Here Come the Boys

Here Come the Boys
Exercise quotes
Image by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
William Alfred Cocks of Ryton [1892-1971] Collections.

Here are some boys taking part in physical exercises at the Boys Club, run from Cocks’ own home. nd [1910]

William A Cocks of 18, St Mary’s Terrace, Ryton, was a well known local watch and clock maker and a keen amateur archaeologist and photographer. His father, John Cocks was a Newcastle Bank official who wrote for the Hexham Courant as "Old Cross" for many years, and was closely involved with Ryton Congregational Church. William Cocks was also probably a member of the Church and recorded its activities.

Ref: DX943/3/6

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