Can you help identify the faces in this picture taken in the 1950s in Northamptonshire?

This picture was taken outside the United Reformed Church in High Street, Wellingborough, in the 1950s
This picture was taken outside the United Reformed Church in High Street, Wellingborough, in the 1950s

Help is needed to identify and tell the stories behind the faces in this picture.

Wellingborough Museum has had the picture in its collection for some time, but is now looking for people’s help in identifying the occasion and those pictured.

The picture in full

The picture in full

The picture was taken outside the United Reformed Church in High Street, Wellingborough, during the 1950s.

About 30 names have already been given to the museum, including the Revd and Mrs Lionel Willoughby, but that still leaves dozens more to find.

Robert Wharton from the museum said: “We have had quite a lot of people interested in researching the names of the children, but we may hear nothing more.

“I would like to see it extended to short biographies as to what happened in the children’s lives.

“There are several Wellingborough names here and I like making connections, such as which schools they went to and where they worked would be a start.”

Anyone who can identify any of the people in the picture or has information about the occasion itself can call Wellingborough Museum on 01933 276838.