Festive fun

IE Morton Electricals Christmas dinner and dance at the Schooner Hotel in Alnmouth in 1962/3.
IE Morton Electricals Christmas dinner and dance at the Schooner Hotel in Alnmouth in 1962/3.

This photo shows some of the staff at the IE Morton Electricals Christmas dinner and dance, which took place at the Schooner Hotel in Alnmouth.

The Gazette reader who supplied the picture believes it was taken in either 1962 or 1963.

Most of the names have been provided, but the third from left in the back row and the ladies at the front, except far left, remain nameless. Contact us on 01665 602234 or ben.oconnell@jpress.co.uk if you can help.

According to the information provided, the men standing up are: Eric Hately, Andrew Ternent, Jim ?, Keith Black, Ian Pig, Stan Cooper, Mr E Morton, Eric Shepherd, Jeff Burn, Ivor Cooper, Jim Franking (hidden), Tommy Pickard, Ernie Whittle, J Robinson, John McDougal, Billy Morton.

Seated at the front are Mrs Morton and three mystery women.