Full line-up of Lancing school’s brilliant boxers

Looking Back recently featured this photo of the Lancing County Secondary School boxing team from the 1958/59 season.

Lancing County Secondary school boxing team
Lancing County Secondary school boxing team

David Brown, pictured front and centre, was hoping readers would be able to remember the first name of the Hefferon brother on the far left of the middle row.

Three readers rang in to fill in the gap in David’s memory and named the boy as David Hefferon.

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One of the readers was David Godwin, of Titnore Lane, Durrington, who is the brother of Michael, second from right on the back row.

John Pickles, of Loxwood Avenue, Worthing, also remembered David’s name, and also revealed that he now lives in New Zealand.

The final reader was Chriss Smith, of Sackville Road, Worthing, who once knew David, and revealed that he went on to join the Merchant Navy.

The full line-up of the team is below:

Back row (left to right) – Michael Wakeham; David Townsend; Laurence Knight; Martin Wakeham; Michael Godwin; Michael Doherty.

Middle row – David Hefferon; Michael Elborough; Peter Godfrey; Peter (Buster) Brown; Tom Brown; Martin Johnson.

Front row – Paul Hefferon; Roger Kimber; David Souter; David Brown; Tony Feldberg; Stan Frances; Paul Chamberlain.

Get in touch if you have any sporting photos you would like to share.

• Send your memories and photos to James Connaughton, via email to [email protected], send them by post or pop into Cannon House, Chatsworth Road, Worthing, BN11 1NA. Telephone 01903 282351.