These schoolchildren of bygone age look pretty glum as they pose for the camera
The picture was taken at Adderley School in 1895 and has been loaned by Mr Thomas Wilshaw, of 18 Puleston, Newport, whose wife’s cousin, the late Mrs Pheobe HuIme, is pictured in the third row, fourth from the left. Mrs Hulme, whose father was a farm worker in the Adderley area, died in 1977, aged 92. She lived in Stoke-on-Trent. But who is the schoolmaster?
MR C. BRADBURY