Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Snowdon Hut 1978

This was originally published on the 1970 Fas et Patria website which still exists. However, over the coming years this will be retired and the archives are going to be gradually moved to this website. Apologies if you have seen it before.
Karen Pearson:I went to Keston and Taunton Manor with a few of these. The only name I can remember is David Parker in front of Graham Cox. 
Wendy Easton Hi Karen I recognise the lad on the far left middle row Christopher Pratt.. back row, Andrew Patterson front row... where is Andrew Patterson these days? Just wondering if it’s Stephen Jelley middle row?? Probably wrong.
Marty Denby Marty Denby Before my time. Definitely Mr Crosskey and Mr Moorhouse. Whatever happened to him? He was a good bugger. 
Vic Davey Is that Mrs Ribeiro the french teacher in the middle?Karen Pearson Back row ( behind boy crossing his arms) Steven Ecclesy ? And the boy at the very front David Smith? 
Debbie Hill Karen Pearson so is it Graham cox lol confusing now xx 
Geoff Harmer Geoff Harmer Karen is right on the money with David smith and Steven eckersley ?

Friday, 6 December 2019

Under 16 Cricket 1982


Tony Connor comments :

Mark Porter, Greg Downer, Me, Mason, ? (Chislett?)
(Chislett?), Doug Walsh,Steve Kelly, Deshmuk Patel,Priat(?) Patel (Dicky has his name), Neil Burke
Kelly was skipper but not sure if was 82 firstXI (poss was but not sure if Burke stayed on).
NB -I have a school exercise book covering my sad career from 79/80 cricket and football....i can out-geek you big time ...it's mental as i look back at it now....!

Thursday, 5 December 2019

Nat West rugby 7s - Paul Masters writes...

Paul Masters writes "I have a Nat West Rugby 7s photo.  Phil and I were there with, I think, Bob Spendlove and Dave Terry, and Paul Berry.  I had been thinking “speed around the field”  but then Chris Lehur is there too, I think."
And indeed Chris is there...
Rear Left - Chris Lehur Paul Master Steve Paine, Dave Rowe, Nigel Bowles, Paul Berry
Front Row - Phil Jepson. Rob Spendlove, Dave Terry 


Monday, 25 November 2019

1974-1975 Rugby

Top right - Dave Hall - Paul Winder front row second right. Charley Mayer 
front row. 

Nick Holloway thinks it's Guy Flouch, back row extreme left, and Alden (first name..?) front row extreme right?

Any other names - please add in the comments box below.




Thursday, 21 November 2019

Steve Watt RIP

The untimely death of Steve Watt has been reported by his family. Steve was at Purley Boys in the late 1970's. Further details are on his Facebook page.




Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Nigel Bowles Rugby tackle 1973

Nigel Bowles tackles the enemy in 1973.
Dave Shepherd looks on from under the posts. Sadly, Nigel died in 2016 but Dave Shep ( former Head Boy and Chemistry teacher ) is very much active at the age of 75.


Sunday, 10 November 2019

Midland Bank 6 a side Cricket Finals 1973

Rear L to R ; Charles Whitmarsh, Geoff Gibbs ( capt - Where is he now? ), Nick Peaty, Paul Masters ....Front Row - Doug Giles, Nigel Tucker.

R LtoR Charles Whitmarsh, Geoff Gibbs ( capt ), Nick Peaty, Paul Masters Front Doug Giles, Nigel Tucker.



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