I went to Colton school from 1952 to1958. The Headmistress was a Miss Snape, she lived in the school house down the road. The school was opposite Colton church - it closed as a school in the early 60s, and is now the parish rooms. I had good times there and remember a lot of the pupils that went there. I left in 1958 to go to Ulverston grammar school.
My great-great-grandmother was from the area, Edith Jackson, 1876. I have traced her family back a little bit further. Mary, Joseph, Agnes and Elizabeth. Edith married James Park and had a son Philip and daughters Mary and Ada. I would really like to hear from anyone with regard to the above people as I would really like to know a lot more of my ancestors.
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