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Everest conquerer visited Grantham school




Sir John Hunt, a British Army officer who was best known as the leader of the successful 1953 British Expedition to conquer Mount Everest, is pictured here at Grantham Boys’ Central School in 1961.

He was visiting the school, now Little Gonerby School, on Hill Avenue to present boys with their Duke of Edinburgh awards.

He is pictured walking up the school’s ‘quad’, as it was known.


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