Shirley Pipe Band

Photographic Gallery from the 1950s

Before 1962, 1st Shirley Scouts Drum and Bugle Band had a successful existence, little knowing what was in store. Of those in the photos below, Mick Mason became the first Drum Major of the Pipe Band, and Graham Ricketts a tenor drummer.

Click on a thumbnail photograph to see a larger version. Names are listed left to right unless stated.

1955? Shirley Park?
Standing: Mick Mason, ? (from Monkspath?), Lenny Ricketts, Bob Knight, Robin ?, Mike Seeny, David (Percy) Proctor, Graham Ricketts, ?, Tony Pielow, ?
Sitting: ?, Chris Brown?, Brian Hall, ?

1955? Stratford Road, Shirley?
Drummers Front Row: Mick Mason, Graham Ricketts, Tony Pielow

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