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Thornes House

The School Choir

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Taken from the "Wakefield Express" in 1951 & reproduced with kind permission


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The choir of Thornes House Grammar School, Wakefield, kept their promise to sing at the evening service on Sunday in the ruins of burnt-out Chapelthorpe Church.  Many of them had, a few hours earlier, helped in salvage operations following the disastrous fire at the school.

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Last revised: 01 March 2013