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Baby clinic in Handcross Recreation Ground
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Baby clinic in Handcross Recreation Ground

I have no details of this photograph but perhaps it is clinic for mothers and their bablies similar to the events shown in picture #1322 and picture #1530. The location is clearly the Recreation Ground with the swings and seesaws in the distance.
The original photograph is quite small, and the clarity is not good, but please can anyone identify any of those in the picture? The year has been estimated.
I am wondering if the lady walking behind the group is Mrs Ruth Cooper of Coopers Wood, and could the young girl in the centre with a lolly be Barbara Housby?
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Picture added on 06 March 2017 at 20:01
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I can help with identifications– the one at the back facing away from the camera is a Rover P4.
Added by Darren Ray on 12 March 2017
After talking to my sister, we don't think it is my mum, Ruth, but I think the lady second from the left on the front row is Mrs Turville, with presumably Alan if it's 1958.
Could the lady, far right, front row, be June Bailey with Stuart?

(Peter, I think you are correct as Alan was born in September 1957, and Stuart in February 1958. Barry)
Added by Peter Cooper on 22 March 2017
Is the lady at extreme rear and nearest to Rover P4 Darren's grandmother, Nora Ray?
Added by David Pearce on 22 March 2017
By jove, David, I think you're right. I didn't even recognise my own mother!
Added by Barry Ray on 22 March 2017
Oh yes, I was too busy looking at the cars.
Added by Darren Ray on 22 March 2017
I'm sure the lady in the dark cardigan at the front is my aunt, Marie Pateman, with my late cousin Angela in front of her.
Aunt Marie was married to my uncle Les Pateman.
Added by Bev.Ansell on 28 March 2017
The girl, second from left with arms folded, is Melody Dickens.
The girl, third from the left, in front of the man is Jennifer Hawksworth, the headmaster's oldest daughter.
Not the next girl, but the one after is Jennifer Constable.

Added by Barbara Mellish on 31 March 2017
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