Aylesbury Street,
Fenny Stratford and later Denmark Street.
Taken at Bow Brickhill. Back row:
William Edward Burton, Jo Devereux?, front: Sam Coleman, Clarence
Coleman, Donald Burton
Schoolyard cricket at the
rear of Bow Brickhill school. Left to right: Bill Pengelly, Alice
Burton, Frances Burton, Mary Burton, Kath Pengelly, Donald Burton,
Taken in the playground at Bow Brickhill school. Left to right:
Gladys & Kath Coleman, Mary Burton, win Coleman, Donald Burton,
Elizabeth & Lilian Coleman.
The Coleman family taken at the school orchard, Bow Brickhill.
Back left to right: Kath & Bill Pengelly, Frances Burton, Elizabeth
& Gladys Coleman. Front row: Col Thomas Coleman & Lilian
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