Blaina School, 1930's/40's. William George Higgs. - a Memory of Blaina.
My grandfather William, Bill to his friends was born in Markham in July 1925 but he was brought up in Blaina before eventually moving to Bargoed where he got married until he finally went into a nursing home. He often told me about his childhood days of growing up in Blaina and going to school there. The girlfriend he had was Winnie Bright. He told me that he used to box for his school, fighting pupils from other schools. I often wondered where this school is or if it's still there, I can't recall if he mentioned the name of it. He died in March 2014 at plasgeller nursing home in Brynmawr.
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