During this year, I became a Sunday School teacher, and names of pupils are listed on pages 20 and 22.
Looking at this list of my first Sunday School pupils at the Full Gospel Church, I can’t recall their faces, but I think they were very young, perhaps aged six. The class, apparently, judging by the fact that their names are written in ball-point, consisted originally of George McAlpine, Robin Jones, Julie Moran, Terina Chorlton, Lesley White, Susan Stockton, Jeanette Shewan and John Bailey. I had difficulty with the name, which I wrote in pencil, of the additional girl; I wanted to call her “Dewhurst”, but she kept insisting on pronouncing her surname like “Deyhurst”: Pauline Deyhurst. But she wasn’t (yet) literate and couldn’t spell it for me. She evidently lived at 2 Malcolm Place, Fleetwood. (One transcript that I made assumed that Malcolm Place was another pupil; but I have, since then, noticed the “2” in front of it, checked a gazetteer, and found that Malcolm Place as an address does in fact exist.) The ticks and zeros by each name seem to indicate attendance and non-attendance, and the 10’s and 20’s some sort of performance marking. On page 20 are two additional pencilled names: Veronica White (perhaps Lesley’s sister) and Antony McAlpine (presumably George’s brother).
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