Aberdare Boys’ Grammar School

Official School Photographs

old school

Class Photograph, a Form 3 group, 1946

from Derek D. Phillips

Derek D. Phillips and Stan Beynon have sent in this photograph of a third form class, taken in 1946.

3A 1931

Back Row (L to R): Frederick Bryant,  Ken Jones,  Raymond  Erasmus,  Lyndhurst Hughes,  David Wilkinson,  J. Crowther-Green?, 
Derek B. Phillips,  Ivor Powell Jones,  Norman Williams,  Peter Williams

Middle Row (L to R):
Denis O'Shea,  Donald Davies,  David E. James,  Derek D. Phillips,  Marsden Williams,  Billy J. Williams,  Vivian Thomas, John Oliver,  Peter G. Davies

Front Row (seated) (L to R):
Eric Baker,  Douglas James,  D. Colin Richards,  Stanley Beynon,  Mr Arthur L. Trott (ABCGS 1931-46),  Douglas Cummings,
Geoffrey Parker,  Ray Walters,  Alan Marsh,  James Weir

Front Row (seated on ground): (L to R):
David S. Bird,  D. Royston Brockway,  Russell S. Brake,  John S. Gould

A.L. Trott, M.A.(Wales), M.Ed.(Dunelm), was from Neath. He had a first class degree in History, but taught a variety of subjects at school including Art.
He transferred to Llandrindod Emergency Training College with Mr G.P. Ambrose in 1946, but did not return.
After Llandrindod he gained a lectureship in the education department at UCW Aberystwyth.

Thanks to Stan Beynon and Ken Collins for providing the names for the caption