Furness Cup & Windsor Street School

Photo one is of a chap called Bill Bowker holding the Furness cup. I can find no other information other than his name on the back of the photo stating he is holding the Furness Cup.


Photo two simply states Windsor Street School football team. A school I know to be in Haverton Hill but no date, and also no names. Perhaps your wider, more knowledgeable audience may have some answers?

Photo and details courtesy of Neil Cushin.

5 thoughts on “Furness Cup & Windsor Street School

  1. Littlewoods took over the sponsorship of the Football League Cup in 1986 and, somehow, acquired the trophy in the picture as the new cup to be awarded to the winners. The trophy had originally been used decades earlier as the trophy for the inter-departmental football competition at Furness Shipyard, Haverton Hill.-from the littlewoods cup website

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  2. Mr Harry Taylor was a teacher at Haverton Hill school, he taught my Brother Keith. He lived over the road to us at Corfe Crescent Billingham.

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  3. I started at Richard Hind in 1957, he was the Religious Knowledge teacher at the School then so it’s before 1957.
    He also looked after the senior football team made up from 5th year pupils,
    I previously posted a picture of this team taken when I was a player.
    Alan Rowbotham

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  4. The teacher in the photograph i would say is Mr Taylor who was a teacher at Richard Hind when I attended bet 1962 & 1967. He seems to be wearing similar clothes in the Richard Hind photographs which may help to date the picture. Dennis Brewer

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