Friday, 27 April 2018

Tony Connor shares some memories of Cricket in 1981 part B

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Monday, 23 April 2018

50 years on - Reunion for the Class who left in 1968

Martin Jones has written in regarding the Class of 68 - 

" 50 years (and a few kilos) on, these two fine young men, Martin Everett and Martin Jones, are thinking of organising a small-scale reunion for those who left Purley GS in 1968 or thereabouts. If you qualify or know anyone who does, please post a comment so that we can get in touch. Further details when we see what interest there is."  

Does anyone know the contact details of the likes of Roger Yapp (? Tring), Nigel Pattinson (older of two brothers), Phil Jolly (older of two brothers), Keith Russell, Dave Patterson, Nigel Tharby, Carl Pearson, Malcolm Collins, Malcolm Wright, Chris Plumb, and others. Sadly, we know that Rob Lane is no longer with us. " 

If you have any thoughts and would like to contact Martin, then please  drop me a line at and I will pass your details on to him.

Rugby 1970 under 13

Thanks to Martin Hooper for this photo and the names: 

Front row unknown Martin Hooper, Jon Camden. Jeremy Seymour. Nigel Goldney, Peter Wilson David Howells  
Back row I think Malcolm Mayes Steve Harvey unknown Neil Burchell

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Faces from the past.

Teachers we have known:
George Nicholson - History Vic Terry - Maths; 

Jack Godwin - Physics

Saturday, 14 April 2018

Tony Connor shares some memories of Cricket in 1981 part A

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Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Tony Connors' notes from the 1981 Cricket season

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Wednesday, 4 April 2018

2nd X! Cricket 1981

Tony Connor writes - "That's the 2nd X! Cricket 1981-

Rear - Deshmuk  ?

Middle Row -Brian Murphy ? Dave Briault Neil Holden x Birch

Front Row -Connor Pratt? Steve Ord Paul Tapson Neil Burke"

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Fas et Patria

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