Snap! It’s the Ancoats gang

ancoats snappers

Another picture of the snappers from the Daily Express office in Ancoats, Manchester has turned up, writes JOLLY JOHN KNILL.

The crew in full flow are pictured with London picture editor, Gerry Cook and the legendary Frank Spooner, together with various guests, at I think a Chrissie Pissie! 

Left to right front: Norman Midgley, Frank Spooner, Chris Hagan, Gerry Cook, Eric Raybould, David Cooksey, Tom Campbell.

Second row: Clifford Bedell, Frank Kilgour, Stan Pope, Vernon Amstrong, Laurie Lee, Brian Duff, Eddie Rawlinson, Gordon Amory, Martin Gilfeather, Cyril Ormiston, Ted Stewart.

Third row: John Knill, Barry Henson, Alan Scargill, Bob Renton, Bill Gregory, Leo Carter.

Back row: John Lyth.

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