My father Edward Leslie Andrew Hudson
This picture shows my father with a goat which is believed to have belonged to his grandfather Henry Hayden.
The picture was probably taken in Broughton Gifford, Wiltshire
This picture of Class I of Wantage Boys School was probably taken about 1916 during the First World War. Edward Hudson is 3rd from the right in the second row
Kelly’s Directory for Berkshire 1915.
Alfred Street (boys). built in 1885 for 176 boys; Hedley Long, master; A Garraway, assistant.
The school building is now the Wantage Masonic Hall
Edward Hudson is standing 4th from the right. Bill Birmingham is 2nd from the left.
The first successful peal attempt on the newly augmented ring of ten bells was made on 26th March 1951 when a peal of Grandsire Caters was rung in 3 hours 19 minutes. My father rang number 8.