Monday, 28 November 2016

A few lads from the 1960's get together....

A few lads from the 1966/7/68 era got together for a walk through Memory Lane recently. Peter Gurney Martin Hoffman Simon Keen Chris Gibson - Phil Jepson, Keith Masters, Chris Cuffe.

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Prefects Book and lines from 1966

The author is remains anon to spare his blushes - 50 years on.

Friday, 18 November 2016

Mr Pratt stands with the Prefects from Sergeant House 1978/9

Help needed. Please add Names in the comments box below.

Adrian Price says " My year. 2nd in from left at back Ian Howe. Last on right back David Ottewell. 1st right Steve Seymour 4th from right front Tony Norman. Recognise others but names fail me."

Rod Bird says "Chris Pratt, good bloke played Rugby for Quins 1st's Stephen Seymore? Below Him "Milky" Neil Burke right"

Friday, 11 November 2016

Pure nostalgia - A carrier bag surely worth more than the mandatory 5p now?

A carrier bag surely worth more than the mandatory 5p now?

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Norman Mccanch

Many from the late 1960's intakes will recall Norman Mccanch for his eccentric ways.
The boy has done good. Click the link to see how good his work is.

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

A feast of Prefects in 1981 - and comments with names. Please add names etc in the comments box.

Rear Row: Peed,Neil Hoy,Brian Parkinson,Merritt,Simon Kay....
Front row:  looks like Mark Cullen, 'Bert' Weedon and Phil Hartwell. The guy next to Brian Parkinson played Basketball for Crystal Palace IIRC - National champions at the time so it was a big deal. Think his name was Neil .....???

Monday, 7 November 2016

Harry Flower RIP ( PGS 1941-43 )

John Hanson brings sad news - "Harry Flower really was a long term stalwart of the Rugby Club.  I first saw him playing on Grange Park in 1948 and known him very well since that date. You may be able to bring notice of his sad death to anyone who has not been informed. He was 90 earlier this year.

Friday, 4 November 2016

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Fas et Patria

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