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McGLASHAM, John George to Main Staff Index
born: 26-Dec-1919
died: Nov-1997

joined: 9-Jan-1961 (SSGTSFB)
left: 1984 (retired)

"Flash" McGlasham went to Ocean Road Elementary from 1926 to 1931, and then to Westoe Central School until 1935. However, it wasn't until over twenty years later that he attended the City of Leeds Technical College to do a one-year course in Handicrafts, leaving in 1958 with his Ministry of Education Certificate.

He also gained his City and Guilds Sheet Metal Worker's certificate, and his C&G Teachers Certificate in Metalwork and Woodwork, although where and when is not recorded.

His first teaching post was at Whickham View Secondary Modern, in Newcastle, which he left in 1958. He joined the staff of the South Shields Grammar Technical School for Boys in 1961, where he remained until his retirement in 1984.

Mr McGlasham died in November, 1997.

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