Can you name the boys from Broadwater Primary School?

Broadwater CE Primary School, 1953
Broadwater CE Primary School, 1953

Tony Voice sent in this photo of the Broadwater CE Primary School team from 1953.

Tony is pictured third from right on the middle row, but he cannot remember the names of all the other boys in the photo.

He named the teachers on the back row as the headmaster Mr Fisher, on the left, and Mr Groom.

On the back row, Tony recognised John Chatfield (second from left), Dick Shephard (second from right) and Jim Pulford (far right).

Tony also named Jimmy Ayres, John Cannon and Trevor Chapman as the boys at the centre of the front row.

John Cannon, the captain of the team, is holding up the Worthing Primary Schools League winners award.

The line-up, with unknown names marked by a question mark, is:

Back row (from left to right) - Mr Fisher; Mr Groom.

Middle row - ?; John Chatfield; ?; Tony Voice; Dick Shephard; Jim Pulford.

Front row - ?; ?; Jimmy Ayres; John Cannon; Trevor Chapman; ?; ?.

Can you name any of the other boys in the photo?

If you have any old sports memories and photos you would like to share, please get in touch.

Please send your memories and photos to James Connaughton, via email to, send them by post or pop into Cannon House, Chatsworth Road, Worthing, BN11 1NA. Telephone 01903 282351.