This photograph is of the “Bacup” Water Polo Team in 1947 and was submitted by Richard Hallinan. He remembers (back row) Tommy Astin, Martin Monaghan, Roy Whalley, Jack Bridge, Fred Simpson and Harry Smith, (front row) Billy Wilkinson, Lol Hester, Ted Stansfield and Peter McLaughlan.
Bacup is a town within the Rossendale Borough of Lancashire, England. Bacup was once described by English Heritage as the best preserved cotton mill town in England. Source: http://www.therossendalefreepress.co.uk/