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THE BURTON FAMILY

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.

William Edward Burton - Headmaster Bow Brickhill

Taken at Bow Brickhill. Back row: William Edward Burton, Jo Devereux?, front: Sam Coleman, Clarence Coleman, Donald Burton

 

Cricket 1930s style rear of Bow Brickhill school.

Schoolyard cricket at the rear of Bow Brickhill school.  Left to right: Bill Pengelly, Alice Burton, Frances Burton, Mary Burton, Kath Pengelly, Donald Burton, Elizabeth Coleman.

Colemand & Burton family

Taken in the playground at Bow Brickhill school.  Left to right: Gladys & Kath Coleman, Mary Burton, win Coleman, Donald Burton, Elizabeth & Lilian Coleman.

Coleman family in the orchard, Bow Brickhill school

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 Coleman.

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